Maurice Blackmore Senior Research Fellow in Integrative Medicine

Sydney, Australia
06 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Opportunity to develop and lead a collaborative research program
  • Located in the Charles Perkins Centre on the University of Sydney campus in Camperdown
  • Full-time fixed term for 3 years with the possibility of renewal for a further 2 years and base salary $156K - $172K p.a plus superannuation    

About the opportunity  

We are seeking a Senior Research Fellow to develop a sustainable research program in integrative medicine, linking nutritional and pharmacological approaches in healthcare and contributing to the evidence base on integrative medicine.  The Senior Research Fellow will be based within the Boden Collaboration of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Research Fellow who has: 

  • a doctoral degree (or equivalent) in nutritional science, dietetics, medicine, pharmacology or a relevant related field
  • a substantial track record of research in nutrition, disease prevention and integrative medicine, or a related field, as indicated by publications in peer-reviewed journals, competitive grants awarded, and research findings translated (or in the process of translation) into policy or practice
  • international recognition, as indicated by invitations to deliver leading presentations at conferences and research colloquia
  • experience in teaching students of healthcare professions
  • capacity to develop and implement a new research program, and interact effectively and empathically with colleagues
  • knowledge of work health and safety principles relevant to the role.

About us

For more information on Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders please see refer to:  

The University of Sydney was established more than 160 years ago as the first university in Australia.  It is highly ranked for academic and research excellence and has an outstanding international reputation. Across our campuses, we employ over 7,600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.  We believe in education for all, and the goal of our research is to improve the lives of people everywhere. 

The University is undergoing significant changes which bring new opportunities for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us. 

How to apply
For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the position’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 1813/0919F to apply. 

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 22 September 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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