We are seeking talented, enthusiastic research assistants to support the work
in the Aged Care Evaluation and Research (ACER) stream within the Centre for
Health Systems and Safety Research.
Salary Package: Research Assistant (HEW Level 5) base salary
$76,908 - $87,443 plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave
loading. Pro-rata rates apply for part-time appointments.
Appointment type: Fixed term (2 years), Full-time (will consider
Macquarie University (North Ryde) location
The Australian Institute of Health Innovation is wheelchair
About the Role
The role will involve a range of research support and administrative
activities, including support in preparation of ethics applications, grant
applications, presentations, internal and external meetings and workshops;
conducting literature reviews; data collection activities in aged care
settings; assisting with manuscript preparation and formatting of manuscripts
for submission; preparation of research summaries for the media.
We are seeking talented, enthusiastic Research Assistants to support the ACER
stream. The successful candidates will have an undergraduate degree in a
relevant discipline and an interest in, and/or knowledge of health services,
aged care, and/or digital health.
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 Health Systems and Safety Research, one of the core research
centres within AIHI has a multi-stream program of research which focuses on
investigating the outcomes and safety of health services. The Centre has
particular expertise in assessing the impact of information technologies and
investigating the role of electronic health records and decision support in
supporting improved health care delivery and health outcomes in hospitals,
primary care and aged and community care. The Centre's research team is multi-
disciplinary and applies a broad range of research techniques, from RCT
designs to direct observational studies of clinical work.
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and
opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we
have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we've grown
to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us
To be considered for this position, applicants must:
Respond to the selection criteria below and then upload the response as a
separate document during the online application process.
Indicate whether they are seeking a full-time (100%) or fractional (%)
Essential criteria :
An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., public health,
epidemiology, pharmacy, health sciences, clinical science)
Demonstrated skills and experience in conducting literature reviews,
including the design of appropriate search strategies for interrogating
online databases such as PubMed
Demonstrable skills in MS Office software applications (Word, Excel,
Good organisational skills and attention to detail
Excellent oral and written, inter-personal and team communication skills
Knowledge of the Australian Health Care System
Ability to understand and comply with the statutory privacy and ethical
requirements for research and experience in preparing human research
Experience in systematic reviews and meta-analyses
Postgraduate qualifications, particularly those with a research focus
(e.g., Honours, MRes, MPH) in the area of health
Experience in the aged care sector
Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Johanna Westbrook, Director, Centre
for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health
Innovation at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: This position requires the completion of a criminal record check.
If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ
Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To
apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.
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