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Rob Herbert
10-06-1995, 03:12 AM
The University of Sydney
School of Physiotherapy


The School of Physiotherapy is actively conducting research programs in a
number of areas including movement science, sports injuries, muscle
performance, kinaesthesia, cardiopulmonary factors in exercise, and the
assessment and management of musculoskeletal and neurological disorders.
The School is seeking to appoint an established, active researcher, who is
not required to, but may be a physiotherapist, to participate in the
research development of the School. The appointee will be responsible for
increasing the level of high quality external research grant applications
and acquisitions in priority research areas in the School. The appointee
will also be responsible for evaluating and developing research
infrastructure of the School, conducting research in areas related to the
School's research priorities and acting as a mentor to academic staff for
the purpose of the development of expertise in research and in student

Applicants will be expected to have an established record as a researcher,
expertise in an area of research related to one or more of the School's
research priorities and an established research grant record in the health
or related sciences context from relevant granting bodies, particularly
Commonwealth competitive granting bodies. It would be desirable for
candidates to have recent research experience working with physiotherapy
researchers, current research grants and expertise in research student

The School has a well equipped suite of research laboratories with technical
support. Further expansion of the research facility is planned. These and
various administrative facilities would be available to the successful

The term of the appointment is for two years, with the possibility of a
renewal for a further two years, subject to need and the availability of

Salary: $AUD62242-$AUD68571.
Closing date: 16th November, 1995. Anticipated commencement date:
February 1996.

Enquires concerning the appointment should be directed to Professor Joy
Higgs, School of Physiotherapy, the Faculty of Health Sciences, The
University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe 2141, Australia. Ph:
61-2-6466262, Fax 61-2-6466601. To receive an information package please
contact the Head of School's secretary at the above address. Your
application addressing the criteria listed above and including a curriculum
vitae, the names, addresses and facsimile numbers of at least three and not
more than five referees should be lodged with the Head, Personnel Services,
PO Box 170, Lidcombe 2141, Australia, (phone 61-2-6466649).

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation and not to
proceed with any appointment for financial or other reasons. Equality of
opportunity and no smoking in the workplace are University Policy.