Director - Research Assets - The Sax Institute

Sax smAbout the role
Sitting within the Research Assets Division, the Director is responsible for the management and implementation of complex population health research activities. This includes ensuring that the 45 and Up Study (the largest ongoing study of healthy ageing in Australia) is managed and delivered to a high standard whilst also working strategically to develop and improve the programs delivered by the Sax Institute.

The Director, Research Assets is a key role within the Institute and requires the incumbent to have a high level of initiative and the capacity to work with a wide range of people within a complex organisational structure. This role will allow you to contribute to world leading initiatives to support evidence-informed policy and practice.

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Chief Public Health Nutrition Advisor - Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Food Standards

Position title

Chief Public Health Nutrition Advisor    

Position classification

Principal Scientist


Science and Risk Assessment


Chemical Safety and Nutrition Science


Canberra or Wellington


Full-Time ongoing

Immediate supervisor

Section Manager

About us

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is an independent statutory authority in the Australian Government Health portfolio. We are established by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 and manage the Food Standards Code (the Code). The Code is enforced by state and territory departments, agencies and local councils in Australia, the Ministry for Primary Industries in New Zealand, and the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources for food imported into Australia.

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Research Fellow - Genetic Epidemiology - Monash University


Location: Monash Medical Centre
Employment Type: Full-time or Part-time, 0.8 Fraction
Duration: 2 year fixed-term appointment

An exciting opportunity exists for a Research Fellow to join the Precision Medicine team at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health. The Research Fellow’s overall objective will be to conduct research investigating aetiology and prognosis of cancer, focusing primarily on genetic and epigenetic susceptibility, tumour molecular profile, and integrative multi-omics analysis, using a range of epidemiological, statistical, and computational methods.

The Role

The Research Fellow will play a critical role in the conduct of research and the production of conference and seminar papers and publications from that research. The goal is to contribute to the primary prevention, early detection, prediction, and improved prognosis of cancer. As the successful candidate you will work collaboratively with research teams that include senior investigators, research fellows, research assistants, and doctoral/other students and contribute to the guidance of junior staff members and the preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies.

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Senior Research Officer - Immunisation Guidelines & Policy Support

NSWgovThe National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) is looking for a dynamic individual who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment, to contribute to the Centre’s role in supporting the development of national immunisation practice guidelines and policies.

This position is particularly suitable for a graduate of medical science or medical/health disciplines, with post-graduate qualification in public health and strength in epidemiology, who has keen interest in the development of evidence-informed clinical practice guidelines or health policies, especially in the context of communicable disease control and/or immunisation. Experience in systematic review and appraisal of biomedical literature, meta-analysis, statistical analysis of epidemiological data, health technology assessment, scientific writing for various purposes and audience, and knowledge translation in population health contexts will be assets that you can bring to the position.

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