Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow, Research School of Population Health job with AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU)

Classification: Academic Level A/B

Salary package: $76,271 – $117,736 plus 17% superannuation

Term: Full time, CDD (3 years)

Job Description : PD_Postdoctoral Fellow_Research Fellow_clean.pdf

Job Overview

We are recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows/Research Fellows to work on a number of projects within the new National Center for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Welfare Research. The Center includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (and non-Aboriginal) academic and professional staff and a vibrant study body; Center members are enthusiastic about encouraging, guiding and continuing to learn.

The new team member(s) will contribute research that directly informs programs and policies of tangible benefits for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia. They will engage with leading academics in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing research, as well as external community and policy partners.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and impactful team at the Australian National University. One of the defining roles of the ANU is to contribute to the improvement of the health and well-being of indigenous peoples. You will gain work experience in a world-class institution in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data and the dissemination of research results.

The new center is uniquely placed to make a significant contribution to improving the health and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The objectives of the Center include:

  • Upholding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander leadership, governance and ways of knowing, being and doing.
  • Conduct high quality health and wellness research of local, national and international significance.
  • Inform programs, policies and practices in local, state/territorial and national jurisdictions.
  • Development and delivery of a training and education program reflecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing priorities, with a focus on community capacity, policy makers and undergraduate and postgraduate.

Located at the National Center for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH), the National Center for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Welfare Research is well positioned to conduct meaningful and transformative health research that address the priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The Postdoctoral Fellow/Researcher will contribute to cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary, innovative research in the areas of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander well-being, in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, communities and organizations. Postdoctoral fellows/research fellows will need to be organized, reliable and work with limited supervision. Some domestic travel may also be involved. This position will allow for further development of research, evaluation and program implementation, as well as opportunities to pursue independent research. Some domestic travel may also be involved.

For more information please contact Dr Raglan Maddox T: +61 2 6125 5617 E: [email protected]

Application Information

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

  • A statement meeting the selection criteria (

  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) that includes the names and contact details of at least three references (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees, you can complete them online when prompted in the application form.
    Other documents, if necessary.

Applications that do not meet the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please Note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. A job offer is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing Date: August 28, 2022

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