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Assistant Professor Research (Level A) - Evidence Synthesis

Gold Coast, Australia
$154,787.26 per annum plus 11% superannuation
Closing date
31 Mar 2024

About the position

As Australia's first private University, Bond University based at Robina, Gold Coast seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

  • Influence the future of healthcare, lead a team, and accelerate your academic career.
  • Excel in the teaching and learning, research, and engagement activities of the Healthcare Innovations discipline
  • Excellent Gold Coast Location and Benefits

Join Australia’s number one University for student experience*, and enjoy staff benefits including:

  • Free staff car parking
  • Up to 18/26 weeks of parental leave#
  • Salary packaging options for FBT and Non-FBT items#
  • Annual leave loading for continuing and fixed term Academic staff
  • Staff wellbeing program
  • Study assistance for staff and dependants#
  • Corporate health and finance discounts
  • Onsite Medical Centre and Counselling Services
  • Onsite Sports Centre including gym, fitness classes and pool#

The assistant professor role is expected to contribute to the leadership and management of evidence-synthesis research projects, both grant and contract based, at the Institute for evidence based healthcare. They will assist with the development of such grant and contract proposals and be expected to lead some, but not all. They will manage projects teams from across the Institute streams brought together for specific evidence synthesis projects, including Research assistants, statistician, epidemiologists, and clinicians. They will also provide support for mentoring and training of junior staff and higher degree students. 

The assistant professor will work within the Bond University Institute of Evidence-Based Healthcare (IEBH), which is a successful, multidisciplinary team established in June 2010 by Professor Paul Glasziou.  The Institute delivers world-class research, engagement, and training that serves as a national and international resource for scholars, clinicians, system leaders, patients, and families in the implementation of evidence-based clinical care. collaborative research with a focus on translation of evidence into practice and policy.

About the person

The Assistant Professor position is a leadership role in evidence-synthesis research projects, both grant and contracts based within IEBH. The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the research and contract work. The successful incumbent will demonstrate academic leadership, including leading research projects, mentoring and developing junior staff, and drive the ongoing external contracts. Within this over-arching responsibility, it is expected that the individual will work with the Director of IEBH and heads of relevant research centres and programs to:

  1.  Manage evidence, synthesis projects, both grant and contract based aligned with the Institute’s four main research themes (see PD for full list);
  2.  Assist with training in evidence synthesis methods, for example via workshops, or helping with relevant, Masters subjects;
  3.  Provide support and supervision, co-supervision of higher degree, research students and others as needed.

Salary details

Assistant Professor A remuneration commences at $154,787.26 per annum plus 11% superannuation.

Salary packaging options are available for eligible employees.

Additional information

Position related enquiries for the above position may be directed to Professor Paul Glasziou, Director Institute for Evidence Based Healthcare

Application and submission details

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Position Description and Selection Criteria below.

Applicants can apply using the Apply Now button. 

All candidates are required to register online via our candidate portal prior to submitting an application. To support your online application, we request that you submit the necessary supporting documents. These documents should include your Curriculum Vitae/Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria as provided above.

For current Bond University staff, apply directly via HR Connect, log in with staff credentials, from the Home dashboard select Careers, select the role and apply.

If you require any assistance with your application submission, please visit Applying for jobs at Bond.

Applications close: 5:00pm, Sunday 31 March 2024

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to produce a certified copy of their highest qualification received prior to commencement of duty.

Conditions of employment are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC).

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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