Internal Grant-Funded Researcher (A), Health Evidence Synthesis, Recommendations and Impact

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Jul 2023

25 May 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Medical sciences
Ethics in health sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Established Researcher (R3)

Application Deadline

2 Jul 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
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Offer Description

(Level A) $72,829 to $97,927 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term full time position available for 12 months.

Research Fellow – Health Evidence Synthesis, Recommendations and Impact (HESRI)

HESRI is a research group focused on improving evidence-based decision making throughout health policy and practice through evidence synthesis, guideline development and evidence implementation.

HESRI is located within the School of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide. Our team are expert methodologists and research specialist who are globally recognised in the fields of trustworthy guideline development, evidence synthesis, systematic (and scoping) reviews, implementation science, knowledge translation, consumer engagement and co-creation of knowledge.

The position is a research fellow within our team to assist and lead our systematic review and guideline programs, and will involve significant methodological development work, research and occasional presentations. This position does not include undergraduate teaching or assignment marking.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Track record of successful completion of systematic reviews, grant applications and/or consultancies and publications in peer-reviewed journals. 
  • Evidence of contribution towards research relevant to the particular field of study/interest
  • Experience in contributing towards producing conference and seminar papers and submitting publications in research
  • Evidence in being involved in professional activities
  • Ability to perform administrative functions primarily connected with the area of research

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.

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.

Click on the link below to be taken through to the online application form.

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, 2nd July 2023.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Zachary Munn
Director, Health Evidence Synthesis, Recommendations and Impact (HESRI)
P: +61 (8) 83133642

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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Adelaide, Australia

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