Research Fellow in Humanitarian Settlement

University of Melbourne

Australia

September 1, 2022

Description

Research Fellow in Humanitarian Settlement

Job no: 0056768 Location: Parkville Role type: Part-time 0.4FTE ; Fixed-term for 2 years Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Centre for Health Equity Salary: Level A – $77,171 – $104,717 p.a. (pro-rata for part-time) plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About The Centre for Health Equity

The Centre for Health Equity consolidates the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health's social, behavioural and public health expertise into a single, world-class Centre. Our core focus is on creating and exchanging knowledge that fosters health equity and wellbeing. Our approach is to work at a population level to produce evidence-based research and programs that improve lives. By connecting with health professionals, policy-makers, consumer groups and the broader community, we aim to improve fair access to good health and wellbeing. About the Role This position is part of a research team working on an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project, titled “Settling well: a longitudinal study of refugees in regional Australia ”. Regional humanitarian settlement is a key priority across all levels of government in Australia. This study aims to provide a longitudinal assessment of the impacts of regional settlement for humanitarian migrants and destination communities.

This Research Fellow position involves the design of quantitative data collection tools to be distributed to humanitarian entrants living in regional Australia and host community members.

Responsibilities include:

  • Significantly contributing to the research effort of the team and develop research expertise with an increasing degree of autonomy.
  • Undertaking and supporting original research, including quantitative research design, data collection, and data analysis
  • Working collaboratively with members of the research team and partner organisations to conduct nationally and internationally significant research.
  • Contributing to and publishing high impact academic papers and other scholarly outputs on topics relevant to the ARC Linkage project.
  • About You You are an experienced researcher, looking to develop your career in academic research. a sound publication record in relevant areas, commensurate with experience and opportunities. You will have the ability to work co- operatively and positively in a multi-disciplinary research-based team environment and liaise with people from diverse backgrounds. You will be able to draw on your excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, to meet deadlines and bring projects to a timely completion.

    You will also have:

  • Completion (or near completion) of a PhD in social sciences, social epidemiology, or a related discipline, with a focus on quantitative research
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting research with a focus on quantitative survey design and analysis
  • Experience with systematic reviews and knowledge of key sources of bias in quantitative/epidemiological studies
  • Experience of analysing population-based datasets (preferably longitudinal) and selecting appropriate statistical tools
  • To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
  • To find out more, visit https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us!

    If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

    ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

    Advertised: 05 Aug 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 01 Sep 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Similar Jobs

    University of Melbourne

    Australia 1 week ago

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Research Fellow in Cancer Services and Data Science

    Research Fellow in Cancer Services and Data Science Sciences Department/School: Department of General Practice Salary: that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role Medicine in 2001 and established the...

    University of York

    United Kingdom Aug 1, 2022

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Research Associate

    University of York campus (with some remote working options available) Role Description Department SEI is an international research organisation conducting policy-relevant University of York in the Department of Environment and Geography. producing highly credible evidence-based...

    Charles Darwin University

    Australia 1 week ago

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Senior Research Fellow

    Research Focused Academic Level C Salary $123,961 – $145,069 pa Provide First Nations research leadership across current and future projects within the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre. The Molly Wardaguga Research Centre was established in honour...

    University of Stirling

    United Kingdom Aug 3, 2022

    Add to favorites Read more...

    ISMH Hastings Research Fellow

    ISMH Hastings Research Fellow Apply Post Details Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Post Details enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of...

    University of Southampton

    United Kingdom Jul 30, 2022

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Senior Research Fellow

    Senior Research Fellow Nursing, Midwifery and Health Time Fixed Term for 24 months Closing Date: Friday 26 August 2022 Paramedic Delivery of End of Life Care We are looking for an experienced researcher to join...

    About the employer

    The University of Melbourne has a rich and fascinating past spanning 160 years.Every building, every department and every period of time has its own story. While some of these stories have been recounted many times over, a great number remain...