Research Associate (Level ARAS)

University of South Australia
May 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,929
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
Working Time:Part time
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  • Role based in Allied Health & Human Performance at the City West campus

  • Part-time (0.5 FTE), fixed term contract until 28/02/2025
  • Starting salary: $96,929 (pro rata) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Senior Research Fellow, you will contribute to the research efforts of The Cancer Epidemiology and Population Health Research Group, particularly in relation to the project entitled ‘Barriers and facilitators to help seeking around sexual function: developing pathways to help men after prostate cancer treatment'.

    About UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

    The UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance Unit offers a wide range of degrees and conducts research in the fields of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation sciences, medical sonography, speech pathology, clinical exercise physiology, exercise and nutrition, health sciences, public health, exercise and sport science, and human movement.

    Our degrees meet the evolving needs of the health industry, with our graduates actively contributing to the future health workforce in areas such as medical imaging, rehabilitation and wellness, disability, health promotion, chronic disease, pain management, wellbeing and high-performance sport.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Undergraduate qualifications with honours in a relevant field, e.g., epidemiology, health behaviour/psychology, clinical or population health, mixed method research
  • Knowledge and understanding of principles and concepts related to health outcomes research
  • Sound quantitative analysis skills using Stata or other relevant statistical software
  • A developing record of research achievement as demonstrated by publications, conference papers and other research activities, commensurate with opportunity
  • High-level verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present information effectively and clearly to a wide audience and a variety of stakeholders (e.g. conference presentations), including writing for publication
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse and multi-disciplinary research team as well as work independently
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements
  • Start Your Unstoppable Career

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Alex Koszegi, Senior Consultant: Talent Attraction. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6147.

    Applications close: 11:30pm Tuesday 28 May 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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