The University of Sydney | Postcoctoral Research Fellow

The University of Sydney | Postcoctoral Research Fellow


Job Position: Postcoctoral Research Fellow

Company: The University of Sydney

Expected salary: $79784 – 134403 per year

Location: Australia

Postcoctoral Research Fellow Job Details:


Full time (will consider part time for the right candidate) Fixed term for 12 months with possibility for extension for the right candidate at Camperdown CampusResearch Associate/Research Fellow role contributing to research in cardiovascular disease prevention and managementLevel A/B Salary $ 79,784 – $ 134, 403 + 17% superannuationAbout the opportunityThe Sydney School of Health Sciences within the Faculty of Medicine and Health is at the forefront of health science education and undertakes high-impact research that anticipates the health issues of tomorrow while overcoming the challenges of today.We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate/Research Fellow with a strong interest in cardiovascular disease prevention and management.The incumbent will be required to work across multiple projects led by and – and the team in their vision to improve the measurement and management of high blood pressure through a diverse, multidisciplinary program of research.The research aims to improve the measurement and management of hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. High blood pressure is responsible for more premature death and avoidable disability than any other risk factor. Effective blood pressure management requires regular measurement of blood pressure, a team-based approach to healthcare, regular feedback between the patient and their care team and patient education.and ’s work takes a multidisciplinary approach to understanding effective blood pressure management and includes collaboration with consumer advisors with lived experience of high blood pressure, bioengineers, implementation experts, health professionals, clinical triallists and public health experts in Australia and from across the globe.This is an opportunity to contribute as an early career researcher to a growing research program that has national and international scope.Please click the links below for more information-Your key responsibilities will be to:Support and contribute to research for the team within discipline or area of expertise and also undertake individual research where appropriatemaintain quality, standards and excellence in all research activities and outputsperform participant recruitment and collecting data in clinical research settingsanalyse quantitative research data, linked data and/or health services dataundertake adhoc administrative duties as required by the teamdevelop research collaborations which will ultimately result in knowledge or technology transfer leading to commercialisation, improved policy or practice and/or enhancements to industry, the profession or the community.In addition as Level B Research FellowSignificantly contribute to successful applications for competitive research grants and/ or funding to deliver research impactdevelop research collaborations which will ultimately result in knowledge or technology transfer leading to commercialisation, improved policy or practice and/or enhancements to industry, the profession or the communitysupport and supervise PhD students.About youDoctorate or PhD – In a relevant field or an equivalent combination of training and experienceinterest and experience in clinical and/or translational blood pressure or cardiovascular researcha developing research profile evidenced by original, high-quality and independent research in the discipline or area of expertiseexperienced with statistical software- STATA or R (preferred)experience with clinical research data collectiona developing network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholdersdemonstrated capacity to communicate effectively across a range of media and forumscontributes expertise and knowledge to forums of public debate, where appropriate and consistent with University policy.In addition as Level B Research FellowProven track record of impactful research and publications (or other output).experience in funding applications and grant funded project managementhas experience as a mentor for junior and potential scholars as demonstrated by supervision, mentoring, and supportdemonstrated capacity to communicate effectively across a range of media and forumscontributes expertise and knowledge to forums of public debate, where appropriate and consistent with University policy.To keep our community safe, please be aware of our which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.Sponsorship / work rights for AustraliaPlease note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.Pre-employment checksYour employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012EEO statementAt the University of Sydney, our shared values include and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of , , , , and those who identify as . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.How to applyTo be considered for this position, please provide a CV and a cover letter which demonstrates your suitability for the Level A Research Associate or Level B Research Fellow role by addressing the selection criteria above.Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Rachel Ann Yazigi Recruitment Operations, by email to [email protected].© The University of SydneyThe University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.Click to view the for
this role.Applications Close Wednesday 17 April 2024 11:59 PM

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