Research Associate (CareSearch Evidence)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 14 Sep 2020

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Work type:Full time
Location:Bedford Park
Categories:Level A, College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Research Academic Level A 

Salary Range:

$76,955 to $93,259 pa

Employment Type:

Fixed-Term, Full-time

Position Reports to:

Senior Research Fellow (CareSearch)

Please Direct Application Enquiries to:

Dr Katrina Erny-Albrecht

Closing date:

Monday, 14 September 2020 at 11:00am

Position Summary:

The CareSearch Project consolidates online palliative care knowledge for health professionals, people needing palliative care and their families, and for the general community. We enable access to this information via two major websites, the CareSearch website and the palliAGED website. The CareSearch Project also works closely with other projects within and external to Flinders University to maximise impact within the sector.

The Research Associate (CareSearch Evidence) will undertake research and projects in palliative care under the direction of the Chief Investigators. In working with Chief Investigators and research team, the incumbent will apply their clinical knowledge and/or experience in evidence based practice to design and execute various CareSearch project activities. Activities will include identification, critical analysis, and written synthesis of research evidence in palliative care as well as tasks to maintain the CareSearch website.

The position will take a major role in the development of palliative care resources for General Practitioners and for primary care in collaboration with the clinician review group. The Research Associate will also contribute to the planned development of the CareSearch Evidence Centre to expand support for use of research evidence in planning, decision‐making, care delivery and evaluation.

A National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will be required by Flinders University before the successful applicant can commence in this position. If you have any queries in this regard, please raise them with the named contact person in this Position Description in the first instance.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

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