Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative, Faculty of Health
At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are widely recognised 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.
We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to contribute to nationally competitive grant applications and the publication and dissemination of Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC) clinical trial results, and to enhancing the profile of research within the Faculty of Health at the University of Technology Sydney.
About the Role
UTS: Health offers innovative, practice-based education and high impact research that focuses in improving health outcomes in both local and global communities. Our learning and teaching is shaped on our unique UTS Model of Learning framework, which encourages a collaborative and globally relevant learning approach and development of graduate attributes.
Reporting to the Professor of Palliative Care Medicine, The Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be responsible for establishing their own program of palliative care research, contributing to evaluation of findings, assisting with grant funding applications and specific research-related tasks of the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative. The PaCCSC national office is based within IMPACCT in the Faculty of Health with some team members working at other locations in Queensland and South Australia.
Strong candidates for this position will have:
· Experience in the conduct of clinical trials and/or palliative care
· A track record of contributing to/ first authoring peer reviewed publications
· Quantitative or qualitative data analysis skills
· Understanding of palliative care research
· Proven ability to publish in high quality journals
· A PhD in health or health related discipline and some postdoctoral research experience in palliative care
· The proven ability to obtain external grants for research
· Previous experience in research in clinical research relevant to palliative care.
Remuneration & Benefits
Base Salary Range: $103,981 to $123,067 pa (Level B)
This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.
UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, childcare centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.
This position is full-time and appointment is on a fixed term basis to June 30th 2021.
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
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Closing Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST)
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