Research Associate/Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Health

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
13 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2018
Ref
HSC_1038_R_E
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

About the job

In this position, you will contribute to the research activities of the Health Economics and Social Policy Research Group(HESP), particularly in relation to a new data link project to estimate the downstream consequences of child maltreatment. Understanding intergenerational pathways is a further focus of the research program. 

Reporting directly to the Research Chair: Health Economics and Social Policy, an appointment at Senior Research Fellow level will require you to act in a leadership role within the research group.

Skills and Experience

The level of appointment will be dependent on the qualifications and experience that you bring. A quick summary of the expectations is provided below. Please refer to the detailed selection criteria in the position description. 

Research Level ARAS

  • Postgraduate qualifications in a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of data management and the use of statistical data programming languages/software, such as SAS, and/or STATA. 
  • Ability to conduct analyses using large linked data sets, employing a range of statistical techniques, able to work independently, under direction.

Research Level BRF

  • A PhD in a relevant field. 
  • Extensive experience, knowledge and understanding of data management including the use of statistical data programming languages/software, such as experience using SAS, preferably, and/or STATA. 
  • Proven ability to design a research plan and conduct analyses using large linked data sets, employing a range of statistical techniques, working independently and under direction.

Research Level CSRF

  • A PhD in a relevant field. 
  • Extensive experience, knowledge and understanding of data management including the use of statistical data programming languages/software, such as experience using SAS, preferably, and/or STATA. 
  • Proven ability to design a research plan and conduct analyses using large linked data sets, employing a range of statistical techniques, working independently and under direction.

Across the levels, to be successful, you will have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse and multi-disciplinary research team as well as work independently.

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 Amruta Das, Recruitment Consultant on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 12 March 2018

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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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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