Research Fellow in Epidemiology of Lung Health University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health Australia

RESEARCH FELLOW IN EPIDEMIOLOGY OF LUNG HEALTH

 

Job no: 0047816


Work type: Fixed Term


Location: Parkville


Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Department/School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health


Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 (Level A)


Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 9.5% superannuation

 

This post-doctoral position will be based at the Allergy and Lung Health Unit (ALHU) in the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics. The position requires a specific focus on epidemiology of chronic respiratory diseases, particularly lung function deficits.

 

The Research Fellow is expected to develop a research program to address the following specific research aims:

  1. To assess the burden of chronic lung diseases in Australian population.

  2. To determine patterns of lung function throughout the life course in the general population and high-risk populations.

  3. To comprehensively investigate the independent and joint effect of lifetime risk factors, particularly modifiable environmental factors, on patterns of lung function and chronic lung diseases.

  4. To investigate potentially new phenotypes of chronic lung diseases, their determinants and prognoses.

  5. To develop and validate risk prediction models for different phenotypes of chronic lung diseases

 

The Research Fellow will also conduct literature reviews, develop studies, apply for grant funding, analyse existing and new data, publish results, present findings at scientific meetings, participate in knowledge translation and supervise research students.

 

Position Description

Advertised: 15 Feb 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


Applications close: 17 Mar 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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