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Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 04 Sep 2019

Job no:502943
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Categories:Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, Project Management and Project Support, HEO7

(HEO7) $86,382 to $96,659 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed term Part-time (0.8 FTE) position for 2 years

Exciting opportunity to work within a diverse team of academics, clinicians, care providers and consumer representatives to make a meaningful difference to the care of older people in South Australia.

This is a newly established position to coordinate a state-wide translational project in South Australia that aims to improve avoidable rehospitalisation and unplanned admissions for older people.

The Senior Translational Project Officer will be working with multiple stakeholders from acute hospital services, primary health networks, aged care providers and consumer organisations to ensure the smooth and timely management and delivery of the project objectives. 

The project is funded by a Medical Research Future Fund/Health Translation SA Rapid Applied Research Translation grant and comprises three related work packages. The position will play a key role in coordinating activity across two of the work packages directly.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects
  • Well developed skills in stakeholder engagement and relationship management
  • Ability to read and synthesise research literature
  • Proven ability to manipulate and analyse data using relevant computer programs (for example, Excel)
  • High level verbal and written communication skills, including high quality report writing and summarizing information relevant to different target audiences

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 4 September 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Gill Harvey
Professorial Research Fellow, Adelaide Nursing School
P: +61 8 8313 0267

For application related queries, contact:
Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences HR

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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