The George Institute (‘TGI’) is 700+ people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
Find better treatments for the world’s biggest health problems
Transform primary health care to support better health for more people
Harness the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact.
We are now open to receiving applications for a Researcher to join our Planetary Health Project (all applications from Research Assistant through to Senior Research Associate will be considered for suitable candidates). The Planetary Health Project is an innovative study, examining the greenhouse gas emissions associated with various food product categories. The successful Researcher will be involved in all aspects of the project.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Assisting in the development of protocols to estimate the environmental impact of food products
Identifying relevant databases and literature on topics relating to the environmental impacts of food production and distribution
Assisting with the preparation of funding applications and journal articles on the topics of food and the environment
Success in this role, will be based on a range of key skills and experience:
Skills and training in standard methodology relating to quantifying the environmental impact of food products (e.g. lifecycle analysis)
Quantitative analysis skills
A track record of publications in relevant areas
A postgraduate qualification in a related field
Strong writing ability
Ability to work in a team
Application closing date: Tuesday 31st March 2020
We are reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, so please apply now!
We offer a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities.
Our big and bold mission to improve the health of millions of people worldwide needs a diverse and innovative team to deliver it. So we foster a dynamic, inclusive and flexible workplace where each individual can bring their best selves to work.
Everyone is encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with a disability, LGBTIQ people and mature-aged adults.
Why work at the George?
We are committed to attracting, developing, rewarding and retaining the best people
in their fields to conduct and support our innovative and highest quality research