Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Research Fellow – Person-centred Health Informatics Macquarie University Centre for Health Informatics Australia

Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Research Fellow – Person-centred Health Informatics

 

Job no: 505629

Work type: Full Time

Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy

Categories: Academic - Research Only / Fellowship

 

    Salary Package: (Level B) from $103,914 to $122,947 p.a., and (Level A) from $91,991 to $98,588 p.a., plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

    Appointment Type: Full time, fixed-term for 2 years

    Macquarie University (North Ryde) location, new 'state of the art' facilities

 

The Role

 

We are seeking a talented researcher to contribute to a new program in the development and evaluation of person-centred digital health applications under the supervision of Dr Liliana Laranjo.

 

The successful applicant will work with a diverse team of highly experienced and internationally recognised senior researchers in the Centre for Health Informatics to:

 

    understand consumers’ and patients’ perspectives and preferences regarding self-care interventions and the use of technologies for that purpose; contribute to the architecture, design and evaluation of personalised self-care digital health interventions involving the use of multiple technologies (e.g. mobile, online social networks, artificial intelligence), as well as the collection of smartphone data (e.g. sensor data, ecological momentary assessment) to optimise and individualise the content and delivery of the intervention; produce high-quality research outputs.

 

About You

 

The position would suit an applicant with the desire to research and develop person-centred digital health applications. You will be a researcher who has a clear understanding of quantitative and/or qualitative research methods, with a passion for the use of person-centred informatics to improve consumers’ and patients’ health. You will enjoy working both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will have excellent time-management skills, being able to meet tight deadlines and prioritising work accordingly. You will also be an excellent communicator with high-quality interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

 

About Us

 

The Centre for Health Informatics (CHI) is one of three research centres in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI). Founded in 1999, CHI is the longest-running digital health research centre in Australia. CHI is a research partner to major healthcare providers, research institutions and governments, and has national and international industry partnerships. The Centre generates high-impact research and works with many large Australian and international Electronic Health Record datasets and have expertise in the development and implementation of state-of-the-art AI methods.

 

As a part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, AIHI’s research centres work in the separate but related areas of clinical governance, implementation science, health informatics, health services and health systems and safety.

 

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

 

To Apply

 

    To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your cv and a separate cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria.

    Include your top-3 publications with a 1-page summary explaining

        Why these publications were important?

        What was your part in these publications?

    Indicate in your application the Level (either A or B) at which you are applying.

 

Selection Criteria for Post-Doctoral Research Fellow – Level A applicants:

 

Essential

 

    PhD (or have recently submitted a PhD for examination) in a relevant discipline (e.g. health-related discipline, psychology, user experience design, computer science, human-computer interaction); ideally with a focus on consumer/patients and health informatics;

    Demonstrated experience in consumer informatics, personalised medicine, or behavioural informatics research;

    Strong research track record with peer-reviewed publications;

    Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods;

    Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as to work effectively as a team member.

 

Desirable

 

    Experience with the use of mobile applications, wearable devices, and social media for health applications.

    Experience working with clinicians, patients or healthcare consumers.

    Experience in developing and working on health research projects, particularly experimental studies (e.g. randomised clinical trials), including expertise in crafting research protocols and human ethics applications, and conducting recruitment, data collection and analysis.

 

Selection Criteria for Research Fellow - Level B applicants:

 

Essential

 

    PhD in in a relevant discipline (e.g. health-related discipline, psychology, user experience design, computer science, human-computer interaction); ideally with a focus on consumer/patients and health informatics.

    Strong background in consumer informatics, personalised medicine, or behavioural informatics research and experience in working with clinicians, patients or healthcare consumers.

    Outstanding research track record with peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated ability to secure research grant funding.

    Demonstrated academic knowledge in the discipline and demonstrated skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods.

    Demonstrated ability to work as both a leader and as a member of an effective team.

 

Desirable

 

    Experience in successful research supervision of projects preferably involving the use of mobile applications, wearable devices, and social media for health applications.

    Experience in the development of ongoing partnerships with industry and/or professional bodies.

    Experience in leading health research projects, particularly experimental studies (e.g. randomised clinical trials), including expertise in crafting research protocols and human ethics applications, and conducting recruitment, data collection and analysis.

 

Specific Role Enquiries: Dr Liliana Laranjo, Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation at  liliana.laranjo@mq.edu.au

 

General Recruitment Enquiries: Gurnoor Dhillon, gurnoor.dhillon@mq.edu.au

 

Applications Close: Sunday, 26 May at 11:55pm (AEDT)

 

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

 

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.


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