Grant-Funded Researcher (B)

Job no: 514065
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level B

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(Level B) $107,276 to $126,894 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

JBI at the University of Adelaide is seeking a qualified candidate for a fixed-term, full-time position available for 12 months as a Research Fellow. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to global leadership in evidence-based healthcare.

An exciting opportunity to join JBI, an internationally renowned evidence-based healthcare organisation, and actively contribute to and advance the field of evidence-based healthcare for clinical practice within a speciality field area.

Positioned within the JBI EBP Database Editorial Office the role requires the candidate to work within a team of like-minded individuals who are passionate and driven to improve and provide evidence-based healthcare resources to assist healthcare professionals in their practice.

The successful candidate must be able to lead independently within a multi-disciplinary team, and collaborate with national and international experts and other stakeholders within their specialty to synthesise research, develop evidence-based resources and lead research that assists with closing the evidence-to-practice gap.

Candidates with clinical knowledge of aged care practice an understanding of evidence-based healthcare are highly encouraged to apply.

JBI (within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide) has an internationally recognised methodological approach to evidence synthesis and evidence implementation that is used by academics, clinicians, students and others worldwide.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant area, and/or equivalent professional experience.
  • Clinical knowledge and experience within the aged care field of healthcare practice.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge, skills and experience in assessing the quality of research and scientific/ medical writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate across disciplines and collaborate with industry.
  • Ability to undertake collaborative research relevant to evidence-based health care.

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.

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.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

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.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

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, 27 June 2024.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Kylie Porritt
Director, Transfer Science Division, JBI
P: (08) 8313 7681
E: kylie.porritt@adelaide.edu.au

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 committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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