This is an exciting opportunity for a person keen on developing a career in the field of global public health. The role of Research Associate offers a prospect of working on a range of multi- centre projects in collaboration with some of the world's leading injury researchers, clinicians and academic partners. The research associate is expected to contribute towards the research initiatives of the Injury division and develop his/her research expertise through the pursuit of defined research projects relevant to injury research in low and middle income countries.
As a part of the role you will be responsible for:
- Synthesizing literature and contributing to or leading systematic reviews
- Report writing
- Preparation of Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and Governance submissions
- Initiate and conduct research under limited supervision
- Contribute towards building future projects and grant applications
- Effectively produce and maintain project data. Conduct data analysis and prepare data for publications and reporting.
- Regularly update study tracking tools and systems
- Manage effective communication with internal and external study staff and key stakeholders.
- Adhere to all study protocols and participate in protocol training sessions as required.
- Adhere to safety policies and study SOPs, as outlined by The George Institute.
- Adhere to the workplace policies and procedures of individual hospital study sites, as required.
- Attend study team meetings and appropriately represent The George Institute and the study at all times while located at clinical sites.
- Other tasks as directed by the senior investigative team.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Tertiary qualifications in public health, epidemiology or a related science
- Experience in conduct of research in injury or related areas
- Excellent written and verbal English communication skills; confident interpersonal skills
- Track record in published peer reviewed journal articles
- High level epidemiological and bio-statistical skills
- Strong focus on quality of work and maintenance of excellent records
- Excellent interpersonal skills, presentation skills and the ability to work well and flexibly
- Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to organise, take initiative and follow up independently
- Ability and willingness to travel
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments
This is your opportunity to be a part of a passionate and innovative team that is focused on making a difference. We offer a professional atmosphere, excellent staff benefits and competitive salary packaging options. This is a flexible role and the hours are negotiable depending on skills. The minimum requirement is 3 days per week with the opportunity to be a full time position. This is a fixed term contract ceasing in March 2018.
Please find further information, position description and application form on our careers page via the link: http://thegeorgeinstitute.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies/2663720/title/Research-Associate
Type of career: Jobs
Application close date: 13/03/2016