Research Associate (ELDAC Project)

Updated: 30 days ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Availability:
Fixed-Term (March 2022 with possible extension) | Full-Time
Compensation Grade:
RES Level A
Salary Range:
$78,340 - 94,938 p.a.
Reporting to:
Director, CareSearch
The Research Associate (ELDAC Project) will undertake research as part of the ELDAC Project under the direction of the supervisor. The incumbent will contribute to the design and execution of research projects relating to the technology innovation stream and assist in developing reports, evaluation activities and project communications. The incumbent may assist in leading students involved in the research project, according to the University’s policies, practices and standards.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Research Associate (ELDAC Project) is accountable for:

  • Collaborating with the Project Research Team to successfully deliver project milestones and Key Performance Indicators.

  • Contributing to communications and engagement about palliative care and advance care planning with the aged care industry and primary care sector.

  • Assisting with the evaluation of the ELDAC Project.

  • Preparing associated reports and publications.

  • Contributing to the planning and execution of research by offering new ideas, reviewing relevant literature and other sources of information, actively participating in the production of data and attending seminars, meetings and conferences.

  • Assisting in the development of ethics, grant applications, publications and other research requirements.

  • Establishing and maintaining collaborations within the University, and at State, national and international levels in order to improve research outputs, patents and publications.

  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate and overseas travel, as required.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Completion of a PhD or significant progress towards completion of a PhD in aged care, palliative care, allied health or nursing.

  • Demonstrated emerging research and project experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in qualitative research methods.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver project tasks on time.

  • An understanding of contemporary issues in healthcare, aged care and/or delivery of health policies.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the capacity to collaborate and engage with diverse stakeholders and industry partners.

  • Demonstrated ability to critically review the literature in relevant fields.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills for an academic and practice environment.



Information for Applicants:

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

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

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 from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

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

Applications Close 11:59pm:

26 Sep 2021



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Availability:
Fixed-Term (March 2022 with possible extension) | Full-Time
Compensation Grade:
RES Level A
Salary Range:
$78,340 - 94,938 p.a.
Reporting to:
Director, CareSearch
The Research Associate (ELDAC Project) will undertake research as part of the ELDAC Project under the direction of the supervisor. The incumbent will contribute to the design and execution of research projects relating to the technology innovation stream and assist in developing reports, evaluation activities and project communications. The incumbent may assist in leading students involved in the research project, according to the University’s policies, practices and standards.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Research Associate (ELDAC Project) is accountable for:

  • Collaborating with the Project Research Team to successfully deliver project milestones and Key Performance Indicators.

  • Contributing to communications and engagement about palliative care and advance care planning with the aged care industry and primary care sector.

  • Assisting with the evaluation of the ELDAC Project.

  • Preparing associated reports and publications.

  • Contributing to the planning and execution of research by offering new ideas, reviewing relevant literature and other sources of information, actively participating in the production of data and attending seminars, meetings and conferences.

  • Assisting in the development of ethics, grant applications, publications and other research requirements.

  • Establishing and maintaining collaborations within the University, and at State, national and international levels in order to improve research outputs, patents and publications.

  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate and overseas travel, as required.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Completion of a PhD or significant progress towards completion of a PhD in aged care, palliative care, allied health or nursing.

  • Demonstrated emerging research and project experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in qualitative research methods.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver project tasks on time.

  • An understanding of contemporary issues in healthcare, aged care and/or delivery of health policies.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the capacity to collaborate and engage with diverse stakeholders and industry partners.

  • Demonstrated ability to critically review the literature in relevant fields.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills for an academic and practice environment.



Information for Applicants:

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

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

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 from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

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

Applications Close 11:59pm:

26 Sep 2021
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