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Research Fellow (Project)


25 Nov 2023
Job Information

Research Field
Ethics in health sciences
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline
8 Dec 2023 – 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

  • Full-time role for 2.0 years fixed term or part-time for 3 years fixed term available
  • Be a part of an integrated program of clinical and applied behaviour change research solving real world problems in the safety and quality of healthcare.
  • Base Salary starting from $118,390+ 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

A new and exciting opportunity is available for a Research Fellow to provide project management advice and operational support to the Chief Investigator, coordinating the implementation and delivery of activities and tasks to meet established milestones and deliverables for Project HIRAID Aged Care . The incumbent will join a team that is addressing some of the most pressing health challenges using transformative behaviour change research approaches.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • undertake original research (either independently or as part of a team) within discipline or area of expertise
  • coordinate the project and research data collection and provide administrative services and support for the work area for data collection.
  • coordinate and provide project support for the work area.
  • coordinate and provide administrative services and support for ethics submissions and other reporting under the guidance of the Chief Investigator for the work area.
  • coordinate and provides support for the development of research publications for the work area.
  • coordinate and provide project financial management and administrative support to the Chief Investigator for the work area.
  • undertake ad-hoc projects and other activities.

The Research Fellow will be located principally within Sydney Institute for Infectious Diseases at the University’s Western Sydney Local Health District brand new K-Block Precinct at Westmead Hospital, and at the University’s Camperdown Campus from time-to-time. The incumbent will be required to travel to trial site across Western Sydney Local Health District and other NSW areas.

About you

  • hold tertiary qualifications in psychology or behavioural sciences and a doctoral qualification.
  • have experience in a research-intensive environment or interest in teaching and working in relevant fields in academia or clinical practice.
  • have experience in carrying out literary searches and preparing literary reviews for further analysis.
  • have extensive experience in developing and working on research projects, including expertise in using research protocols, experimental design, ethics submissions and grant applications.
  • be able to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work.
  • have advanced skills data analysis, using statistical analysis tools, and reporting on research findings.
  • have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day-to-day operational matters.
  • have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritize workload during busy periods.
  • have a working understanding of relevant aspects of the Work Health and Safety Policy and relevant legislation, including Safe Laboratory Practices, as applicable to the work environment.

Sponsorship / work rights forAustralia

  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • 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.

Pre-employment checks

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.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position including those required to become a Contingent Worker within NSW Health. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and responses to selection criteria with supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Cecilia Blamey, Recruitment Operations, by email to [email protected]

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Applications Close

Friday 08 December 2023 11:59 PM

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Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
Westmead, Australia

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Westmead, Australia


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