The Kerry M Stokes AC, Chair of Child Health

The Kerry M Stokes AC, Chair of Child Health

Curtin University

Perth, Australia

The Kerry M Stokes AC, Chair of Child Health
*Continuing, Professorial (ALE) appointment

*Competitive salary to be negotiated

This prestigious position, named in honour of Mr Kerry M Stokes AC and the enormous contribution he has made to child health research in Western Australia, will create and drive an ambitious research program in child health and development. The Chair will undertake ground-breaking health and medical research for the benefit of children and the adults they will become.

The Chair will create and drive an ambitious health and medical research program in child health and development, expected to deliver paradigm shifting research in broad areas including chronic and severe disease, infectious diseases, mental health, neurodevelopmental health, rare diseases, disabilities and preventative healthcare.

The Chair will be an internationally recognised academic and inspiring research leader, who will establish a major program based at Telethon Kids Institute in an area of research consistent with the vision and strategies of Telethon Kids and Curtin University. They will actively seek and win nationally and internationally competitive grants, supervise PhD students through the University, contribute to research-led education in Curtin’s Medical program, participate in the various symposia of the University and Institute and actively engage with the Western Australian community.

Application and contact details
Curtin University does not require you to address the selection criteria, however your cover letter and CV should include sufficient information to allow us to assess your claims against the selection criteria.

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 31 January 2019

To apply, please complete the application form or for more information contact:
People and Culture Business Partner, Donna Kirkham on +61 8 9266 1903 or

For further role clarity please contact either:
Professor Jonathan Carapetis, Director Telethon Kids Institute on +61 86 319 1555 or ; or
Professor Archie Clements, Pro-Vice Chancellor Health Sciences, Curtin University on +61 8 9266 7466 or

Please note that both institutions will be closed over the festive season, between the dates of 21 December 2018 and 6 January 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.