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Reference Number 16381
Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow, Health System Sustainability
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Department / Ward Dept Of Clinical Epidemiolo
Location Malvern
Award Individual Contract
Classification Not Applicable
Hours per week 30.40
Number of positions available 1
Position Summary

Postdoctoral Fellow

NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability

At the Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute

0.8 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 role involves contributing to the research activities of the Department, specifically providing support and assistance to the NHMRC-funded Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability (PCHSS) and related projects led by the department. The position will be based at Cabrini Malvern. Applicants should have a commitment to excellence and a strong work ethic.


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 expertise in conducting surveys (online and/or paper-based), qualitative interviews and/or focus groups, and preparing related ethics submissions
  • Demonstrated experience in performing systematic reviews
  • Excellent data management skills, including collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data (e.g. interviews, focus groups, surveys)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, research participants and external research partners, and disseminate research findings in presentations and publications
  • High-level computer skills, including MS Office, EndNote, SPSS/SAS, NVivo, RevMan (desirable), Qualtrics (desirable)
  • Proven ability to work independently, use initiative and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in research student supervision (desirable)
  • Experience in preparing grant applications (desirable)
  • Knowledge of qualitative and survey research methods
  • Knowledge of methodology for conducting systematic reviews and qualitative evidence syntheses
  • Knowledge of Australian healthcare service delivery models (desirable)
  • Familiarity with economic evaluation approaches (desirable)

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 25/01/2019
Position Description
Postdoctoral Fellow - HSS - Nov 2018.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.