University of Sydney CAR Postdoctoral Interdisciplinary Air Pollution and Health Research Fellowships 2016
Brief description: The Centre for Air quality and health Research and evaluation (CAR) Postdoctoral fellowships are for those interested in a career in air pollution research.
Application Deadline: Friday 5th August 2016
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: All countries
To be taken at (country): Australia
Eligible Field of Study: Candidates may come from a variety of backgrounds including medicine, science, public health and epidemiology, occupational and environmental health, computer science or other relevant fields.
About the Award: The Centre for Air quality and health Research and evaluation (CAR; an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence) is based at a network of Universities and research institutes in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. CAR is funded by the NHMRC for five years to support research training and research translation in the interdisciplinary field of air pollution and health. CAR research broadly encompass methodological advances in the study of air pollutants, longer and short term health outcomes, the biological basis of adverse human effects and the effects on vulnerable populations.
CAR is particularly interested in applications investigating the effects of long term air pollution exposure on health. CAR investigators already have access to several cohorts that could form the basis of such an application, but cohorts not already part of the CAR research program will also be considered.
Eligibility: To ascertain eligibility, you will be asked:
- Are you eligible to work in Australia?
- How many years experience do you have in a similar role?
- What is the postcode of the suburb or town you live in?
- When are you available to start?
- What is your expected annual salary?
Selection Criteria: The desirable skills and experience for such a candidate include: the use of routinely collected linked health data for epidemiological studies; data management and analysis of large data sets from various sources; population wide small area level exposure assessment; high level statistical skills and GIS skills.
Number of Awardees: Not stated
Value of Scholarship: Full Research Funding
Duration of Scholarship: Fellowship funding is available for 12 months with possible extension; the fellowship is available for an immediate start.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should visit Scholarship Webpage to apply
Award Provider: Willcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney