PhD Scholarship, Leadership and Effectiveness in Australasian Emergency Departments

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 18 Dec 2019

  • Individual and Organisational Effectiveness in Australasian Emergency Departments
  • Department of Business, Technology and Entrepreneurship
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term (3 Year Scholarship, annual stipend ($27,596 – Indexed, 2019 rate)

About the Scholarship

This PhD Project will examine the effects of leadership on the individual and organisational effectiveness within Australian hospital emergency departments.

Through this scholarship, you will contribute to the wider literature, as well as informing the ability of organisations, such as Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and health systems to develop individuals, team and organisational performance.

To be successful in this role, you will have strong communication skills, ability to project manage as well as the ability to learn and analyse research data and systems.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Forge strong industry connections, become workplace ready and gain an edge on the competition. Swinburne’s Faculty of Business and Law equips you with the knowledge and skill-set to thrive in the future of business, including the opportunity to conduct impactful research into the changing shape of industry, economy and society.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) or current enrolment in the FACEM Training Program.
  • Demonstrated social and adaptive communication skills to connect with various stakeholders
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to learn new research and data analysis skills and system.

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.

For further enquires please contact Andrew Rixon or Peter White

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Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for women for 10 years in a row and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm (Melbourne time) on Wednesday 18th December 2019.

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