Institution (Location)
Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) – Melbourne, AUS
Start Date
May 17, 2016
AUS $110,906 – $127,681 pa (plus 17% super)
Position Description

Deakin University recently re-designated the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (CPAN) as a research institute, the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN).  IPAN is a multidisciplinary research institute spanning biomedical, clinical and population health research with world class expertise in both nutrition and physical activity. IPAN’s vision is to improve the health and quality of life of Australians through nutrition and physical activity research excellence.

The Senior Research Fellow-Implementation Science will conduct research in the area of physical activity or nutrition promotion, with a focus on implementation science in one or more of these areas.  Examples of current project areas include: translation and implementation of efficacious interventions at scale in the population (e.g. school-based trials promoting physical activity and health; interventions promoting healthy eating and salt reduction); synthesis and translation of research evidence into recommendations for public health guidelines and food policy and practice; and studies to enhance understanding of the complex causal mechanisms that influence the translation and integration of evidence into practice in key settings (e.g. workplaces, health care, schools).

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)
How to Apply

All applicants MUST provide a separate statement addressing each key selection criteria in addition to providing resume.

For a full copy of the position description and to apply online, please see links below.  Please note that at this point in time our current system does not support application via tablet or phone.  Please use a laptop or desktop computer to submit your application.  We are working on a solution for this and hope to improve the application process on mobile devices in the near future. Thanks for your understanding and patience while we work on making the experience a better one for you.

Deakin University values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

Deakin University is an employer of choice for women and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that’s why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Further information on Deakin’s workplace benefits can be found here:


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