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Cancer Symptom Trials (CST), Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation (IMPACCT)
At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity. Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines. UTS Equal Futures celebrates and supports women in academia through every stage of their career.
As part of Athena SWAN, UTS has set an overarching target of 40 per cent academic women in STEMM by 2022. The Faculty of Health is committed to UTS’s target and supporting the career development of women academics.
CST is seeking an energetic and forward-thinking Postdoctoral Research Fellow to contribute to our research program.
CST is a member-based research network that provides infrastructure support for the conduct of palliative and supportive care clinical trials. IMPACCT encompasses a transdisciplinary research program dedicated to improving the care, outcomes and quality of life of people affected by a range of chronic conditions or who have palliative care needs. Find out more at: https://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/our-research/impacct.
About the role
CST is seeking an energetic and forward-thinking Postdoctoral Research Fellow to contribute to our research program under the supervision of Professor Meera Agar, CST Chair. You will be responsible for the development of relationships, collaborations and partnerships with external organisations with a view to conducting preliminary work to underpin a pipeline of developing work in cancer symptom therapeutics.
You will have experience in clinical research and scholarly activities and will contribute to enhancing the profile of research in the Faculty of Health at University of Technology Sydney. You will have doctoral qualifications or other relevant experience in medicine, drug development, clinical research, or other related area. As a motivated self-starter with the ability to initiate discussions and grow ideas with a range of groups/people you will possess efficient project management and organisational skills. In addition, the right candidate will have a demonstrated capacity for achieving outcomes in research environments and building relationships.
Base Salary Range: $103,981 to $123,067 pa (Level B)
This role attracts 9.5% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.
UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.
This position is part-time 0.4FTE and appointment will be made on a fixed term basis to 30th June 2020.
Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
How To Apply
For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click apply and download the Position Statement from the UTS website.
UTS is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce and we encourage applicants where relevant to include a relative to opportunity or career disruption/break statement within their CV.
You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.
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Closing Date: Thursday August 22nd 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST)
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At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.
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