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The John Chalmers Clinical Research Fellowship with the support of Servier

Sydney

Reference: 4145093

The George' is 600+ people globally focused on improving the health of millions of people. A medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to find the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide. Our team of dedicated researchers are among the world's best with a genuine passion for improving the health of people around the world. We are an innovative and enterprising medical research institution and this is an exciting opportunity to learn from the best and enhance your research skills.

To celebrate and recognise one of our greats, Professor John Chalmers, we are offering The John Chalmers Clinical Research Fellowship with the support of Servier. The fellowship will be awarded to an outstanding postdoctoral clinical researcher to undertake supported research at The George Institute for Global Health in Australia. This is a full time 2 year postdoctoral fellowship, valued up to $150,000pa. The award will enable the Fellow to undertake research that encompasses Professor Chalmers' areas of interest, specifically, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, renal disease and diabetes. Extension beyond the term of the fellowship is dependent on further funding being secured.

The George Institute offers a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including 17.5% leave loading, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must hold a relevant postgraduate degree in related disciplines (including medicine, science or health)
  • Experience in the development and coordination of health research projects and/or clinical trials
  • Experience in writing research papers and grant applications
  • Experience in data interpretation, analysis and/or statistical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well and flexibly i.e. autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders
  • It is desirable that you have the right to work in Australia, but we may consider exceptional candidates who require a Visa.

To apply:

All applications must be submitted via our careers webpage as a single PDF file and must include the following:

  • 2 page curriculum vitae
  • 4 page statement addressing the statement of claim (attached)
  • Full list of publications and presentations
  • A copy of academic transcripts
  • 2 Referee reports which should include the following:
    • The capacity in which the referee knows the Chalmers Fellowship applicant
    • Comment on the applicant's suitability for a clinical research fellowship
    • Comment on the applicant's potential for future leadership in their field of research.

The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; people who identify as LGBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


Applications Close: 10 Jun 2018