Research Fellow /Senior Research Fellow - Digital Health Design Team Lead

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Dec 22, 2021

Job Description:

Salary: This position will be appointed at Academic Level B or C, depending on qualifications or experience. Level B $107,547 - $127,707 p.a. & Level C $131,739 - $151,900 p.a.

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Centre for Digital Transformation of Health

The Centre for Digital Transformation of Health is a cross-disciplinary centre that sits in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and the School of Computing and Information Systems. With a vision of connected healthcare, the Centre aims to address a critical gap in the translation of digital health research and significantly grow the field of digital health research at the University of Melbourne.

About the Role

The Digital Health Design Team Lead will be a member of the Centre for Digital Transformation of Health’s team that is developing the Digital Health Validitron, a novel and innovative pipeline for co-design, development, testing and validation of digital health solutions.

The appointee will work as part of an inter-disciplinary, translational research team with expertise in diverse disciplines including co-design, application development, interoperability, clinical informatics, health economics and policy, and implementation science. They will work synergistically with the team leader for technical workstream of the Digital Health Validitron, which includes development of a simulated digital ecosystem. They will contribute to growing and be responsible for leading a team with expertise in design and evaluation of all the dimensions required for successful uptake and impact of digital health innovations.

In a typical week at work, you may:

About You

You will be a self-starter with exemplary organisational skills to drive the work of an academic, inter-disciplinary team, and should have a commitment to the highest standards of research ethics and rigour.

Ideally, you will further have:

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

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