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UNSW – Director of the Centre for Future Health Systems

By July 29, 2022Uncategorised

Drive excellence in future health systems through research, education and advocacy

About the Centre

The Centre for Future Heath Systems is a newly established initiative with support from The Ian Potter Foundation, and will leverage existing expertise and build new capacity to further UNSW’s multidisciplinary health systems research and improve health policy and advocacy. The centre will partner with consumers, Primary Health Networks, Local Health Districts, healthcare providers, Government, Universities and industry, to develop, test and implement solutions which address critical issues for the Australian health system.

The Centre will be located in the UNSW Health Translation Hub based in the Randwick Health & Innovation Precinct, and will focus on equitable access to affordable, quality healthcare for all Australians.

About the opportunity

The Director of the Centre will be responsible for developing and achieving the Centre’s academic and operational vision, through fostering excellence and impact in research, teaching, and engagement. They will work closely with academics from a range of discipline working in health systems and services research, and also build relationships with partners and stakeholders externally to develop the Centre’s portfolio and assist in exporting the research agenda into performance of the national healthcare system.

The right candidate will bring strong leadership experience in research and evidence-based decisions involving industry and government as well as authority and standing with stakeholders in Australian health systems policy and resources.

To learn more, and to apply

To obtain full details, including the position description, and for a confidential discussion, prospective candidates should contact the search firm assisting UNSW, Dr Rosalind De Sailly and Jack Andrew-Kabilafkas via email to UNSWFutureHealth@desailly.com.au

Full applications are to include:

  1. a cover letter;
  2. a full CV;
  3. a statement systematically and individually addressing the selection criteria (see the dot points listed under “Skills and Experience” in the position description); and
  4. contact details of 3-5 nominated referees.

Applications must be submitted to the email address above, and will be considered until 9th September 2022.

The University reserves the right to fill the position by invitation, to make one or more appointments, or not to fill the position.

It is not the intention of the description to limit the scope or accountabilities of the position but to highlight the most important aspects of the position. The aspects mentioned above may be altered in accordance with the changing requirements of the role.

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