Research Fellow in Antimicrobial Stewardship

Location
Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
Salary
$66,809 - $90,657 p.a.
Posted
28 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2017
Ref
0042845
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Veterinary Biosciences, Melbourne Veterinary School

Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

Salary: $66,809 - $90,657 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

As an enthusiastic and competent research fellow in production animal antimicrobial stewardship the role will involve leading research activities in the area of production animal antimicrobial stewardship and collaborating widely with other staff and postgraduate students in the faculty who work in the areas of antimicrobial stewardship and veterinary microbiology, as well as research higher degree students and research fellows in the National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship.

The role involves development of methods for assessing patterns of antimicrobial use and interventions to ensure more responsible use of antimicrobials, and also laboratory-based studies, including molecular studies. The role is primarily based at the University of Melbourne's Parkville campus but will also involve travel to farming enterprises and rural veterinary practices. The role will synergise with research work on antimicrobial stewardship of companion animals. The role is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council under the Centres of Research Excellence scheme – the National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Close date:  21 Mar 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria*

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*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria