Casual Orthodontic Research Assistant

The University of Adelaide
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$52.41
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Casual Orthodontic Research Assistant position available from August 2024.

Casual rates apply (HEO5) $52.41 per hour.

The Adelaide Dental School is seeking university students or recent graduates with an applied interest, knowledge and understanding of rigorous research methodology. Applicants should have the ability to assist in planning and overseeing a randomised control trial. This includes the composition of a successful ethical approval application, associated written information such as consent forms, patient information sheets, questionnaires. Applicants should have the ability to assist in patient recruitment.

The ideal research assistant should be comfortable working with confidential dental datasets and demonstrate an organised approach to the collection and storage of data. The successful candidate should be willing to learn and able to work on-site to assist with data collection and progress reports.

General Role Requirements:

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality, especially for group discussions.
  • Self-motivated with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel.
  • About Us

    The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences boasts an impressive collection of distinguished health experts, scholars, and clinical titleholders, making it one of the most prestigious faculties of its kind in Australia. Comprised of eight schools, including the esteemed Adelaide Dental School, this faculty comprises a wealth of specialty disciplines, institutes, and centres, committed to cutting-edge research in medicine and dentistry.

    As one of the leading institutions for dental research in Australia, the Adelaide Dental School offers the opportunity to collaborate with leading dental specialists and acclaimed researchers to conduct multinational research in dental healthcare. The Adelaide Dental School is consistently ranked as one of the top schools for dentistry in Australia, ranking 25th globally in the QS world ranking of dental institutions, while the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences ranks 59th globally in Clinical and Health in Times Higher Education.

    Benefits of the role to the applicant

    Join a dynamic research team and take part in a cutting-edge project focused on clinical orthodontic research. You will gain hands-on experience in healthcare academia and translational research, with a particular emphasis in the orthodontic industry. You will receive an official certificate of recognition for your valuable contribution, as well as a detailed statement of reference to boost your future job prospects. Orthodontic research at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences can serve as an excellent starting point for an early career individual to shape themselves as a clinical healthcare researcher.

    Develop critical thinking skills and expertise in conducting healthcare industry research. As part of our team, you'll also have the opportunity to contribute to prestigious international peer-reviewed publications, and even become an author yourself.

    Please provide the following information and documents to be considered for the role:

    1. A single page cover letter as an Expression of Interest

    2. A copy of your resume / CV including relevant experience (no more than 2 pages)

    Applicants will be screened based on their resumes and cover letters. If successful, you will be invited for a 30-minute interview, with a few interview time slots available for discussion over subsequent phone or email correspondences.

    Adelaide Dental School and the University of Adelaide are Equal Employment Opportunity employers, and women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

    To apply, please follow the instructions:

    For specific enquiries related to the role, please direct your questions to:

    A/Prof Maurice Meade

    PR Begg Chair in Orthodontics

    [email protected]

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