Senior Research Fellow - Implementation & Translation

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0057850
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full-time or Part-time (0.8 - 1.0 FTE Negotiable); Fixed-term for 3 years
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of General Practice, Melbourne Medical School
Level C – $135,032 – $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About The Department of General Practice

The Department focuses on several cross-cutting research themes including clinical biostatistics, implementation science, clinical informatics, co-design, and health services research. Using clinical data analytics, we explore patient pathways and describe the epidemiology of health and disease in primary care. With a focus on primary care innovation, we develop, test and implement simple and complex interventions including digital technologies, such as a range of risk stratification and point-of-care decision making tools.

About the Role

This position is a rare opportunity for an early or mid-career researcher with experience in implementation science or knowledge translation activities to grow their leadership skills in research implementation and translation, and the evaluation of outcomes, in primary care and community settings.

This position is located within the Translation of Research Outcomes into Primary Health Initiative (TROPHI) Program at the Department of General Practice, Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne, and within the ALIVE National Centre for Mental Health Research Translation and its Implementation and Translation Network.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will have excellent time management skills including effective workload management with the ability to work independently with broad direction and to exercise initiative. You will bring your outstanding communication skills, both oral and written and your ability to prepare community updates on local project activities.

You will also have:

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University
The University of Melbourne 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.

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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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. 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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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].