Research Fellow - Epidemiology (Two Positions Available)

The University of Adelaide

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Position type:

Full time


$100,933 - $119,391

03 May 2022
30 May 2022

Full details:

Reference number: ADE-509143

(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Two fixed term, full-time or part-time positions available immediately until June 2024 with a possibility of extension.

These positions are to undertake innovative epidemiological research to investigate maternal, medical and environmental factors that might contribute to complications in pregnancy and poor perinatal outcomes, including congenital anomalies.

This is part of a work program supported by grants from the Medical Research Future Fund and the National Health and Medical Research Council.  The investigating team brings together experts from three universities in South Australia and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, under the auspices of the Robinson Research Institute.  It has a reputation for high quality research and strong support for the career advancement of research fellows.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD in epidemiology or a related discipline with a quantitative research focus or equivalent qualifications or research experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of issues in epidemiological study design and interpretation.
  • Proven experience with the use of epidemiologic research methods in relation to reproductive health, pregnancy or child health.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, including planning and leading research, where applicable.
  • Strong track record of high-quality publications relative to opportunity.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 30 May 2022.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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