Research Fellow and Policy Advisor

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
06 Nov 2017
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About the job

You will contribute to the research efforts of the Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre by conducting research activities informed by the national office of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF). You will also be responsible for conducting and leading a national policy research program that analyses the impact of key national health, labour and funding policies and policy changes.

Skills and Experience

While a doctoral qualification has been listed as essential, prior experience in nursing, health or public policy analysis and production of policy briefs and associated documentation is more important, and appointment without the doctoral qualification may be possible. Demonstrated experience in the application of research methods and techniques related to policy / or practice, using both primary and secondary data together with the ability to interpret research and analytical outputs (including quantitative research), are essential to fulfil the requirements of the 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.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 27 November 2017

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