Internal Grant - Funded Researcher B

Adelaide, Australia
$107,276 to $126,894 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation
10 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level B) $107,276 to $126,894 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term, full time position available for 12 months.

This position presents a unique opportunity to the successful candidate to join the Adelaide Health Simulation (AHS) team in a research role. The successful candidate will work with the AHS team to apply for relevant grants, design research projects, collect and analyse data, and integrate evidence into current and anticipated delivery of health simulation activities.

Opportunities are available for the successful applicant to participate in the design, delivery and coordination of simulation activities, depending on the professional background of the applicant and interest in undertaking these types of roles.

AHS is a world-class education, training and assessment centre.  ( Predominantly providing experiential learning activities and assessment facilities for the Adelaide Medical and Adelaide Nursing Schools, AHS has an established reputation for excellence in the design and delivery of simulation, and management of a service unit that provides consultation to health disciplines nationally and internationally.

Term of Position: This is a fixed-term position, offered for a period of 12 months, commencing at a mutually agreeable time. Any extension beyond the 12 months would be contingent on future funding, which cannot be guaranteed at this time.

To be successful you will need: 

  • PhD or equivalent degree in a health-related field.
  • Demonstrated research excellence, in topics that include health simulation, clinical research, OR health professions education.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research in addition to working effectively as a member of a research team.
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent organisational and time management 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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

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 eight 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 have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the link below to be taken through to the online application form.

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 9th October 2023.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Ellen Davies
Associate Professor, Adelaide Health Simulation
P: +61 (8) 83132887

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.