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    ... From: David trigger [mailto:dtrigger@CYLLENE.UWA.EDU.AU] Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2000 12:13 AM To: ANTHRO-L@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU Subject:
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      From: David trigger [mailto:dtrigger@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2000 12:13 AM
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      Subject: Position advertisements


      COMBINED UNIVERSITIES CENTRE FOR RURAL HEALTH
      GERALDTON, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

      TWO POSITIONS:
      APPLIED EPIDEMIOLOGY
      ANTHROPOLOGY OF RURAL HEALTH



      Applications are sought from researchers with the skills and commitment to conduct high quality applied research to address problems faced by rural and remote communities and health professionals.  The successful applicants will be part of the Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health (CUCRH), one of seven Commonwealth-funded University Departments of Rural Health nationally.  Based in Geraldton, Western Australia, CUCRH is managed by a consortium of three universities: Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University and The University of Western Australia.  CUCRH works closely with these universities, State health services, the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, Divisions of General Practice, the Western Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Medicine, non-government organizations, professional associations and Aboriginal medical services. CUCRH works to improve health in the Pilbara, Central West and Goldfields regions of Western Australia through education, training and research programs.  CUCRH has a core staff of four administrative and eight academic positions with expertise in medical education, public health, Aboriginal health, health promotion, allied health, nursing and demography. 

      POSITION 1:
      Applied Epidemiology (level B/C)

      The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Applied Epidemiology will be responsible for leading and participating in research teams, drawing together multi-agency and multi-disciplinary proposals for funding, and advising on research design, statistical consulting and research training.  Because of the need to work collaboratively with a range of organisations, good communication skills are important for this position.  Post graduate qualifications and knowledge and practical experience in applied epidemiology, research design, statistical consulting and tertiary level education and training are among the other significant criteria applicants should fulfil. 

      POSITION 2:
      Anthropology of Rural Health (level B/C)

      The successful applicant will contribute an anthropological perspective into undergraduate and postgraduate education in rural health and a strategic and applied rural research program.  The position will be affiliated with the Department of Anthropology of The University of Western Australia and collaborative teaching, research and supervision with the Department will be encouraged.  A PhD is essential for this position, although applicants near completion may be considered for a level B appointment.  Applicants need to demonstrate an understanding of issues in primary health care as it applies to rural and remote Australia and to have a research and publication track record appropriate to the level of appointment. 

      SALARY RANGE: Lecturer Level B $aus49,887 - $59,243 p.a.
      SALARY RANGE: Senior Lecturer Level C $aus61,112 - $70,468 p.a.
      CLOSING DATE FOR BOTH POSITIONS: 13 October 2000

      Both positions will be based in Geraldton, Western Australia, and will be for a fixed-term period of two years.  Any further employment will be dependent on CUCRH securing funds beyond the initial two year period.  Relocation costs, if applicable, will be negotiated.  Secondments could be negotiated and fractional appointments would be considered.  Application packages are available from Liz Brain, CUCRH, 61 8 9956 0200 or ebrain@....  For further information about the position contact CUCRH Director Ann Larson, 61 8 9956 0200 or alarson@....



      Associate Professor David S Trigger
      Head, Department of Anthropology
      University of Western Australia
      Nedlands, W.A. 6907

      Telephone: 61 08 93802850
      Fax: 61 08 93801062

      Email: dtrigger@...
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