Postdoctoral Fellow - Adelaide Dental School

Country: Australia;

City: Adelaide

Vacancy added: 26.08.2019

Employer: The University of Adelaide

Resumes due: 25.09.2019


This position predominately (but not restricted to) will work under general direction to provide research and administrative support to the Director, Food and Health to meet research objectives in the area or Public Health Nutrition and/or Dental Public Health

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD or near completion in Public Health Nutrition and/or Dental Public Health.
  • Demonstrated high quality research experience with a track record of peer reviewed research based publications (preferably as first author) in areas directly related to Public Health Nutrition and/or Dental Public Oral Health.
  • National and international publications and presentations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 24 September 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Paula Moynihan

Director, Food and Health

P: +61 (8) 8313 3073


For application related queries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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