Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Evaluation of Clinical Analytics

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Location
Sydney, Australia
Posted
18 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2018
Ref
502267
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

In Macquarie's newly established Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences you'll join leading researchers, passionate educators and internationally respected clinicians, united in a mission towards delivering the best patient care.  Home to the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) and Australia's first fully integrated academic health sciences centre, we are a place of bold discoveries and distinctive educational programs that embolden the future leaders of healthcare.

The Centre for Health Informatics (CHI) is one of three research centres in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI). Founded in 1999, CHI is the longest-running digital health research centre in Australia. CHI is a research partner to major healthcare providers, research institutions and governments, and has national and international industry partnerships.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Role

We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic researcher to contribute to the new NHMRC Partnership Centre in health systems sustainability. The successful applicant will contribute to the Centre’s Analytics research stream, focussing on translation of analytics methods and tools into real world settings.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with a diverse team of highly experienced and internationally recognised researchers, policy makers and clinicians to investigate and create interventions to improve health system performance sustainability.

To be considered for this position, applicants must:

  • Provide a cover letter addressing the selection criteria below along with their resume as part of the application process.
  • Indicate in their application the level (either A or B) at which they are applying.

Selection Criteria for Post-Doctoral - Level A applicants:

Essential

  • PhD in Health Informatics, Biostatistics, Computational Statistics, Computer Science, Epidemiology, Pharmacology or related field.
  • Expertise in running and evaluating clinical trials of health service interventions.
  • Demonstrated expertise in writing and publishing research protocols, systematic reviews, and Ethics Committee applications.
  • Experience with and high-level knowledge in statistics, focussing on methods to evaluate health service interventions.
  • Demonstrated research track record with peer-reviewed publications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of an effective team.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make a useful contribution to the academic life and administrative tasks of the Centre and Institute.

Desirable

  • Experience in evaluating digital health interventions, and specifically clinical decision support systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to secure research grant funding.
  • Expertise in designing decision support tools.
  • Advanced computer programming skills.

Selection Criteria for Research Fellow - Level B applicants:

Essential

  • PhD in Health Informatics, Biostatistics, Computational Statistics, Computer Science, Epidemiology, Pharmacology or related field.
  • Expertise in running and evaluating clinical trials of health service interventions.
  • Demonstrated expertise in writing and publishing research protocols, systematic reviews, and Ethics Committee applications.
  • Substantial experience with and high-level knowledge in statistics, focussing on methods to evaluate health service interventions.
  • Outstanding research track record with peer-reviewed publications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a leader and as a member of an effective team.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make a useful contribution to the academic life and administrative tasks of the Centre and Institute.
  • Demonstrated academic knowledge in the discipline and a capability to deliver high quality learning and teaching, including the delivery of programs, lectures and tutorials
  • Demonstrated ability to secure research grant funding.
  • Expertise in designing decision support tools.

Desirable

  • Experience in evaluating digital health interventions, and specifically clinical decision support systems.
  • Experience in successful research supervision.
  • Experience in the development of ongoing partnerships with industry and/or professional bodies.
  • Advanced computer programming skills.

This position would suit applicants with an interest in and experience with designing and testing novel health service interventions, including decision-support technologies, with experience running clinical trials and an interest in creating a sustainable health system. Advanced expertise in statistical and other data analytics methods would be well regarded.

Salary Package:

Level A Postdoctoral Research Fellow: base salary $88,420 to $94,760 p.a., plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading;
Level B Research Fellow: base salary $99,879 to $118,174 p.a., plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading..

Appointment Type: Full time, 2 years fixed term

Specific Role Enquiries: Dr Blanca Gallego Luxan, Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation at blanca.gallegoluxan@mq.edu.au or Professor Enrico Coiera enrico.coiera@mq.edu.au

General Enquiries: Daniella Oreskovic at daniella.oreskovic@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: 11:55pm on Sunday, 21 January 2018

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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