Grant-Funded Researcher A

Adelaide, Australia
16 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level A) $68,912 to $92,796 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Multiple full-time fixed term positions until December 2020

Searching for and summarising high quality literature on a wide range of clinical topics to create clinically focused summaries of evidence that can be used by health professionals for evidence-based practice

In this role, you will work with an expert reference group to prioritise topics, then conduct searches for the best available evidence to inform clinical practice on those topics. The role requires skills in managing and supporting evidence-based content development within the Implementation Science team, liaising and networking with internal and external stakeholders.

The Joanna Briggs Institute has a mission focused, positive workplace culture that supports and develops staff skills and knowledge in evidence-based health care.

To be successful you will need:

  • A Masters’ degree or equivalent in Health Sciences.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the systematic review of evidence.
  • Knowledge of Evidence-Based Healthcare.
  • Evidence of research and/or other project management experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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 five 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 the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 14  November 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Craig Lockwood
Director, Implementation Science, School of Public Health/Joanna Briggs Institute

For application related queries, please contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR 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.