Grant-Funded Researcher (A), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 May 2022

(Level A) $71,401- $96,007 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Fixed-term, full time position available immediately for 12 months.

An exciting opportunity to join JBI, an internationally renowned evidence-based healthcare organisation, and actively contribute to and advance the field of evidence-based healthcare for clinical practice.

Positioned within the JBI EBP Database Editorial Office the role requires the candidate to work within a team of like-minded individuals who are passionate and driven to improve and provide evidence-based healthcare resources to assist healthcare professionals in their practice.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team, and collaborate with national and international experts within their specialty to synthesize research and develop evidence-based resources that assist with closing the evidence-to-practice gap.

Candidates with clinical knowledge of healthcare practice and an understanding of evidence-based healthcare are highly encouraged to apply.

JBI (within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide) is globally renowned in the field of evidence-based healthcare. JBI has an internationally recognised methodological approach to evidence synthesis and evidence implementation that is used by academics, clinicians, students and others worldwide.

To be successful you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant area, and/or equivalent professional experience.
  • Clinical knowledge and experience within a speciality field of healthcare practice (e.g. mental health, rehabilitation, orthopaedics, allied health, general medicine, cardiovascular, aged care, diabetes).
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in assessing the quality of research and scientific/medical writing.
  • High level interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to contribute to a diverse and collaborative team environment.

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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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 eight 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 have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

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Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 22 May 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Kylie Porritt
Director Transfer Science Division
P: +61 (8) 83137581

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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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