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Liam Mahon, 7 June 2016

Research Assistant

Monash University

Position number: 549257
Department/Unit: School of Primary Health Care
Southern Academic Primary Care Research Unit
Faculty/Division: Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Classification (salary rates): HEW 5
Employment type: Part-time (FTE 0.5)
Work location: Notting Hill, Victoria

Organisational context

Monash is a university of transformation, progress and optimism. Our people are our most valued asset, with our academics among the best in the world and our professional staff revolutionising the way we operate as an organisation.

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences is the University's largest research faculty. World-class researchers work across disciplines including laboratory-based medical science, applied clinical research, and social and public health research. The Faculty is home to a number of leading medical and biomedical research institutes and groups, and has contributed to advances in many crucial areas. Our expertise in life sciences and biomedicine is recognised both nationally and internationally.

From a teaching perspective, our education curriculum covers a range of disciplines, including medicine, nursing, radiography & medical imaging, nutrition & dietetics, paramedic studies, biomedical sciences, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, behavioural neurosciences and social work. We take pride in delivering outstanding education in all courses, in opening students to the possibilities offered by newly discovered knowledge and in providing a nurturing and caring environment.

School of Primary Health Care is a leader in primary health care research, teaching and service delivery. The School's diversity reflects wide expertise amongst the academic team of social scientists, health educators and medical and allied health practitioners. A strong emphasis on finding interdisciplinary solutions to health problems is underpinned by high quality primary care programs at undergraduate and graduate entry levels, specialized professional graduate coursework programs and higher degrees by research. The School incorporates the Departments of General Practice, Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Social Work, together with the Southern Academic Primary Care Research Unit (SAPCRU). School operations are conducted in campuses in Notting Hill, Peninsula and Caulfield. For more information about us and the work we so please visit our website. http://www.med.monash.edu.au/sphc/

The Southern Academic Primary Care Research Unit (SAPCRU) was established in 2009 to further primary health care research and education in south eastern metropolitan Melbourne. SAPCRU has two broad research priorities which provide the framework for its research: primary care reform, and refugee and migrant health, with an overall focus on vulnerable populations. Further details may be found at: http://med.monash.edu.au/sphc/research/sapcru/

Position purpose

Working under the direction of the South Eastern Melbourne Regional Partnership Team Lead, the Research Assistant will be responsible for conducting local research activities within the national project. The role involves: assisting with the establishment and ongoing operation of Regional Partnership Teams, preparing ethics applications, collecting data for initial needs identification and later evaluation, assisting with intervention design and implementation including tailoring standardised resources for quality improvement and change management, and assisting with knowledge transfer and exchange.

The role will, in collaboration with the national project manager, act as liaison between the administering institution and local partner organisations and stakeholders. The position will be based in Melbourne, however incumbent may also be required to travel interstate and sometimes work outside normal working hours. Reporting line: The position reports to the South Eastern Melbourne Regional Partnership Team Lead, Dr I-Hao Cheng, and works closely with the national project manager.

Supervisory responsibilities: Nil
Financial delegation and/or budget responsibilities: Nil

To view a detailed Position Description and to submit an application, please visit: http://www.monash.edu.au/jobs/ Enter '549257' in the search field and click Go.

Closing date is Sunday 19th June 2016 at 11:55pm.


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