UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Heat and Health Research Incubator

Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Base Salary of $98,645 - $105,305 + 17% superannuation
Posted
09 May 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2022
Ref
0091374
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Two full time positions, fixed term until 31 December 2024
  • Opportunity to engage with high impact research activities as part of a collaborative team within the Heat and Health Research Incubator
  • Base Salary of $98,645 - $105,305 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate and a Clinical Research Postdoctoral Research Associate with a background in human thermal physiology and/or biophysics of human heat balance to work as part of a collaborative research team within the heat and health research incubator which sits within the faculty of medicine and health at the university of Sydney.

The successful candidates will be based within the thermal ergonomics laboratory (TEL) directed by Professor Ollie Jay. The TEL is located the new Susan wakil health building, Camperdown campus.

Your key responsibilities will be to: (Postdoc Research Associate)

  • Assist with participant recruitment and engagement of the research project
  • conduct participant screenings to ensure eligibility to conduct research studies
  • independently conduct data collection, and/or educates other lab members to help with data collection
  • assist with ordering and procurement of laboratory supplies and participate in the general maintenance of the laboratory
  • analyses data using appropriate statistical analysis and modelling, reports on findings and, in collaboration with senior researchers
  • assist with preparation and submission of human ethics protocols to the University of Sydney Human Research Ethics Committee and, where required, University of Sydney Clinical Trials Governance, and ensure all protocols are adhered to
  • ensure that research protocols meet required standards and can make sound recommendations on any adjustments that might be necessary
  • prepare quality manuscripts for submission in high impact journals.

Your key responsibilities will be to: (Clinical Postdoctoral Research Associate)

  • Coordinate and manage all elements related to Clinical Trials as governed by The University of Sydney Clinical Trials Governance Office
  • assist in designing, implementing, and monitoring clinical research studies within the TEL
  • coordinate and manage participants' external visits required for research projects
  • analyses data using statical analysis and modeling, reports on findings, and, in collaboration with senior researchers, uses this to further the research work undertaken
  • assists with the supervision of PhD, Masters and Honours students and their respective research activities
  • assist with participant recruitment and engagement of the research project
  • conduct participant screenings to ensure eligibility to conduct research studies.

About you (Postdoc Research Associate)

  • Tertiary qualifications, including a PhD in human physiology, exercise and sport science, or ergonomics
  • experience in laboratory-based human physiology testing
  • research relating to human thermoregulatory and thermal biophysics
  • proven experience in research within the area of biophysics of human heat balance and/ or human thermal physiology
  • sound understanding of data analysis methods pertinent to human physiological studies
  • excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective collaborative working relationships
  • proven ability to manage workflows, multiple complex projects and meet strict deadlines
  • proven experience in research within the area of biophysics of human heat balance and/or human thermal physiology.

About you (Clinical Postdoc Research Associate)

  • Tertiary qualifications, including a PhD in human physiology, exercise and sport science, or ergonomics
  • experience in laboratory-based human physiology testing and research relating to human thermoregulatory physiology
  • knowledge of, and experience in conducting research under Clinical Trials Governance and working with aging or clinical populations
  • proven experience in research within the area of biophysics of human heat balance and/ or human thermal physiology
  • proven experience in clinical trial research and working with aging and clinical populations
  • demonstrative understanding of data analysis methods pertinent to human physiological studies
  • proven ability to manage workflows, multiple complex projects and meet strict deadlines.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

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.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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Applications Close

Monday 06 June 2022 11:59 PM

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