Research Fellow in Injury Studies

Adelaide, Australia
$101,724 - $120,380 p.a.
22 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Fixed term until 30 November 2023 | Full-Time

Academic Level B

Salary Range:
$101,724 - $120,380 p.a.

Reporting to:
Dean, People and Resources
College of Medicine and Public Health/ Discipline of Injury Studies

About the College of Medicine and Public Health

At the College of Medicine and Public Health, we deliver clinical, population and lab-based research, integrated teaching programs and high-quality clinical services. Our footprint reaches out from our world class teaching hospital at the Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia to multiple rural clinical locations all the way to Darwin in the Northern Territory. Our research and teaching equip the next generation of leaders and innovators with the skill, commitment, and vision to protect vulnerable communities and truly advance health outcomes. It is at the heart of everything we do.

About the Role

The Research Fellow will undertake research in Injury Studies, specific to the AustRoads program under the broad direction of the Chief Investigator. Also working with the research team, the research fellow will analyse data and prepare manuscripts for publication and maintain and assist with the further development of the register of serious non-fatal road injuries in Australia. In this role you will actively report on new and current research related to the AustRoads program, through generation of high-quality publications, reports, and conference presentations. In addition, you will contribute to the preparation of applications for externally funded research funding. This role will see you playing a lead role in coordinating, planning, and executing the project tasks required to collaborate with industry partners. You will also have the opportunity to supervise honours and post graduate research projects. Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate, and overseas travel, may be required.

About You

You will have completed a PhD in epidemiology or statistics with research experience in terms of publications in high quality publications, attraction of external competitive grants and presentations at a national and/or international level in Injury Studies. Specifically, you will have the ability to plan and execute data collection and analysis, experience in data linkage and data registry maintenance as well as demonstrated experience in quantitative research methodology. You will have excellent oral and written communication skills in an academic environment and be able to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and industry partners including experience in undertaking collaborative research.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Flinders University has introduced a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all new staff members to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, subject to medical exemptions and limited exemptions.

How to Apply

  • In addition to uploading your CV, please submit a Cover Letter/Statement elaborating on your previous experiences in a similar role.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Professor James Harrison

Applications to be submitted before 11:59 pm:

07 Dec 2022

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.