• Undertake research into tuberculosis epidemiology and clinical trials
  • Located at Central Clinical School, Camperdown Campus, with periodic travel to Vietnam.
  • Full time fixed term for 24 months, base salary Level B $102K – $121K p.a plus superannuation. 

About the opportunity 

 The University  of  Sydney  is  seeking  a  highly-motivated  Postdoctoral  Fellow  to  undertake  research  into  the tuberculosis (TB) epidemiology and  interventions  to  improve  TB  control  in  high  and  low-prevalence  settings.  This position will be based at the Central Clinical School  in  the  University  of  Sydney.  It will  involve  implementing  collaborative  studies  in  Australia  and  internationally,  including  Vietnam.  It will also involve  opportunities to supervise research students. Research areas will  include:

  • prevention of tuberculosis  (including  multidrug  resistant-TB)
  • active case-finding  to  identify  people  with  TB  in endemic settings
  • antimicrobial resistance in resource-limited settings
  • TB relapse  and  mortality
  • use of  digital  technologies  to  improve  the  control  of TB.

Research methods will include:  epidemiological  studies, clinical  trials, systematic  reviews  and  meta-analysis, health  economic  analysis and implementation research.


About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Respiratory Medicine who has:

  • a PhD in epidemiology, clinical trials methods, or related fields.
  • demonstrated skills in epidemiology and  statistical  analysis
  • Implementing clinical and/or  public  health  research  relating  to  tuberculosis,  or  other  relevant  diseases
  • must have a strong  publication  record  according  to  opportunity  and  excellent  communication skills.

Only candidates who have received their PhD within the last 60 months will be considered

Experience  of  working  in  a  cross-cultural  setting,  and/or  in  a  low-middle  income  country,  will  be  an  advantage.

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