Based in the UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences Unit at the City East campus
About the Role
The position will contribute to grant-funded research under the broad direction of the Associate Research Professor. The Research Fellow: Digital Health will support the QUM Medicines and Therapeutic Education Service (QUM MATES) Project. The position will take responsibility for developing and evaluating innovative digital health methods to improve clinical decision making, with a particular focus on therapy decision and monitoring.
Working in close collaboration with a team of experts, developers and clinicians, the position will be responsible for study development, data analysis and communication of results in both written and verbal formats. The position will also supervise research students.
The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.
At UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences we are addressing society's most critical and emerging health needs through quality teaching, learning and research excellence. One of seven Academic Units, UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences offers a wide range of degrees and conducts world-class research in the fields of nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, medical sciences, laboratory medicine, and food and nutrition science with a strong focus on creating positive health outcomes for communities.
Home to the University of South Australia Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre and with key research concentrations in the areas of mental health and suicide prevention, nursing and midwifery workforce development, drug discovery, pharmaceutical innovation, health and disease biology, and food nutrition and health, we continue to meet community health needs and contribute to a healthier society.
Funded under the Quality Use of Diagnostics, Therapeutic and Pathology Program Health Professional Education Grant the QUM MATES project will provide up to date health and medicines information specifically tailored for general practitioners. The activities of the project will be adapted from the successful Veterans' MATES program and are underpinned by the guiding principles of Australia's National Strategy for Quality Use of Medicines.
Essential Skills and Experience
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As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.
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For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.
Please address your cover letter to Emma Kelvin, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 5706.
Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 3 December 2023
Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained.
The incumbent must sign a confidentiality deed for the Veterans' MATES project. #LI-DNI #S-DNI
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How to apply:
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Research Fellow: Digital Health (Level BRF)
University of South Australia
November 15, 2023
December 03, 2023
About the employer
The forerunners of today’s UniSA were the South Australian School of Art, founded in 1856, the first of several Teacher Training Colleges formed in 1876, and the School of Mines and Industries which was established in 1889. These schools were renowned for providing quality education and for responding to the needs of the nascent colony of South Australia.
The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous. Ranked number one in Australia for quality education and number six worldwide and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience. Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.