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Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Outcomes
Institution: Macquarie University
Department: Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science (CHRIS)
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Duties: The role involves using your strong quantitative research skills to contribute to a range of research projects examining health outcomes. Draft and contribute to the development of peer-review publications and other research outcomes. Work both independently and as part of a team, while being able to meet tight deadlines and be able to adapt workloads, as necessary
Requirements: PhD in public health, epidemiology, psychology or biostatistics or a related health field. Experience with different research designs and data analysis for health research, including statistical modelling experience, ideally working with large health datasets. Demonstrated research track record of peer-review publications. Advanced computer skills, including use of SAS. Strong written communication skills. Experience working collaboratively on research projects
   
Text: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Outcomes Apply now Job no: 505007 Work type: Full Time Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy Categories: Academic - Research Only / Fellowship Salary Package: From $90,188 to $96,655 p.a. (Academic Level A), plus 9.5% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading Appointment Type: Full-time fixed term position until 28 February 2020 Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde) The Role The Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science (CHRIS) is seeking an experienced Postdoctoral Research Fellow with a background in quantitative research, with post-graduate qualifications in public health, epidemiology, psychology or biostatistics or a related health field. The role involves using your strong quantitative research skills to contribute to a range of research projects examining health outcomes. About You: Working with Associate Professor Rebecca Mitchell, an expert in health outcomes and injury surveillance, you will: Have a clear understanding of how to apply various research and statistical methods to health research questions. Be able to develop statistical models through analysing health data. Draft and contribute to the development of peer-review publications and other research outcomes. Work both independently and as part of a team, while being able to meet tight deadlines and be able to adapt workloads, as necessary. About the Project Increasing life expectancy has resulted in a higher proportion of older individuals in the population compared to a decade ago. As the population ages, demand will increase for hospital and aged care services, including residential aged care. The successful applicant will predominantly work on a research project that is examining factors that influence older individuals (ie. ≥65 years) transitioning between health and aged care services. The research will involve using a life-course approach to examine the influence of individual and psychosocial characteristics on individual trajectories through the health and aged care systems in NSW for individuals who sustain an injury. There will also be opportunities to both manage and work on other projects that examine health outcomes following paediatric and adult injury, along with motor vehicle crash-related injuries. About Us The Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science (CHRIS) is part of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, and has a successful track record of undertaking research and evaluation projects on health sector issues since 1991. Its core interest is to investigate issues of policy, governance and leadership in the health sector. It is involved in conducting original research into clinical governance issues, providing a scholarly capability by which to evaluate health sector policies, programs and projects, and contributing to undergraduate medical, postgraduate health services management, and public health and doctoral education. For more information on the Centre's research, please visit our website on: www.aihi.mq.edu.au . Macquarie University is 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, applicants will demonstrate the below requirements in a document that specifically addresses each criterion, and also provide a copy of their CV. Essential Selection Criteria: PhD in public health, epidemiology, psychology or biostatistics or a related health field. Experience with different research designs and data analysis for health research, including statistical modelling experience, ideally working with large health datasets. Demonstrated research track record of peer-review publications. Advanced computer skills, including use of SAS. Strong written communication skills. Experience working collaboratively on research projects. Desirable: Experience with using the Secure Uniform Research Environment (SURE). Specific Role Enquiries: Associate Professor Rebecca Mitchell, Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science, Australian Institute of Health Innovation r.mitchell@mq.edu.au General Recruitment Enquiries: Daniella Oreskovic at daniella.oreskovic@mq.edu.au Applications Close: 11:55pm on Sunday, 16 December 2018 (AEDT) Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion . We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact. We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University. Advertised: 22 Nov 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: 16 Dec 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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