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Research Associate

Advertiser: The University of Newcastle (UON)3.2 out of 53.2 overall rating (50 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
26 Aug 2019
Location
Blue Mountains & Central West
Salary
$68,089.00-$92,403.00 p/a plus 9.5% superannuation
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Education & Training, Research & Fellowships
Faculty of Health and Medicine
Centre of Rural and Remote Mental Health

Research Associate

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About Us

At the University of Newcastle, our staff are curious. We think big, see opportunity and are open to ideas and ask why. We share wisdom and partner with colleagues in Australia and around the globe to create an enduring impact. And we're courageous - bold thinkers who have the confidence to take risks and to inspire change.

Your NEW opportunity

The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) is an independent research and service provider in rural mental health. The CRRMH is currently in a strategic development phase and is developing its ongoing business plan in line with the NSW Mental Health Strategy and the University of Newcastle’s (UON) NeW Directions Strategic Plan. It is also building new partnerships and programs. The context for this position is to support the research development of the CRRMH in this time of change. The CRRMH is developing a footprint for UON in Western NSW.

This is a full time fixed term position until 31/12/2020 and is based in Orange, NSW.

About your NEW role

The role of Research Associate incorporates research, evaluation and translational research activities. The areas of research encompass how services and programs can and do improve the mental health of rural people and their communities.  Having direct engagement with both services and communities, the role will support projects by assisting with research, analysis and publications in line with the Centre’s strategic objectives.

About you 

With an understanding of the mental health impacts within rural and remote communities, you will combine your research skills and natural passion to make a difference.  Operating autonomously yet with the responsiveness to collaborate with the team to meet tight deadlines, you will apply a methodical approach to your work whilst nurturing and developing key relationship

·         A PhD, or honours degree or post-graduate degree in health, public health, social or behavioural sciences.

·         Ability to make sound decisions within your sphere of responsibility and take responsibility for delivering to plan and on time.

·         High level written and verbal communication skills, and sound computer skills.

·         Experience in study design methodology and analysis, preparation of papers, ethics and grant applications.

·         Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills.

·         Familiarity with literature search methods, endnote software, and submission of journal papers.

·         Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a research team and across research teams.

·         Knowledge of, and experience in adhering to workplace policies and procedures in the areas of work health safety, equity, diversity and promoting a respectful workplace culture.

·         Driver’s licence and ability to travel if required.

For a full job description visit https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/job-vacancies

Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Your NEW benefits

From a flexible working environment to discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits including salary packaging. You can learn more about these at https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/benefits-at-a-glance

We provide opportunities for all people regardless of their background and experience, and this philosophy is reflected across all that we do.

The remuneration is from $68,089 + superannuation rate of 9.5% super and is commensurate with experience.

Next steps

Click on 'Apply for this job'. Your application will be assessed on how you address the essential criteria. Read all information about the role so you understand what is required. In addition:

·         Follow all directions and complete all necessary fields of the application; and

·         When you address the essential criteria, demonstrate clearly how your skills and experience meet each point and should be a maximum of four pages

Closing Date: Closing date: Sunday, 15th September 2019

For more information about the position including selection criteria
please click the 'Apply for ths job' button or go to
newcastle.edu.au/job-vacancies

About Us

At the University of Newcastle, our staff are curious. We think big, see opportunity and are open to ideas and ask why. We share wisdom and partner with colleagues in Australia and around the globe to create an enduring impact. And we're courageous - bold thinkers who have the confidence to take risks and to inspire change.

Your NEW opportunity

The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) is an independent research and service provider in rural mental health. The CRRMH is currently in a strategic development phase and is developing its ongoing business plan in line with the NSW Mental Health Strategy and the University of Newcastle’s (UON) NeW Directions Strategic Plan. It is also building new partnerships and programs. The context for this position is to support the research development of the CRRMH in this time of change. The CRRMH is developing a footprint for UON in Western NSW.

This is a full time fixed term position until 31/12/2020 and is based in Orange, NSW.

About your NEW role

The role of Research Associate incorporates research, evaluation and translational research activities. The areas of research encompass how services and programs can and do improve the mental health of rural people and their communities.  Having direct engagement with both services and communities, the role will support projects by assisting with research, analysis and publications in line with the Centre’s strategic objectives.

About you 

With an understanding of the mental health impacts within rural and remote communities, you will combine your research skills and natural passion to make a difference.  Operating autonomously yet with the responsiveness to collaborate with the team to meet tight deadlines, you will apply a methodical approach to your work whilst nurturing and developing key relationship

·         A PhD, or honours degree or post-graduate degree in health, public health, social or behavioural sciences.

·         Ability to make sound decisions within your sphere of responsibility and take responsibility for delivering to plan and on time.

·         High level written and verbal communication skills, and sound computer skills.

·         Experience in study design methodology and analysis, preparation of papers, ethics and grant applications.

·         Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills.

·         Familiarity with literature search methods, endnote software, and submission of journal papers.

·         Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a research team and across research teams.

·         Knowledge of, and experience in adhering to workplace policies and procedures in the areas of work health safety, equity, diversity and promoting a respectful workplace culture.

·         Driver’s licence and ability to travel if required.

For a full job description visit https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/job-vacancies

Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Your NEW benefits

From a flexible working environment to discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits including salary packaging. You can learn more about these at https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/benefits-at-a-glance

We provide opportunities for all people regardless of their background and experience, and this philosophy is reflected across all that we do.

The remuneration is from $68,089 + superannuation rate of 9.5% super and is commensurate with experience.

Next steps

Click on 'Apply for this job'. Your application will be assessed on how you address the essential criteria. Read all information about the role so you understand what is required. In addition:

·         Follow all directions and complete all necessary fields of the application; and

·         When you address the essential criteria, demonstrate clearly how your skills and experience meet each point and should be a maximum of four pages

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