Research Assistant General Practice at Monash University

Monash University is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a postdoctoral researcher position in primary health care. The initial contract for this position is five years and posible to extend. Applicants should apply before July 30, 2019.

There's a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It's the feeling that you're a part of something special. Something significant. And that's because you're not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You're making a real contribution - surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you'll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways - putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, is the largest faculty at Monash University, and offers the most comprehensive suite of professional health training in Victoria. We consistently rank in the top 40 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.

The Department of General Practice forms part of the School of Primary Health Care. It consists of over 30 staff and is involved in teaching in four out of five years of the undergraduate medical curriculum, graduate education of domestic and international students and general practice research. The department is looking to employ a Research Assistant who will be involved in activities of current projects and the establishment of new studies focusing on the patient experience of care for primary care patients with chronic respiratory disease and GPs experience of delivering care. This research seeks to understand the relational and affective aspects of care and how these impact help-seeking, self-management, and ultimately quality of life and emotional well-being.

Based at our Notting Hill campus and reporting to an engaging and supportive Senior Lecturer, the Research Assistant will undertake tasks such as conducting research and the production or contribution to the production of conference and seminar papers and publications from that research. It will also include the recruitment of participants from primary care and community settings, and the collection of primary data including surveys, qualitative interviews and focus groups.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing school who have continually improved since inception. The successful applicant will hold an honours degree in the relevant discipline (e.g. public health and epidemiology, psychology or sociology) or have equivalent qualifications and experience.

This role is a part-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to“How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

Deadline: July 30, 2019
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