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Postdoctoral / Research Fellow opportunity at ANU

The National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health at the Australian National University (ANU) has an opportunity for an early to mid career researcher with a quantitative and qualitative background to work in the area of globalization, trade, food and public policy led by Professor Sharon Friel. The position strives to improve understanding of the relationship between globalization, trade and health equity, with a strong focus on food systems. The position is for two (2) years in the first instance.

In addition to experience and interest in trade and health equity, to succeed in this role you will have strong quantitative and qualitative skills, an eagerness to translate research into practice, and ability to work with stakeholders outside of academia.

Location: Canberra/ACT
Term of Contract: Fixed Term of 2 Years
Salary Package: $60,690 – $95,407 pa plus 17% superannuation
Closing Date: 31 May 2013

The Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow will:

  • Contribute to the management and leadership of fieldwork associated with the ARC

    Trade, Food and Health grant.

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis of research data.
  • Contribute to the production of conference and seminar papers and peer-reviewed publications from research outcomes.
  • Present research findings at peer-reviewed conferences and seminars in the field of expertise.
  • Support the development of the public policy and health equity work within NCEPH, RSPH and across the ANU.
  • Pursue appropriate funding through research proposals and grant applications.
  • Comply with all ANU policies and procedures, and in particular those relating to work, health and safety and equal opportunity.
  • Perform other duties as allocated by the supervisor or the Vice-Chancellor consistent with the classification of the position.

For more information about the position and application procedures, click here.

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