PROJECT OFFICER, HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT AND SYSTEMATIC REVIEW TEAM
NHMRC CLINICAL TRIALS CENTRE
THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
REFERENCE NO. 871/0512
. Internationally renowned clinical centre
. Excellent career development opportunities
. Fixed term, up to 12 months, with potential for annual renewal: Up to $100.7K p.a. including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super
The University of Sydney is Australia's premier University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 7500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students.
The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) established in 1988, is a leading Australian Academic Research Organisation with a world class international reputation for designing, conducting and translating collaborative clinical trials research into improved health care practice. CTC is also known for its innovation in clinical trials methodologies and its teaching excellence.
As the Project Officer, you will be responsible for
. undertaking health technology assessments and systematic reviews which may include
. appraising and assessing clinical trials research
. assisting with economic evaluations and financial impact analysis
. synthesising evidence and generating conclusions
. writing reports
. undertaking other projects and reviews, including formulating decision analytic protocols
. reviewing and critiquing published literature and other reports
. maintenance of quality assurance standards
. strategically collaborating with external health professionals, policy makers and consumers.
To be successful in this role you will have:
. a degree in epidemiology, public health, economic evaluation or similar, or equivalent experience/education/training
. a working knowledge of evidence-based healthcare concepts with experience in the design and review of either health technology assessments or systematic reviews
. writing and analysis skills for producing reports, publications and assessing research
. analytic ability to critically assess research
. high level project management and computing skills
. excellent interpersonal skills, including recommending appropriate strategies in a diverse and team environment
. the ability to work collaboratively and take direction as part of the Health Care Team, and other research groups within the CTC.
Desirable for appointment is your:
. understanding of health economics, especially relating to health technology assessment
. knowledge of and experience in the conduct of decision analyses.
Take the next step in your career and join experts in the field in a collaborative and supportive team environment. This is an interesting, varied and challenging role with excellent workplace conditions.
There is the possibility of future renewal of fixed term employment to deliver on a range of current and new projects as part of a career with the CTC (subject to performance and grant funding).
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit http://sydney.edu.au/positions and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 24 June 2012 (11.30pm Sydney time)
The University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged.
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