Research Officer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 07 Jul 2022

Job no:509989
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Categories:Technical, Laboratory and Research Support

(HE05) $72,832 to $80,983 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Fixed term - part time (0.4FTE) position available immediately until April 2025.

The Research Officer position provides research and administrative support to an ongoing clinical trial of patients who have undergone hip replacement surgery. The Research Officer will primarily perform gait examinations and collect patient activity data in collaboration with research staff, clinicians and students.

The Research Officer role will perform gait examinations of hip replacement patient pre- and post-operation as part of a funded clinical trial.

The Centre of Orthopaedic and Trauma Research (COTR) is a joint collaboration between the University of Adelaide and the Orthopaedic and Trauma Department at the Royal Adelaide Hospital conducting world class research to improve outcomes for people with musculoskeletal conditions. While initially funded part-time, this position is part of exciting research team and has potential to be expanded in the future.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Previous exposure to the techniques involved in kinematic, kinetic, and electromyographic data collection and the interpretation gait analysis data.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with laboratory staff, physicians, and research project investigators.
  • Experience interacting with patients and/or research participants.
  • Familiarity with ICH guidelines for Good Clinical Practices and safety procedures.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to work well under pressure, ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, and balance workload and timelines.

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.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button 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, 7th July 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Stuart Callary
Senior Medical Scientist

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. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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