Research Fellow 1/2 - Systematic Reviews in Developmental Medicine

Melbourne, Australia
24 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department of Paediatrics
Melbourne Medical School
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: Level A: $87,415 - $93,830 p.a. (pro rata) or Level B: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. (pro rata), plus 9.5% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.

Solve@RCH, is a research initiative of the University Department of Paediatrics, the Department of Neurodevelopment & Disability at The Royal Children’s Hospital and the Developmental Disability and Rehabilitation Research Group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. The mission of Solve@RCH is to improve health and well-being (minimise impairments, maximise activity and participation) for children with disabilities and their families and better understand the causes of developmental disability. Solve@RCH has a strong track record in conducting systematic reviews about the prognosis, diagnosis and effectiveness of interventions for neurodisability.

The Research Fellow will complete and develop systematic reviews about neurodisability, including autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability and cerebral palsy, that provide knowledge that is needed to plan trials and implement evidence into practice. They will support students who are completing systematic reviews as a part of their postgraduate studies, and PhD students who are developing systematic review methods and research. They will support staff in the development and completion of systematic reviews and they will provide training to staff to equip them with the skills they need to complete systematic reviews independently.

This position will report to the APEX Chair of Developmental Medicine. The Research Fellow will also engage with research and training activities and opportunities relevant to their work in Developmental Medicine.

Close date: 17 Dec 2017

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