Research Assistant/Research Officer in Health

Adelaide, Australia
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Position Description:

Classification: Higher Education Officer Level 5 / Higher Education Officer Level 6
Salary Range: HEO5: $67,157 - $74,331 pa / HEO6: $75,223 - $80,340 pa
Employment Type: Fixed-term, full-time, available until 30 June 2020
Position Reports to: Professor and Director of the Flinders University International Centre for Point of Care Testing
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Professor Mark Shephard on phone: (08) 8201 7555 or
Closing date: 11:00 am, Monday 16 July 2018

Position Summary:

The Flinders University International Centre for Point-of Care Testing is a global leader in point-of-care testing (POCT) and is recognised for expertise in POCT research and teaching encompassing chronic, acute and infectious diseases. The Centre’s research activities have made a significant contribution to increasing access to health care and improving health outcomes, particularly in Indigenous communities and rural and remote settings nationally and internationally. 

The HE05/HEO6 position will provide support for two of the Centre’s programs:- 

  • The QAAMS (Quality Assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Services) Program that provides POCT for diabetes management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) medical services.
  • The Syphilis POCT Program provides training and quality management services to health professionals for the implementation and management of POCT for syphilis. 

The level of supervision provided for this position is general. There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a submission of no more than three pages, stating how your current and/or recent experience meet the requirements of the position description.

Prescribed Position:

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed.