Job Reference: 936179
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Curtin University and WA Country Health Services (WACHS) are collaborating
to further strengthen WA country research and innovation opportunities. Two
key pillars of activity within the Curtin-WACHS Alliance focus on
strengthening Aboriginal Health and Digital Innovation research and
This role is funded through a WA Department of Health Future Health Research
Innovation (FHRI) Fellowship, and this position will support the work of the
FHRI Fellow, focused on:
1) Understanding the experiences, preferences and values of Aboriginal people
in relation to the use of digital technologies.
2) Co-designing and developing digital technology solutions that are
culturally secure and support Aboriginal people to live healthy lives in their
3) Piloting and evaluating the implementation of digital solutions across
We are seeking a Research Assistant/Associate to provide research,
administration and technical support to the FHRI Fellow, working in
partnership with WACHS, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, and
the WA Aboriginal community.
You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of
Only in limited situations will visa sponsorship situations be considered.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Dr Jonathan Bullen,
Curtin Medical School at email@example.com
Established in 2017, the Curtin Medical School, which is part of the Faculty
of Health Sciences, brings together multidisciplinary teaching and research
expertise. The Curtin Medical School encompasses four Disciplines including
Medicine, Pharmacy, Biomedical Science and Medical Radiation Science. The
Discipline of Medicine leads the only undergraduate medical degree in Western
Australia. It is committed to producing graduates who are better equipped to
meet community needs, with primary care expertise, strong leadership skills
and the ability to operate effectively in interprofessional care teams.
Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym/childcare and medical centre,
endless food options and great parking and public transport options.
For more information on our university, please visit www. curtin.edu.au
Your application should include a cover letter, your CV and separate document
addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your
suitability for this role.
To be considered, you will bring to the role:
A degree (preferably honours) in a relevant discipline with considerable
relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience
Relevant experience working with Aboriginal communities and Indigenous
Experience engaging with a range of stakeholders, including Aboriginal
community, health service providers and industry.
High level written communication skills with the ability to articulate
complex material in clear and concise language and contribute to research
reports and publications.
Qualitative research skills (conducting yarning circles, interviews,
analysing & synthesising qualitative data).
Quantitative research skills (survey design, analysis & synthesising
Experience in conducting literature reviews.
To view a copy of the Position Description, please copy and paste the
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Applications close: 10pm AWST Wednesday 24th August 2022
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a
current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and
reference checks, and provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination and
booster (if eligible).
If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please
contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).