Research Associate/Research Fellow in Health
About the job
The Health Economics and Social Policy Group (HESPG) research focus is to better understand the causes and consequence of entrenched and profound disadvantage, to determine how to efficiently disrupt negative intergenerational trajectories.
This new position will contribute to the research activities of the Health Economics and Social Policy Research Group, particularly in relation to a new data link project to estimate the downstream consequences of child maltreatment. The role will require high level conceptual, methodological and analysis skills (across a range of techniques) and experience in working with linked health and social data sets as well as in costing and downstream modelling.
Skills and Experience
You will have postgraduate or PhD qualifications combined with experience working with linked health and social data sets and demonstrated experience in the use of statistical data programming languages and software. Your strong understanding of data security and confidentiality along with strong communication skills and your ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse research group will be essential for success in this role.
A University of Enterprise
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.
In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.
Benefits on offer
At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.
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Applications close: 9:00 am Tuesday 31 October 2017
Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.
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