Research Assistant/Research Dietitian in Health Sciences and Medicine

Robina, Gold Coast, Australia
07 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

About the position

In 2016, the Cancer Council awarded Bond University a project grant for the “Supplemental Prophylactic Intervention for Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Emesis (SPICE) trial”, to be implemented at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. This study will substantially advance knowledge in the field and provide data for recommendations to patients and health professionals by investigating a range of clinically important outcomes.

Under direct supervision of senior research staff at Bond University, the purpose of this position is to implement the SPICE trial, including participant eligibility screening, recruitment, implementation of the intervention, conducting outcome assessments and data management. This role will build research and nutrition assessment skills in the applicant, but does not involve a clinical load.

About the person:

The successful applicant will be an Accredited Practising Dietitian (Provisional APD’s welcome to apply), with experience in conducting nutrition and dietetics research and an understanding of ethical requirements in a research environment.

The ability to work independently with limited supervision is essential, as is meticulous attention to detail. Experience working with patients with acute illnesses, preferably in oncology is desirable.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of fitness centre, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site Remuneration for this appointment will commence at $54,354 p.a. pro-rata plus 9.5% p.a. superannuation.

Further information:

Position related enquiries may be directed to Professor Liz Isenring, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, or 07 5595 3337.

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria

Applications should include the following supporting documents:

  • A cover letter including the position title, where you saw this role being advertised and the position reference number #HSM1760
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees;
  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Peta Dawson/Kayleigh Corlett

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

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA) Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.