Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Public Health

University of Adelaide School of Public Health


Postdoctoral Research Fellow (A) - School of Public Health

Job no: 503922
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level A


(Level A) $68,912 to $92,796 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Full-time, fixed term position for 12 months

Support the improvement of global health outcomes as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)

Based in the Synthesis Science Division of JBI, the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will focus on methods and methodologies involved in the evaluation, analysis and collation of research evidence and opinion, primarily through the conduct of systematic reviews as well as other methods of synthesis.

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be involved in identifying funding schemes, applying for grant opportunities and if successful, play a key role in the conduct and reporting of the designated work. You will also support the work of JBI’s official peer-reviewed online journal, JBI Evidence Synthesis, by contributing to the review of manuscripts as well as other relevant initiatives.

JBI is an independent, international, not-for-profit research and development organisation in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. JBI is concerned with improving health outcomes in communities globally by promoting and supporting the use of the best available evidence to inform decisions made in health policy and practice.

To be successful you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant area, and/or equivalent professional experience.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the conduct, reporting and publication (refereed journal) of systematic reviews.
  • Experience in applying for competitive research funding.
  • Proven experience in the successful completion of research consultancy/commissioned projects.
  • Experience as a peer reviewer for high quality, refereed journals.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 10 March 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Edoardo Aromataris
Director, Synthesis Science
P: +61 (8) 8313 0124

For application related queries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


Advertised: 10 Feb 2020 12:00 AM
Applications close:10 Mar 2020 11:55 PM



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