Research Associate/Research Fellow in Health

Adelaide, Australia
13 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term

About the job 

An exciting opportunity exists for an early career researcher to join the School of Health Sciences to undertake research activities related to a NHMRC funded project: Active Team – Examining an online social networking intervention to increase physical activity in controlled (RCT) and ecological settings. 

You will analyse and report on results from a large-scale mHealth RCT currently underway, produce research publications, contribute to the planning and delivery of an upcoming ecological trial of the smartphone app, and contribute to future funding applications. 

Skills and Experience 

To be successful, you will either be currently completing your PhD or have recently completed your PhD in either a health, population health, epidemiology or psychology discipline, combined with high level organisational skills to manage competing project timelines. Your strong written and verbal communication skills will allow you contribute to preparing and authoring high-quality research publications, as well as engage with multiple consumers and stakeholders. If you are a committed and enthusiastic emerging researcher, seeking to further build your research career, supported with research training and mentorship, apply now! 

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. 

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. The postdoctoral fellow will receive training and support with regards to intervention development, evaluation and dissemination, with a particular focus on e-Health methodologies. 

Lodging your application 

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Applications close: 9.00am Friday 17 November 2017

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