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Financial Markets Foundation Chair in Translational Childhood Medicine

The University of Sydney is seeking a Chair in Translational Childhood Medicine who will be charged with demonstrably improving the health and wellbeing of current and future generations of Australian children. The Chair will lead the way in prevention by directing population-level observational and interventional studies in the first few years of life that deliver long-term positive impacts for children. Both non-medical and medical applicants are invited to apply.

Some of the selection criteria include:

  • Doctorate by research in a relevant area, (health promotion, public health, community child health, or epidemiology/biostatistics.
  • Expertise and demonstrated ability to foster and promote excellence in areas of research relevant to innovation in community child health, health promotion or population child health. Experience in the planning, design, implementation, execution, monitoring or evaluation of epidemiological studies, including randomised controlled trials, other intervention studies or cohort studies.
  • Demonstrated experience in management and analysis of large, population or linked administrative datasets.
  • Demonstrated translation of research into policy or practice at a state/ federal level.
  • Ability to foster professional and community partnerships with significant strengths, current networks and leadership in the area of population child health and ability to build strategic partnerships/teams.

Interested people can contact Prof Louise Baur, Head of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, at louise.baur@health.nsw.gov.au or on +62-2-9845-1906

For more information and to apply please go to – FMFC Chair