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Jobs & Opportunities

  • Project Manager - Urban Slum Revitalisation (Monash University)

    Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) facilitates interdisciplinary research partnerships that provide solutions to sustainable development challenges globally, providing a platform to share expertise in partnership with industry, government and the community.  One of the current programs of work is the Urban Slum Revitalisation project funded by the UK-based Wellcome Trust. The project involves researchers from MSDI and five faculties across Monash as well as Stanford and Emory Universities and the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities.  It is designed to undertake a water sensitive revitalisation of 24 urban slums across Indonesia and Fiji, building local capabilities in new water technologies and improving human and environmental health within these communities.

    The Project Manager is a key position within this program, leading and managing the end-to-end scope of this multifaceted project, including researching and planning, stakeholder engagement, developing documentation and presentations, milestone reporting as well as post-implementation reviews.  In addition, you will lead a highly trained and motivated team, including staff based in-country, to underpin and deliver on the goals of the project, ensuring key project deliverables are met, project requirements resourced effectively, and budget considerations are managed.  Risk identification and mitigation, legislative and process compliance, and change management responsibilities will add further diversity to this focus.

    This is an ideal opportunity to drive real, substantial change and make a significant positive impact to these local communities.  If you believe you can fulfil these requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply


    To view a detailed Position Description and to submit an application, please visit: http://www.monash.edu/jobs

    Enter ‘560602’ in Job Search and click enter.

    Applications Close Monday 10 April 2017

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  • Register Now: 13th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control conference, Melbourne, 2-5 May 2017

    Registrations Close Sunday 23 April 2017

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  • Research Fellow Program Evaluation – (NCIRS)

    The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) at The Kids Research Institute is looking for a dynamic individual to undertake a key research role within the Centre as Research Fellow  –  Program Evaluation to work within the Coverage, Evaluation and Surveillance area of the Centre.

    NCIRS is the leading body in Australia working in the areas of immunisation policy, evaluation of immunisation programs and surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases, and has national and international recognition in these areas.

    Further information is available on the NSW Health Recruitment site: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=382128

    Applications close Wednesday 29 March 2017

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  • Research Officer – Vaccine Safety (NCIRS)

    The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) at The Kids Research Institute is looking for a self-motivated  individual to undertake a research role within the Centre.

    NCIRS is the leading body in Australia working in the area of policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia and in supporting initiatives in the surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases, including disease surveillance, vaccine coverage and immunisation adverse events. NCIRS has national and international recognition in this arena.

    The position NCIRS is looking to recruit is a Research Officer – Vaccine Safety who will contribute to the Centre’s role in national surveillance systems, particularly the AusVaxSafety National Surveillance System.

    The position is full time temporary to 30 June 2018 (with possible extension)

    Further information is available on the NSW Health Recruitment site: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=379163

    Applications Close Saturday 1 April 2017

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  • Principal Project Officer (Qld)

    • -Assist with consultation processes and stakeholder engagement strategies, including developing new resources

    • -Deliver training or training solutions to assist state and local government staff and industry with transitioning to a changing regulatory environment associated with public health legislation

    • -Exciting temporary full time opportunity located at Herston

    The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland.  We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace.  Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

    The Prevention Division leads and sets the direction for improving the health of all Queenslanders through the prevention of disease, protection of health, and promotion of wellbeing. Health Protection Branch seeks to safeguard the community from potential harm or illness caused by exposure to environmental hazards, diseases and harmful practices. Health Protection Branch is responsible for coordinating the administration of public health legislation and associated regulations.

    To apply please go here.

    Applications Close Tuesday 28 March 2017

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  • Deputy Director - Victorian Cancer Registry

    Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. The Victorian Cancer Registry (VCR) is a population-based cancer registry aiming to provide comprehensive, accurate and timely information for cancer control by developing and maintaining a high quality, accessible information asset to support epidemiological, clinical, behavioural and health services research and evaluation.

    • - Provide senior leadership in a renowned cancer registry
    • - Make a significant contribution to cancer research in a respected not-for-profit organisation
    • - Full time permanent position – St Kilda Road, Melbourne

    Provide strategic direction for this widely acknowledged registry providing data for cancer control nationally and internationally.

    To apply please go to Cancer Council Victoria website here.

    Applications close Sunday 9 April 2017

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  • iDEA17 in Melbourne April 1-2

    iDEA is the annual conference of Doctors for the Environment Australia. Bringing together medical professionals and students, iDEA unites people with one common goal – to address the human health impacts of the environment and climate change.

    iDEA17’s theme is “global problems, local solutions”. Delegates will hear from engaging and knowledgeable speakers and discuss how to best address some of the biggest health concerns of our time.

    In addition to a stellar academic program, you can enjoy an array of social events and workshops.

    Registration is very affordable, so register now for an inspiring, worthwhile weekend. 

    Like and share event details on Facebook and YouTube video.

    Website link:  https://www.dea.org.au/idea2017/

    Applications Close 1 April 2017

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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

    Applications Close Wednesday 12 April 2017

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  • Master of Ageing. Tackle the challenges of tomorrow

    Across the world, the proportion of people aged over 60 years is growing faster than any other age group. As someone working in healthcare, you’re very likely already noticing this within your industry. How we approach the challenges and opportunities of our rapidly changing society will be determined in great part by experts with specialist knowledge in ageing.

    The online Ageing in Society program from the University of Melbourne will help you meet the accelerating demand for a skilled workforce with this specialist knowledge and become a leader in the sector.

    For more information on eligibility, subjects and fees visit our website.

    Applications close Sunday 28 May 2017

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  • Cricket Australia and ACRISP FedUni PhD Scholarship (Ballarat)

    Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the nation's leading regional universities. With a reputation for relevance and excellence, FedUni has a strong tradition of education and training delivery spanning more than 145 years. We were the nation's first regional, multi-sector university and are the third oldest site of higher learning in Australia.

    Information on how to apply can be found at: http://federation.edu.au/research/research-degrees/apply. Enquiries should be directed to Dr Lauren Fortington at l.fortington@federation.edu.au.

    Successful applicants are expected to begin work in the second half of 2017.

    Applications Close Friday 31st March 2017

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  • Senior Epidemiologist - Sydney NSW

    Senior Epidemiologist MedicineInsight - NPS MedicineWise

    A fantastic opportunity exists to join the MedicineInsight team in a new senior role coordinating a team of Epidemiologists, Biostatisticians and Data Analysts. MedicineInsight is a landmark program designed to assist general practitioners and policy makers to improve the quality use of medicines and medical tests, with the ultimate goal of achieving better health outcomes for all Australians.


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