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Research Fellow WARC

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Location
Westmead, Australia
Salary
$118,390 - $140,586 + 17% superannuation
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

Job Details

  • Exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow to contribute to a research program focused on Digital Health, Public Health, Health Equity and Health Care
  • Full-time, 12-month fixed-term position in a flexible working environment, with potential for extension
  • Salary Range Level B: $118,390 - $140,586 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC) was established by the University of Sydney in collaboration with the Western Sydney Local Health District, to specifically address the causes of chronic disease, with a focus on translational research that addresses the specific needs and circumstances of vulnerable patients and communities. WARC's aim is to create, evaluate and apply innovative clinical and digital health approaches to reduce the burden of cardiometabolic and other chronic conditions. WARC celebrates a research approach that thinks and acts flexibly, aims to do more with less, embraces technology in health care, sees co-design and partnership as necessities for translation and impact, and consistently views its activities through the lens of value and equity.

In this role, you will work under Dr. Clara Chow, a leading cardiologist and academic with numerous accolades, including the Telstra Brilliant Woman in Digital Health 2022. She holds a PhD from the University of Sydney and has led innovative projects recognised by the Google AI Impact Challenge. Dr. Chow is also the first female President of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand and co-chairs the Secondary Prevention Alliance in Australia.

The Research Fellow will assist in developing a digital health application for Clinical Trial participants to communicate with patients and allow clinicians to monitor cardiac devices. The aim of the application is to improve healthcare equity when physical appointments are not feasible. In this role, you will work closely with Professor Clara Chow and collaborate with team members on key project tasks.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Apply and refine expertise in research methodologies
  • undertake original research (either independently or as part of a team) within discipline
  • contribute to and coordinate the research and administration activities of the discipline
  • write manuscripts and prepare grant funding applications
  • develop research collaborations that will ultimately result in knowledge or technology transfer leading to commercialisation, improved policy or practice and/or enhancements to industry
  • assist with future grant applications, design of protocols and supervision of PhD students

About you

  • PhD in Digital Health, Public Health, Health Equity, or other relevant fields
  • demonstrate expertise and experience in undertaking health services research
  • proven experience in data analysis, data interpretation, and protocol writing
  • have expertise in the design and conduct of qualitative research, including qualitative studies
  • demonstrate a track record of impactful research and publications in their field
  • an excellent mentor for junior scientists as evidenced by supervision, mentoring, and support
  • demonstrate a strong track record of effectively working in multi-disciplinary teams, industry and professional institutions, health partners, and stakeholders
  • ability to travel for presentations (funded by the University).

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.

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.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health employment requirements

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.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Roshik Prasad, Recruitment Operations, by email to roshik.prasad@sydney.edu.au

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Applications Close

Monday 10 June 2024 11:59 PM

Company

The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.

Campuses

The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.

Faculties

The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

For more information, please visit: http://sydney.edu.au/

Company info
Telephone
+(61) 2 9351 2222
Location
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
NEW SOUTH WALES
2006
AU

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