Fellow/Associate Professor, Research School of Population Health

Canberra, Australia
06 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
11 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level C/Academic Level D
Salary package: $122,240 - $155,166 per annum plus 17% superannuation 
Term: Fixed term full time position available for 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.

This an exciting position for Fellow/ Associate Professor in economic evaluation who will work on AusPathoGen—a national program of infectious disease surveillance based on whole genome sequencing. The Fellow / Associate Professor will lead the cost-effectiveness evaluation of the use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) for surveillance of key pathogens. This work will involve the use of novel approaches to economic evaluation, including harnessing natural experiments. The appointee will also contribute to teaching and, commensurate with the level of appointment, will further their own research agenda, pursuing funding opportunities and programs of research that augment the Department’s existing suite of policy-relevant health economics / economic evaluation projects.

For further information about this position please contact Professor Emily Lancsar at Emily.Lancsar@anu.edu.au

Position Description: Position Description.pdf

Closing Date: 11 January 2022

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant via: indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au

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Application information

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

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

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

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.