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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Apply now Job no: 507091
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Research Only / Fellowship

  • Salary Package: From $91,991 to $98,588 p.a. (Academic Level A), plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment type: Full-time fixed-term position, for 2 years.
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

About the Role

The role will involve the conduct of a direct observational study in operating theatres to measure communication patterns. The applicant requires skills in conducting systematic reviews and working in collaborative teams.

About Us

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is ambitiously pushing the boundaries of progressive thinking and challenging what’s possible to solve some of the big issues of our time, both nationally and on a global scale. The Faculty forms part of MQ Health, an integrated academic health sciences enterprise which incorporates Macquarie University Hospital and primary and speciality clinics. We have active research programs in neurosciences (especially motor neuron disease, neurological rehabilitation and the clinical neuroscience of pain), cancer medicine, and vascular science, amongst others. Our Faculty hosts the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), an internationally acclaimed powerhouse researching health systems, e-health and patient safety. 

The Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, one of the core research centres within AIHI has a multi-stream program of research which focuses on investigating the outcomes and safety of health services.  The Centre has particular expertise in assessing the impact of information technologies and investigating the role of electronic health records and decision support in supporting improved health care delivery and health outcomes.  The Centre’s research team is multi-disciplinary and applies a broad range of research techniques, from RCT designs to direct observational studies of clinical work.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below:

  • PhD in health-related area such as psychology
  • Demonstrable experience in conducting systematic reviews
  • Demonstrable skills in the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data analysis software, and knowledge of inter-rater reliability measures
  • Knowledge of direct observational techniques in health care settings
  • Peer-reviewed publications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of staff, students, management, health care providers and recipients, and external stakeholders.

Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Johanna Westbrook, Director, Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation at johanna.westbrook@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Gurnoor Dhillon, HR Administrator at gurnoor.dhillon@mq.edu.au 

Applications Close: 11 December 2019 at 11:55pm AEST

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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