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The Arto Hardy Family Chair of Biomedical Innovation

About the opportunity We are seeking to appoint an outstanding senior academic at the level of Professor as The Arto Hardy Family Chair of Biomedical Innovation , a conjoint position between the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and School of Medical Sciences, within the University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health. The position will provide academic and administrative leadership in the development of the biomedical research program at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and the School of Medical Sciences, and foster collaborative research relationships between multidisciplinary professionals and specialists at Lifehouse. The Chair will advance the goals of the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse by providing advice to the Lifehouse executive relating to the development of biomedical research and assisting commercialisation of research output.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching in biomedical research at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and in the School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney. Working to strengthen the relationship between the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and the School of Medical Sciences, the appointee will also be responsible for creating and strengthening external partnerships with research, educational and professional bodies, governments, health and non-governmental organisations, philanthropists and funding agencies. About you The ideal candidate will possess relevant achievements in the field of biomedical research with a record of leadership in scholarly publication in high quality peer reviewed journals.

With proven experience in collaborative research, you will possess not only the ability to work as a productive member of a research team, but also the ability to build and lead an effective research team. You will need to demonstrate a track record of obtaining peer-reviewed funding for research programs, experience in industry, research-led teaching and translating research into policy and practice. Term and remuneration The employment relationship of the position is with the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, and the successful candidate will be awarded an academic title by the University.

There is no employment relationship with or employment entitlements from the University of Sydney. The substantive salaried appointment with Lifehouse will be offered as a five-year fixed-term appointment. The position is available on a fractional basis 0.

6FTE up to 1.0FTE (negotiable). The academic title with the University will also be for a fixed term of 5 years, subject to the appointee continuing to hold their salaried position and the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and subject to review.

The successful candidate will be appointed by the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse on pay scales. Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. How to apply Applications ( including a cover letter and CV ) must be submitted via the University’s career site.

Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment/ for mor.


Date13 September 2021

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type Full Time

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