Research Fellow, Academic Department of Surgery

Canberra, Australia
05 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $99,809 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (3 years)

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

We are recruiting a research fellow at Level B to undertake independent research in the area of modelling physiology. The role supports development of the ANU initiative Systems Thinking in Health and Medicine. The generated models and concepts of modelling in human physiology will enhance medical education of students and staff, assist with the development of a new ANU Centre for Simulation Based Training in Healthcare, and will underpin the ANU initiative in Space Medicine and Space Physiology with focus on models of human and animal physiology under normal and microgravity conditions.

We seek an articulate, goal oriented and collaborative individual capable to drive a research agenda aimed at discovery and innovation, able to embrace and contribute to a vision of Medicine through the lens of physiological models, keen for novelty and ready to share.

The Australian National University is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. For more information, please visit

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

For further information please contact Professor Klaus-Martin Schulte, MD, FRCS, FRACS E: or Dr Willem van Meurs,

Closing date: 4 December 2019

Position description: Research Fellow.pdf

Application information

In order to apply for his role, please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria, and
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV).

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.