Research Assistant, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine

Melbourne, Australia
16 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: School of Health Sciences
Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 9.5% superannuation

The Centre for Health, Exercise & Sports Medicine has a research assistant position available for a registered physiotherapist to provide clinical services in addition to technical and operational support to the senior research staff and chief investigators for two current research projects. The position will be based at the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine (CHESM) within the Department of Physiotherapy at The University of Melbourne. The research activities of the Centre primarily focus on understanding and treating lower limb osteoarthritis (OA).

The successful candidate will be required to provide clinical services for a Medibank Private and Medibank Better Health Foundation funded randomised controlled trial that aims to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of two models of service to deliver evidence-based treatment for people with knee OA in primary care. The position will also involve research assistant duties, particularly for a translational research project, which aims to facilitate optimal primary care management for people with knee osteoarthritis. The initial contract is for 2 years, however, extensions to the research assistant component of the role are possible reliant on future funding.

Applications close: 09 Dec 2018 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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