We seek to appoint an exceptional researcher, with a strong track record in health services research to work in the field of genomic applications in primary health settings.
Salary Package: base salary (Level A) $102,501 to $109,852 p.a., plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
Appointment Type: Full time fixed term position for 2 years
Macquarie University: (Sydney) location
The successful applicants will join the Complex systems research stream and will work in the area of genomic applications.
You will be an established qualitative or mixed methods researcher who has completed a PhD in an area associated with the project, e.g., health sciences research, psychology, social science. You will have experience in conducting research studies in your field of expertise and will have excellent writing and communication skills. You will have a passion for improving the lives of patients through evidence-based practice.
The Faculty of Medicine Health and Human Sciences is ambitiously pushing the boundaries of progressive thinking and challenging what's possible to solve some of the big issues of our time, both nationally and on a global scale. The Faculty forms part of MQ Health, an integrated academic health sciences enterprise which incorporates Macquarie University Hospital and primary and speciality clinics. We have active research programs in neurosciences (especially motor neuron disease, neurological rehabilitation and the clinical neuroscience of pain), cancer medicine, and vascular science, amongst others. Our Faculty hosts the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), an internationally acclaimed powerhouse researching health systems, e-health and patient safety.
The Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science (CHRIS) is part of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) within the Faculty and has a successful track record of undertaking research and evaluation projects on health sector issues since 1991. Its core interest is to investigate issues of policy, governance and leadership in the health sector. It is involved in conducting original research into implementation and quality and safety issues, providing a scholarly capability by which to evaluate health sector policies, programs and projects, and contributing to undergraduate medical, postgraduate health services management, and public health and doctoral education.
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To be considered for this position, applicants are asked to provide (1) a cover letter addressing the selection criteria below and (2) their curriculum vitae (including contact information for three referees) as part of the application process.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Essential criteria :
A PhD in a relevant discipline such as psychology, social science or a clinical discipline.
Demonstrated understanding of the Australian health system
A capacity to work with a range of stakeholders across healthcare including policy makers, managers, clinicians and consumers
Demonstrated ability to undertake qualitative and /or quantitative data collection and analysis
Ability to make a useful contribution to the academic life and administrative tasks of the Centre and Institute with some evidence of effective teamwork and leadership
Demonstrated capacity to present papers at conferences and workshops
Emerging track record of peer-reviewed publications
Expertise in the drafting of final reports including journal articles and technical reports
Experience with successful research student supervision
Experience in preparing Ethics and Site governance applications
Experience in primary health and/or experience in maternal or paediatric health, reproductive technologies, genetic screening, laboratory or clinical settings
Please note: this position requires Qualification check
Specific Role Enquiries: Dr Janet Long, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science, Australian Institute of Health Innovation at [email protected]
General Recruitment Enquiries: Jasmine Xia, HR Administrator at [email protected]
Applications Close: Tuesday, 21 November 2023 at 11.55pm
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