Grant-Funded Researcher (B) - Adelaide Medical School

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 29 Oct 2020

Job no:504615
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level B

(Level B) $99,441 to $117,627 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.

Fixed-term position until 30 June 2022

The Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) was developed for the World Health Organisation (WHO) by an international group of substance abuse researchers to detect and manage substance use and related problems in primary and general medicine care settings.

We are seeking a researcher with extensive clinical experience in the drug and alcohol sector to oversee the ASSIST program. The successful applicant will also be required to conduct and coordinate research, disseminate findings, develop training resources and support organisations implementing the ASSIST program.

To be successful you will need:

  • A Masters degree in a relevant discipline (Addiction).
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in the drug and alcohol sector (clinical, policy, research, teaching).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with translational research.
  • Strong track record of high-quality publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.

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, 29 October 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Robert Ali
Grant Funded Researcher (D), Discipline of Pharmacology, Adelaide Medical School
P: +61 0401 124 516

For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Human Resources Team

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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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