Our client is a large federal government agency responsible for implementing Australia’s largest social reform since Medicare. They have a great opportunity for an APS6 Senior Research Officer (Evidence Synthesis) to join the Research and Evaluation Branch, and support and contribute to a range of long-term strategic evaluation and research projects.
- Initial 12 month contract with ongoing extensions highly likely
- Richmond or Geelong location with 3 days in office and 2 from home
- APS6 level with an hourly rate of $60.26 plus super
As an APS6 Senior Research Officer, Evidence Synthesis, you will support the planning and conduct of evidence reviews (e.g., systematic reviews, living reviews, meta-analyses) and primary research aiming to deliver the best available research evidence to inform Agency decisions. It is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves project leadership requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a project under supervision of more senior staff.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
- Designing and documenting protocols for environmental scans, evidence snapshots, scoping or systematic reviews of evidence relevant to participants or models of practice
- Conducting searches of scientific and grey literature in accordance with Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) standards
- Performing research in line with documented protocols for inclusion/exclusion of records, data extraction, quality appraisal and data synthesis
- Maintaining project related records including research software or platforms
- Engaging with external and internal stakeholders to interpret findings and support translation
- Preparing and presenting research reports and recommendations for different stakeholders, including internal slide-pack summaries for stakeholders
- Contribute subject matter expertise in psychosocial disability, early childhood interventions or neurological disorders or other areas with relevance to disability support
The successful applicant will have:
- A strong understanding of academic and professional research, and an extensive background in quantitative and qualitative Research and strong skills in meta-analysis and statistical modelling
- Demonstrated skills and experience specifically within Knowledge Translation/Research Translation/Evidence Synthesis
- Strong technical skills within research, including qualitative, quantitative, data presentation and communication
- A background in public or allied health, disability services, social sciences, or clinical psychology
Please note that this role is with a federal government organisation and is only open to Australian Citizens.
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