Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Brain and Mind Centre, Youth Mental Health and Technology

Sydney, Australia
AU$110,856 - AU$131,639 p.a., + 17% Super
09 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Develop your career in evaluation research
  • Work with a world leading group of academic advisors
  • Full time fixed term for one year, offering a base salary of $110,856 - $131,639 p.a., + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Brain and Mind Centre, Youth Mental Health & Technology team has an outstanding opportunity for an Evaluation Research Fellow to join the team, to work on a new collaborative research project within early childhood development, social and emotional wellbeing. The Evaluation Research Fellow will work within an established scientific framework to support the development of scientific content for a digital health solution.

This is a global collaborative project which is being co-designed in partnership with a major software company and major international NGOs. This role will allow the opportunity for the Evaluation Research Fellow to work with leading academic experts in this field.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • develop and lead the evaluation framework,
  • work within an established scientific framework to support the development of scientific content for a digital health solution.

About you

  • you will have completed your PhD in public health, epidemiology, digital health or similar fields
  • have demonstrated experience in literature searches and literature summaries
  • have demonstrated the ability to write for both an academic and non-academic audience
  • have demonstrated experience in evaluation of health outcomes
  • have demonstrates experience in qualitative and quantitative research analysis
  • have displayed evidence of cultural competence
  • possesses excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with remote and non-English speaking stakeholders.

Closing date for applications

11:59 pm, Sunday 30 January 2022

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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