Position Overview

Researchers at the Research School of Population Health (RSPH) conduct innovative and multidisciplinary research across a range of pressing national and international health problems. The Population Health Exchange (PHX) is a new initiative that aims to create high-impact, highly-collaborative co-productions with healthcare consumers, clinicians, policy makers, health advocates and other researchers, in order to expand the reach of our work. The ultimate aim is to tackle entrenched health inequities and emerging health threats.

The Research Fellow/Senior Fellow (Implementation Lead) will engage with staff and students in RSPH to build capacity within the School, develop a flourishing PHX and undertake research on population health implementation and translation.

Position Information

The Research Fellow/Senior Fellow (Implementation Lead) will work closely with the PHX Working Group, under the broad direction of the PHX Steering Committee. They will collaborate with other areas of RSPH, the College of Health and Medicine and other areas within the ANU. Externally, the position will work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, including academic institutions, federal and state government departments, nongovernment organisations and health advocacy groups. They will work with a significant degree of independence.

Role Statement:
The Research Fellow/Senior Fellow (Implementation Lead), PHX will:
• Play a leadership role in the PHX, designing and applying strategies to build and strengthen RSPH organisational capacity for health research implementation, including curating methods and high impact case studies of RSPH research
• Undertake a research program on implementation/impact relevant to PHX activities, including: being responsible for evaluating the PHX; preparing articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals; preparing and delivering conference presentations and seminar papers; and preparing or overseeing project proposals and grant applications
• Engage with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to enhance the activities of the PHX
• Build capacity of RSPH staff and students for implementation, including: contributing to the teaching program of RSPH; and training and supervising research support staff and postgraduate research students, as required
• Contribute to the effectiveness of RSPH by: participating in the cyclical performance management planning and review process; attending departmental and/or faculty meetings; and being a member of one or more
• Perform other duties consistent with the classification of the position

For further information, please contact Professor Darren Gray T: +61 2 6125 8595 E: darren.gray@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.