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Brendan Humphries
09-10-2001, 04:40 PM
Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Physical Activity & Health Promotion


The Centre for Social Science Research at Central Queensland University in
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia invites applications for a postdoctoral
appointment in the area of physical activity and health promotion. This
position forms part of a multi-institutional collaborative research project
entitled "the development of a multi-strategy health promotion project
focussing on physical activity and social determinants of health". The
project is a community-based physical activity intervention study funded by
Health Promotion Queensland.

The project will develop, implement and evaluate an innovative
community-based, multi-strategy health promotion program on physical
activity (PA) and the social determinants of health. The overarching goal of
the project is to create a sustainable model of community based PA promotion
by working
with the Rockhampton community to increase capacity to address determinants
of physical activity. The aim of this program is to increase participation
in PA in the community, with the particular focus on sedentary people from
socially and economically disadvantaged groups.

The project is the driven by a large Health Promotion Advisory and
Evaluation Group and coordinated within the Rockhampton region through a
Local Physical Activity Task Force. The research team is made up of a group
of researchers from Central Queensland University, Queensland University of
Technology and University of Queensland.

The successful applicant must have a PhD in Health Promotion or Human
Movement Science or a related field with particular skills in the area of
public health. A background in successful project management and
population-based research would be advantageous.

This is a two-year fixed term full-time appointment at Senior Postdoctoral
Research Fellow Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range of
$50,370 to $59,814 per annum, including leave loading and employer
superannuation entitlements.

To obtain the position description and selection criteria please contact:
Dr. Kerry Mummery
School of Health & Human Performance
Central Queensland University
Rockhampton, QLD 4702.

Enquiries can be made to:
Dr Mummery at CQU
Tel: 07 4930 6749
Email: or
Professor Wendy Brown at The University of Queensland
Tel: 07 3365 6446

Further information about CQU and UQ can be found on their web-sites at:

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and written statements against
the selection criteria of the position description should be forwarded to
the Appointments Manager,
Personnel Services Division,
Central Queensland University,

by no later than 4 pm Monday 15 October 2001.

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