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Reference Number 16383
Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow, ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Department / Ward Dept Of Clinical Epidemiolo
Location Malvern
Award Individual Contract
Classification Not Applicable
Hours per week 38
Number of positions available 1
Position Summary


Postdoctoral Fellow

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence for the Australia & New Zealand Musculoskeletal (ANZMUSC) Clinical Trials Network

At the Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute

0.8-1.0 EFT, 12 month appointment


Cabrini is a Catholic charitable organisation inspired by the spirit and vision of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini and the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This order was founded by Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini who was canonised in 1946 and later proclaimed Universal Patron Saint of Immigrants. We are a community of care, reaching out with compassion, integrity, courage and respect to all we serve. With more than 4300 staff, 1000 accredited medical practitioners and several locations, we offer a range of employment opportunities to start, continue or advance your career. 

Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute

The Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute, focuses on performing high quality clinical and health services research with an emphasis on answering questions that are important to both patients and clinicians and can be translated into better quality patient care and outcomes. An opportunity is now available for a motivated and enthusiastic professional with relevant experience to join our team.


The Role:

The Postdoctoral Fellow contributes to the research activities of the NHMRC CRE for the ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network, specifically working to implement the Clinical Care Standards for hip fracture and knee osteoarthritis into routine clinical care, and other projects led by the network. The ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network aims tooptimise musculoskeletal health through high quality, collaborative clinical research.


Requirements of the role:

  • A PhD in a health-related discipline
    • Demonstrated record of conducting research, publishing peer reviewed articles and presenting at scientific meetings
    • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in research translation and implementation including evaluation
    • Demonstrated experience in performing systematic reviews and preparing ethics submissions
    • Excellent data management skills, including collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, research participants and external research partners
    • High-level computer skills, including MS Office, EndNote, SPSS/SAS, NVivo (desirable), RevMan (desirable)
    • Proven ability to work independently, use initiative and meet tight deadlines
    • Experience in preparing grant applications (desirable)
  • Knowledge of common musculoskeletal conditions (particularly hip and knee conditions)
  • Knowledge of research translation and implementation science theory and methods
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods including interviews and surveys
  • Methodology for conducting systematic reviews and qualitative evidence syntheses
  • Knowledge of study design methods suitable for evaluating implementation interventions

Cabrini Offers

  • Salary Packaging
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Close to public transportation

Cabrini is an equal opportunity employer

Cabrini is committed to providing a safe environment for children

Compassion – Integrity – Courage - Respect



Contact Position Title Research Assistant
Contact Person JC Han
Contact Number 9508 3469
Closing Date 30/11/2018
Position Description
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