Research Officer Job at NSW Government -Sydney Children’s Hospital Network – in Sydney NSW

Job Description

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time, up to 19 June 2023 (temp funding)

Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 1

Remuneration: 76152 – 102438 per annum

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ308379

Primary Purpose of The Kids Neuroscience Centre:
Since its inception, research undertaken at the Kids Neuroscience Centre has positively impacted more than 4000 families with rare neurological and

neuromuscular conditions. The Centre operates a research-based diagnostic service providing these families with precise genetic diagnoses, expert clinical care and disease-specific treatments and therapies as well as clinical trials.

The Centre is based within the Division of Research of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, Westmead Campus, NSW, Australia, but has an all-age research remit and is affiliated with the Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School of the University of Sydney.

The primary purpose of a research officer is to contribute actively to the provision of high quality research activities, production of and/or contribution to research data and written preparation for conference presentations, manuscripts and funding applications.

The preferred applicant may be considered for the award of a conjoint academic title (levels A to D) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney at a level commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience. The award of the academic title will also confer membership upon the appointee of the University Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. The academic title will be held for the duration of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead appointment. No remuneration is attached to the University appointment. The appointee will be responsible to the University for academic matters and to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead for clinical matters.

Selection Criteria:
A relevant doctoral or equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution with at least three years full-time equivalent research experience.

Capacity to conduct research activities with minimal supervision, with identifiable research output.

High level of self-motivation and demonstrated research potential evidenced by authorship of peer-reviewed research publication(s) arising from PhD research.

Capacity to independently apply theoretical or policy knowledge to: •develop innovative methodologies; •research and analyse situations and propose new responses or solutions and/or •take a leading role in the application of proven techniques involving considerable theoretical and technical sophistication.

Ability to present research data at local institution and/or national level.

Ability to demonstrate an emerging local profile within area of intellectual and/or technical expertise.

Ability to contribute to the training and guidance of junior research staff.

Excellent organisational, communication, record-keeping skills and ability to meet deadlines.

We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to commencement with NSW Health OR provide an approved medical contraindication certificate.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status prior to securing this role. Please also provide proof of booster vaccination, if available.

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Applications Close: 15/05/2022

About Company

Company: NSW Government -Sydney Children’s Hospital Network –

Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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