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Research Fellow – School of Population Health

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow

The School of Population Health is internationally recognised as a leader in Public Health, areas of particular research strength include Social Research, Infection and Immunity, Environmental Health, Global Health, Indigenous Health and Primary Health Care. The School has a core focus to investigate and provide new knowledge to help inform policy, governance, organisation, work and leadership in the health sector through cross disciplinary research with both academia and industry. The School also has strong associations with research centres and institutes throughout UNSW Medicine. School of Population Health

The Opportunity  

  • 2-Year Fixed term, Full time opportunity
  • Level B: $108K - $127K (+ 17% superannuation & leave loading)
  • Sydney, Australia based.

A Research Fellow (Level B) is expected to carry out independent and/or team research within the field in which they are appointed and to carry out activities to develop their research expertise relevant to their particular field of research. Please review the attached position description for full details. Download File Research Fellow Lev B PHCM PD

Skills and Experience

  • PhD or equivalent in injury, epidemiology, public health or equivalent and/or relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in quantitative data analysis.
  • Demonstrated track record in research with outcomes of high quality and high impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence as well as the capacity for research leadership.
  • Expertise in conduct and reporting of research in injury prevention and/or trauma care.
  • Experience within Aboriginal health research with an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing grant proposals, ethics applications, reporting, and data collection.
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical and problem-solving skills including the ability to anticipate, access and implement strategic solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a goal-directed manner yet collaboratively with other staff and external providers.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and excellent time management skills.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed. Please address the selection criteria based on the position description attached.

Contact (For job related queries only):

Professor Rebecca Ivers – Head of School


Applications close: 11pm, Sunday 6th December 2020

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