Research Fellow in Medication Safety at Transitions of Care

Monash University
March 06, 2024
Offerd Salary:$111,603 - $132,529
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Research Fellow in Medication Safety at Transitions of Care

Job No.: 662275

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by 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 post-doctoral 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.

    As a Research Fellow, you'll have the opportunity to foster research excellence and innovation while creating tangible health impacts. This position is designed to support early career researchers with exceptional potential, providing a platform to become internationally competitive researchers. The position will be required to have interest and expertise in co-design research, evaluation of complex interventions in hospitals, transitions of care, medication safety and reflexive engagement.

    We are seeking a strong candidate with a doctoral qualification in a health- related discipline, such as nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychology, pharmacy, health sociology or health sciences. Your demonstrated ability to interact with diverse stakeholders in hospital environments and proficiency in statistical analysis and manuscript preparation, including a solid track record of refereed research publications, will be valuable assets in driving this project forward. 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 shaping the future of transitional care and medication management for older populations and if you're passionate about making a difference and possess the necessary qualifications and skills, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Apply now to be a part of the ENGAGE Project and contribute to transformative healthcare solutions.

    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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