Research Associate

Job no: 510164
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences

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(Level A/B) $71,401 to $119,391per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Full-time, fixed term position available immediately for a period of 12 months

JBI, situated within the School of Public Health, is an international research organisation that develops and delivers unique evidence-based information, software, education and training designed to improve healthcare practice and health outcomes.  JBI has a mission focussed, positive workplace culture that supports and develops staff skills and knowledge in evidence-based healthcare.

The successful candidate will contribute to/lead the update of teaching materials and delivery of JBI short course training programs and workshops on the conduct of systematic reviews and other types of evidence synthesis (both face to face and online).  This position will also contribute to methodology programs and will involve methodological developmental work and contribution to the development of tools and software to assist in the conduct of systematic reviews.  This role includes assessment of course participants and may include supervision of some higher degree research students.  The successful applicant will join and help support the JBI international trainers’ network and some national and international travel may be required.

To be successful you will need:

  • Completion of at least four (4) years of tertiary study in the relevant discipline or have equivalent qualifications or professional experience
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the conduct of lectures demonstrations and workshops (face to face and online)
  • Demonstrated interest/experience of research in evidence synthesis methodology, research methods and experience in conducting systematic reviews
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in teaching evidence-based healthcare, systematic reviews and/or research methods
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively consult, mentor or supervise students

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, 24 July 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Edoardo Aromataris
Director - Synthesis Science, JBI
P: +61 (8) 8313 0124

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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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