Drive excellence and build the next generation of health systems research

The Centre for Future Heath Systems is a newly established initiative 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 Director of the Centre will be responsible for developing and achieving the Centre’s academic and operation vision, through fostering excellence in research, teaching, and engagement. They will work closely with academic and research staff in health systems and services, and also build relationships with partners and stakeholders externally to grow the Centre’s profile and assist in exporting the research agenda.

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 obtain full details 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

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 relevant 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.

Tagged as: #Public Health, academic, higher education, research

Applications close 9th September, 2022 Apply via Email

Director of the Centre for Future Health Systems


Work Type
Full Time - Fixed Term