RESEARCH FELLOW IN EXERCISE AND CANCER

 
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Oct 6, 2021
Medicine

Job Description:

The Melbourne Centre for Behaviour Change, within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, is seeking to appoint an outstanding research fellow to work across two digital health intervention studies on exercise and behaviour change for cancer recovery. The successful applicant will report to Dr Camille Short who holds a joint position between the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences and the Melbourne School of Health Sciences. The role provides an opportunity to work as part of a cross disciplinary team, with expertise in digital health, exercise prescription, behaviour change and public health. The projects are funded by the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Victoria Cancer Agency and have potential to produce high impact outcomes, including improved quality of life for cancer patients and enhanced supportive care services.

The successful applicant will show evidence of the capacity to work as a member of a cross-disciplinary research team, experience with project management, an ability to interrogate data and effectively communicate results. The successful applicant will be integrated into the senior investigators research teams, including the Melbourne Centre for Behaviour Change, and the Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Research Group.

1. Key Responsibilities

1.1 Research and research training

1.2 Leadership and service

1.3 ENGAGEMENT

2. Selection Criteria

2.1 Essential

2.2 Desirable