Grant-Funded Researcher (C)

The University of Adelaide
May 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:$107,276 to $126,894
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Part time
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(Level B) $107,276 to $126,894 or (Level C) $130,810 to $150431 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed-term, part-time position (0.5FTE) available for 12 months with the possibility of extension.

Health Education Evaluation Specialist

The Adelaide Rural Clinical School supports medical education, research, clinical practice, community engagement and the development of better prevention and public health policies in rural and remote areas. This research position is to lead and coordinate medical education evaluation projects and support other educational initiatives coordinated by the Adelaide Rural Clinical School. The successful candidate will also promote relationships with clinical academics, educational and Aboriginal staff at the Adelaide Medical School and other relevant stakeholders involved in health education.

As a specialist in health education research, you will work with a team of health educators, clinical academics, e-learning specialists, Aboriginal health educators, and professional staff responsible for delivering quality medical education in rural and remote South Australia. Working with that dynamic team, you will play an essential role in developing and/or improving health education initiatives, evaluating the impact of these activities on rural medical students' experience and writing the reports or publications arising from these activities.

Note: Ideally, the candidate should be living or working in a rural place in South Australia, with the flexibility to travel to rural areas where the Adelaide Rural Clinical School develops research activities

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD in health/medical education or a relevant field
  • Demonstrated experience using qualitative approaches for evaluation projects and/or pedagogical activities in health/medical education evaluation, tertiary education or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with Aboriginal staff, students and/or health professionals to close the gap in health and/or educational outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to codesign research and collaborate with stakeholders, including Aboriginal peoples, students, health professionals and educators.
  • A record of publications and professional achievements in the relevant discipline area
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your faculty's broader role

    The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, 31st May 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Associate Professor David Gonzalez Adelaide Rural Clinical School P: +61 (8) 83131631 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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