Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

Research Fellow / Senior Research FellowFull-time (1.0 FTE) 12 month fixed-term contract in Alice Springs or DarwinAbout MenziesAs one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies School of Health Research continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.SUMMARY OF POSITION:The Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow will join one of Australia’s leading remote and rural health services research teams, undertaking research activities on current and planned research projects led by key academic team members.The main current project "Understanding and responding to the cost and health impact of short-term health staffing in remote and rural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled health services" entails detailed analysis of workforce characteristics and sequelae in community-controlled services in different geographical settings across two states. Strong quantitative skills and experience are required as a key role will be to assist with planning, collecting, cleaning and analysis of quantitative data, including workforce, expenditure, service utilisation and clinical outcome data.The position is located in Alice Springs or Darwin and may require occasional travel for approximately one week at a time within Northern Territory and interstate or internationally to remote and rural health services and for knowledge translation activities. Part-time appointment may be considered.What we offer:6 weeks annual leaveOption to increase super to 14%Attractive salary package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits Academic Level B, RF1-3 or Level C SRF 1-6 $109,077-$136,302 p.a.Contact: Prof John Wakerman john.wakerman@menzies.com.auClosing date:  Sunday 28th November 2021Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to applyApplicants are required to address the selection criteria. For information on how to apply for this position and to obtain the Position Description and Selection Criteria please visit https://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Careers/Information_for_applicants/  or phone 08 8946 8409.To apply for this position please click this link and click apply or phone 08 8946 8626   PD Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow 109077 AUD Darwin