Research Fellow in Medication Safety at Transitions of Care

Monash University
March 06, 2024
Offerd Salary:$78,120 - $106,022
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Research Fellow in Medication Safety at Transitions of Care

Job No.: 662254

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $78,120 - $106,022 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact as a Research Fellow at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community fostering innovation and research excellence
  • Surround yourself with extraordinary ideas and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

    Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities.

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    The Opportunity

    Join our team as a Research Fellow for the ENGAGE Project, generously funded for 4 years and 9 months, aimed at promoting shared engagement between hospitalised older people, their families and health professionals about managing medications, as patients move across different clinical settings. Spearhead a randomized controlled trial in Melbourne and regional areas, aiming to reduce hospital readmissions and enhance medication safety.

    Through conducting interviews, co-design workshops, and randomized controlled trials, this position will contribute significantly to initiatives targeting improved healthcare outcomes. Operating with autonomy, the Research Fellow will drive research outputs, including conference papers and publications. Expertise in co-design research, intervention evaluation, and medication safety will culminate in resource materials benefitting patients and professionals alike.

    We are seeking someone with an accomplished ability, with the goal of becoming a high achieving and productive researcher with exceptional competency in diverse research skills. The position requires an honours degree and/or a postgraduate qualification in a health-related discipline, such as nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychology, pharmacy, health sociology or health sciences. The successful candidate will also be experienced in interacting with health professionals, patients and families in hospital environments within the Australian healthcare system.

    Join us in the ENGAGE Project, where your expertise will catalyse meaningful advancements in transitional care and patient outcomes. Apply now to embark on a rewarding journey towards becoming a high-impact researcher in health services innovation.

    Monash University seeks applicants for this opportunity who are able to demonstrate present valid and current Australian work rights.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities –#ChangeIt with us.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Professor Elizabeth Manias, Professor (Research) and NHMRC Leadership Fellow, +61 3 9902 0806

    Position Description

    Research Fellow in Medication Safety at Transitions of Care

    Closing Date

    Wednesday 6 March 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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