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Postdoctoral Researcher In Knowledge Translation

Jobs on jobactive - Nedlands, WA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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The Opportunity

Telethon Kids Institute is a health and medical research institute committed to discovering new and effective ways to enhance children’s health and wellbeing. Within the Institute’s broad research capacity sits the Children's Diabetes Centre, which is an integrated clinical and research centre that aims to improve the lives of children, adolescents and young adults living with diabetes.

We now have a post-doctoral position available to work on Knowledge Translation projects in the JDRF Global Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Research aiming at bridging the gap between scientific knowledge and clinical practice.

The Role

The overall objective of this position is to develop clinic-based interventions that facilitate the uptake of evidence-based research findings and translate these effectively into practice. As the Post-Doctoral Researcher, you will work closely with researchers, clinicians, , policy makers, and patients and their families.

This is a great opportunity to collaborate and network with a team of local, national and international researchers with different expertise. You will also have the opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with colleagues and fellow researchers at seminars and conferences.

Some Of Your Responsibilities Will Include

  • Designing, managing and conducting research that supports the translation of research findings to clinical practice.
  • Presenting findings at local, national and international conferences and scientific meetings.
  • Preparing and renewing ethics applications and annual reports.
  • Supervise research students in related projects.

This position is based at the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, Western Australia and will be offered as a fulltime position on a 2-year contract initially. The salary offered for this position will be dependent on experience and will be between $88,000 and $104,000/pa plus superannuation.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience in the following:
  • A PhD in health services research, epidemiology, educational psychology, sociology, nursing, or a related field.
  • Experience undertaking research in a clinical setting.
  • Demonstrated proficiency conducting analysis on large datasets using various software products (e.g., SAS, MPlus, SPSS, etc.).
  • Proven proficiency conducting analysis using qualitative methods.
  • Demonstrated skills writing successfully for peer reviewed publications.
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to multi-task under pressure.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Background in knowledge translation, health services research, and/or clinical settings are definite assets.

We are driving inclusion and diversity as part of the way we work. If you meet a number of the requirements (and not all), we encourage you to submit your application.

How To Apply

Please click on 'Apply Now' to navigate to our Career Site to view the Job Description. You will need to upload your CV and a cover letter (maximum two pages) addressing the essential criteria outlined in the “About You” section above.

For further information about this position please contact Tanyana on Tanyana.Jackiewicz@telethonkids.org.au.

Closing Date: 1st July 2021 - Telethon Kids reserve the right to hire prior to the closing date.

Nedlands, WA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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