Research Officer

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 11 Oct 2020

Job no:504644
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Categories:Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, HEO5

(HEO5) $71,756 to $79,786 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Part-Time (0.5FTE) fixed term position for 12 months

A Research Assistant is sought to support grant-funded implementation research in the Adelaide Nursing School, working, in particular, on an NHMRC funded Partnership Project to enhance appropriate care at end-of-life.

In this position, you will be a member of the ‘Implementation Research and Practice’ theme in the Adelaide Nursing School, working alongside colleagues facilitating and evaluating the implementation of evidence-based practice in health care. This is an excellent opportunity to develop skills and experience in implementation science. The role is suited to a candidate with an interest in applied health services research and some experience in mixed methods and qualitative research.

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience with a variety of software, particularly proven high level experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated high level administrative skills with the ability to multi-task with competing priorities
  • Experience in creating reports, organising and providing research assistance for data collection and analysis
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with diverse groups and written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in working with teams and high level of self-direction

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 six 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 on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, *2 weeks from date of ad posting*.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

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

For application related queries, please contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team
P: +61 (8) 8313 8171

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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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