ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy.
The Research Officer will make an active contribution to the Indigenous Health and Wellbeing area of the Research School of Population Health (RSPH) by working collegially with all members of the area, across the University and external stakeholders. The Research Officer will contribute to all aspects of the Yarning with our mob about HPV study. This will include consultation with key stakeholders, qualitative data collection across Queensland using Indigenous research methods, data analysis, sharing findings with academic and community audiences, and developing policy and practice solutions. This position requires the incumbent to travel. The Research Officer will work collegially with other staff in the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health across the University and with external stakeholders. The Research Officer will be supported to develop and maintain highly effective relationships with a range of government, non-government and community health organisations, and contribute to collaborative research and teaching within RSPH.
This position would suit those who have a strong commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and cultures. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. Completion or near completion of a degree in health services, public health or other related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training. 2. Commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples shown by capacity to: a. Understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures; b. Identify issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today; and c. Communicate respectfully in a culturally sensitive manner. 3. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to draft standard business correspondence and various research related papers, and an ability to consult and liaise effectively with a wide range of people in a culturally diverse environment. 4. Experience in conducting and analysing qualitative research methodology, undertaking literature reviews and document management. 5. Proven organisational skills and attention to detail, with a demonstrated ability to prioritise own workload and to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, meeting competing deadlines and delivering high-quality outcomes. 6. Demonstrated experience using information systems, including the ability to generate complex reports and demonstrated skills using the MSOffice suite and some experience using bibliographical management software (e.g. EndNote) and NVivo qualitative analysis software. 7. Blue card (or eligibility for a Blue Card) and ability to travel within Queensland. 8. A demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles and policies and a commitment to their application in a University context. Desirable 1. Current Driver’s license 2. Knowledge of Indigenous research methodologies ANU Officer Levels 5 and 6 are broadbanded in this stream. It is expected that at the higher levels within the broadband occupants will have a deeper understanding, and a more independent application, of the research theory and techniques. The ANU conducts background checks on potential employees, and employment in this position is conditional on satisfactory results in accordance with the Background Checking Procedure which sets out the types of checks required by each type of position.
Classification: ANU Officer 5/6 Salary package: $71,878 - $84,451 p.a. plus 17% superannuation Term: Part Time (21hrs/wk), Fixed term (12 months)
Canberra ACT In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: - A statement addressing the selection criteria. - A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. - Other documents, if required. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. Applications close: 15 May 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time For further information please contact Associate Professor Lisa Whop, Ph: (02) 6197 0074 E: [email protected]