University of Sydney
0.8 FTE fixed term until 31 December 2025
Opportunity to support the research related to health policy and economics
Base Salary $100,717 – $107,516 + 17% superannuation
About the opportunity
The Menzies Centre for Health Policy and Economics conducts health policy research, analysis, advice and education. The Centre’s focus is on improving public health outcomes through policy innovation and practical implementation.
We are looking for a Research Associate to support a number of health economic and policy research projects, which primarily arise from Category 1 funded research grants. They will manage and conduct research and/or scholarly activities under the limited supervision of senior academic staff, either independently or as part of a research team.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
project manage research projects
work closely with internal and external stakeholders
contribute to qualitative, health economic and policy research
conduct literature searches using relevant databases and software
contribute to the writing and submission of research publications and reports
undertake data analysis, including statistical analyses
contribute to research development and capacity building activities
assist with the preparation of grant submissions and tenders
assist with management of research governance protocols and processes including liaising with ethics committees.
hold a relevant Masters degree eg. Public Health or Health Policy (&/or working towards or completed a PhD in a field related to public health)
have excellent organizational and time management skills
have experience with mixed methods research
have an excellent working knowledge of research ethics and governance processes
have a good understanding and experience of research project management
posess high quality systematic literature searching skills.
have previous experience working in health system, not for profit or state/ federal Government settings
have experience in writing reports and publications
have experience supporting research grant writing
have experience in qualitative, quantitative and/or statistical analyses
have experience working in a research intensive environment.
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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.
Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.
Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.
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