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Research Officer

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Research Administration support

 

Discipline of Paediatrics, School of Women’s and Children’s Health

UNSW Medicine

 

  • Opportunity to work in the discipline of Paediatrics
  • World class research facilities
  • Part time (14 hours/week) till 30 June 2021
  • Level 6: $87K-93K plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading (Pro-rata)

 

The School of Women’s & Children’s Health (SWCH) is comprised of the clinical disciplines of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics, and the National Perinatal Epidemiology Statistics Unit (NPESU). Clinical academics in the School are located at the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN), St George and Bankstown Hospitals, with teaching contributions made in Paediatrics at the Sutherland, Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals.

The School is seeking to appoint a Research officer in the discipline of Paediatrics for Kids to Adults (K2A) Alliance program. K2A Alliance is a national network of clinicians and researchers from Australia’s leading child health services and research organisations, working together with parents and young people. The K2A mission is to enable children with chronic illness to live their best lives now and into the future. Its goal is to build on the current work of child health research organisations nationally by leading new, collaborative research focused on ensuring that children affected by chronic illness and/or disability can successfully navigate the journey to adulthood, supported by their family and community. The Research Officer will coordinate and support the K2A operational team and working groups to develop and write grant applications for the Alliance as well as determining new and existing grant opportunities.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Masters in research (Preferable) or a degree in Science (BSc) or Health related degree or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Previous experience in a research related role (experience in children’s chronic disease management will be highly regarded)
  • Demonstrated ability in writing and collating grant applications
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills and academic writing skills
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills and ability to maintain confidentiality

 

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Download File PD-Research Officer 499944.pdf

Contact: Professor Raghu Lingam

E: r.lingam@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 21st September 2020

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