Higher Education
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Part time (0.3 FTE), fixed term contract (12 months)
Research Focused Academic Level A salary $68,536 to $102,820 pa
17% superannuation and 4/6 weeks annual leave
Any CDU Campus 


Provide assistance to manage and implement a research project within the College of Nursing & Midwifery at CDU.


At CDU we actively celebrate our diversity. We innovate, embrace new ideas, and act with courage and kindness. We're about what we can give to the world rather than what we take, and we believe in the transformative power of education. We work hard to make sure every member of our university community feels that they truly belong. Understanding that it is through our focus on our people and leveraging our differences that will make CDU the most connected university in Australia, we are striving to ensure that our culture and our community are inclusive of all our staff, students and visitors. We are committed to maintaining a culture where everyone feels respected, safe, encouraged to speak up and supported in achieving their professional goals. Applications from First Nations people, women at all levels, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disability, Neurotypical and Neurodiverse People, LGBTIQ+ people, people with family and caring responsibilities and people at all stages of their careers are welcomed.


You make CDU. And we want you to be exactly who you are.  


About the Position
As a Research Project Officer you will work with a research team to manage and implement a research project within the College of Nursing and Midwifery at CDU. Your role will include project management, research/clinical personnel liaison, conducting primary and secondary research (e.g., systematic reviews, content validity study, feasibility randomized controlled trial and semi-structured interviews) and analysis, interpretation and report of research findings.


This project aims to explore the attrition problems, influencing factors and barriers to retention in regional and remote undergraduate nursing students and then design tailored strategies to support them.


About You
To be successful, you will possess:

  • Postgraduate qualifications at Masters level in nursing, education and/or a health-related field.
  • Experience in recruiting research participants, conducting systematic reviews and facilitating primary research studies (i.e. experimental, observational or qualitative studies) semi-structured interviews and cross-sectional studies.
  • Experience in helping to prepare research grant applications and ethics applications.
  • Ability to liaise with a range of collaborators to coordinate and facilitate research implementation.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment. 
  • Excellent organisation and project management skills.


To view the full responsibilities of the role, please click on the: Position Profile


All applications must be received online via the 'apply' button and should include a cover letter and a detailed resume. 


For any application enquiries, please contact Dr Daniel Liu 0460 041 144 or daniel.liu@cdu.edu.au 


Applications Close: Sunday 3 July 2022

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