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June

Research Officer (C)

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) - Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

With service to our members at the forefront of our business, we support ongoing learning and development for our surgical workforce of more than 7,000 surgeons and 1,300 surgical trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates.

RACS is on an exciting journey to transform the way our members engage with us by making improvements across many aspects of the College - from learning and development to technology and governance. By creating a workplace with even greater flexibility, we are focusing on collaboration and innovation to better serve our members and to enhance the contribution of surgeons to the community.

Based in Kent Town, SA.

Multiple casual roles

Research Officers – Health Technology Assessment

Research & Evaluation, incorporating ASERNIP-S (R&E, inc. ASERNIP-S) is the research branch of RACS that conducts health technology assessments (HTA) for national and international policy makers. Being a member of this internationally recognised HTA team, your work will have a direct impact on healthcare delivery and funding,

Systematic reviews of safety and clinical effectiveness are an essential part of the multidisciplinary HTA process, with significant impact on policy. Research Officers are part of a team responsible for the completion of nominated HTA and other research projects, producing high quality research reports to inform health policy and facilitate medical decision-making.

The primary objective of this position is to provide assistance in conducting literature reviews, statistical analyses, health policy analysis, and social impact assessments within nominated research projects; this may include data retrieval and extraction, model construction and reporting. Expertise in the areas of biostatistics and epidemiology will also be highly regarded.

The roles available are casual positions, needed to support periods of high workload.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification with postgraduate research (Honours or Masters) in health sciences
  • Demonstrated understanding with hands-on experience in biostatistics
  • Demonstrated knowledge of systematic reviews, including critical appraisal of different study designs, with proficiency using various software platforms (e.g. Endnote, RevMan, Stata, R).
  • Ability to work both independently and in a small project team to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal and report writing skills with high attention to detail.

Desirable Skills:

  • General knowledge of HTA processes and functions in the Australian health system

Why Work At RACS?

  • Flexibility and recognise that employees are at their best when they have balance in their lives
  • Sense of wellbeing will be supported by a workplace that values your strengths

Interested?

To apply for the role please submit your application by clicking on the “Apply Now’ button and submit a CV and a separate word document addressing how they meet the essential and desirable skills for the role. The response to the selection criteria should not exceed 500 words (total). Candidates may wish to highlight their skill portfolio in the application to match this position

Applications close COB, Wednesday 23 June 2021. Enquiries can be directed to directed to Dr David Tivey (david.tivey@surgeons.org) Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: or careers@surgeons.org however; applications emailed to this address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted through the online portal.

RACS is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion in our workforce. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people as the traditional landowners of Australia and Māori as the tangata whenua (people of the land) of New Zealand. We are committed to creating employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Māori and building an environment that is inclusive, culturally safe and appropriate.

Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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