University Research Associate in Health Sciences

Adelaide, Australia
28 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • 18 month full-time opportunity

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. Comprised of five schools and a number of disciplines, research centres and institutes, the faculty is focused on education excellence and innovative research in the health sciences.

The faculty boasts one of the largest concentrations of leading researchers, academic teachers and clinical titleholders working across the areas of health.

The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) which sits within the School of Public Health, is a complex, international research and development agency with over 40 staff in its headquarters in Adelaide and more than 1500 researchers located in collaborating centres in UK, Europe, USA, Canada, the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia.  With almost 80 Centres and groups, servicing over 90 countries, the Joanna Briggs Institute is a recognised global leader in evidence-based healthcare.

This role includes the research and development of evidence-based content for health care practitioners to inform policy and practice in accordance with the methods of JBI. This includes searching the international evidence, writing concise summaries for best practice, updating content and participating in JBI projects for Implementation Science.

Salary: (Level A) $67,894 - $91,425 per annum.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 9.5% applies.

Term of position: This fixed-term contract is available immediately until December 2019.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • A Masters degree or equivalent in Health Sciences
  • Demonstrated expertise in the systematic review of evidence
  • Knowledge of Evidence-Based Healthcare
  • Evidence of research and/or other project management experience
  • Ability to work as part of a leadership team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Craig Lockwood, Director Implementation Science, telephone: 0 83136157 or email:

To obtain a copy of the Selection Criteria, please visit the University of Adelaide Job opportunities page via this link:

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Closing date: 11:55 pm, Wednesday 25 July 2018. 

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.