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Date posted: 24 April 2013
The Lowitja Institute - Australia's National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research is calling for expressions of interest for the honorary position of Director on their Board.
The Lowitja Institute hosts the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, and is an innovative research body that brings together Aboriginal organisations, academic institutions and government agencies to facilitate collaborative, evidence-based research into Indigenous health. Lowtija's vision is to achieve equity in health outcomes between Indigenous and other Australians.
The Lowitja Institute is governed by a Board that comprises an independent chair and six directors, the majority of whom are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. The Board of Directors oversees the implementation of national research programs focused on improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
The Lowitja Institute encourages Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people with expertise in regional, remote and/or community health to apply. In accordance with the Lowitja Institute's policy, this is an honorary position.
Applications close on Friday 3 May 2013. For further information please refer to the contact details and links below.
Source: The Lowitja Institute
Ph: (03) 8341 5514