Researcher in Public Health

University of Adelaide School of Public Health


Grant-Funded Researcher (A) - Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)

Job no: 505125
Work type: Fixed term - Part-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level A

(Level A) $71,401 to $96,007 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Part-time, fixed-term position at 0.6FTE minimum available for 12 months

The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) has a mission focussed, positive workplace culture that supports and develops staff skills and knowledge in evidence-based healthcare.

The successful candidate will contribute to JBI’s mission to promote and support evidence-based healthcare. In this role, you will be involved in the conduct of systematic reviews, guideline development and methodological work related to JBI’s mission. You will also support and contribute to the development of JBI methods, including the JBI Manual for Evidence Synthesis. The role may include research consultancy work and the delivery of workshops related to evidence-based healthcare.

To be successful you will need:

  • Evidence of contribution towards research relevant to evidence synthesis, evidence-based healthcare, systematic reviews or research methodology.
  • Experience in contributing towards producing conference and seminar papers and submitting publications in research.
  • Ability to perform administrative functions primarily connected with the area of research.
  • Experience in collaborating locally and internationally in the interest of enhancing research outcomes. 
  • Ability to provide advice and support to post graduate students.

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 integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. 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.

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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 six 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, 1 April 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Zachary Munn
Director JBI Transfer Science
P: +61 (8) 8313 3642

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 

Advertised: 11 Mar 2021 12:00 AM

Applications close:11 Apr 2021 11:55 PM

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