Research Fellow, Smart-Heart

Research Fellow, Smart-Heart
Location: Deakin University, Burwood Campus
Duration: Part-time (0.8) and fixed term for 3 years
Salary: Level B $99,346 + 17% Superannuation

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Research Fellow to work on an NHMRC funded ideas grant to co-design, develop and evaluate a smart ecosystem that ‘connects’ different elements to support self-management of people with heart failure (called Smart-Heart). Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will proactively engage with a range of internal and external stakeholders to successfully deliver the project. The ideal candidate will have a background in health and IT, with demonstrated digital health expertise to contribute to this important, high profile research project.

Candidate Requirements

  • PhD in a relevant discipline (health or similar field, information technology, computer science) and/or other relevant qualifications and experience.
  • An emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or exhibitions and success in obtaining external research funding.
  • The ability to make a contribution to communities through research.
  • The capacity to contribute to leadership of research and administration
  • Demonstrated skills in the coordination of data collection, data recording, analysis and use.
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PhD Opportunity – Cardiovascular Disease & Primary Care

Merlie Ivy Merchant Medical Research Scholarship
Location: University of Melbourne, Parkville
Duration: 3 years full-time
Scholarship: Approximately $32, 000 per annum full time rate, tax-free stipend

The Opportunity
The Future Health Today Program is offering a PhD scholarship for an exceptional and talented candidate who is interested in undertaking a PhD project centred around cardiovascular disease & general practice within the Future Health Today (FHT) program. A partnership between the Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne and Western Health, the FHT program focusses on optimising the detection and management of chronic disease in general practice, facilitating evidence-based care and improved patient outcomes through the use of technology. Information about the FHT program is available at:
If you are health care professional with an interest in the management of cardiovascular disease in the primary care setting and are interested in pursuing a career in research this may be the opportunity you have been looking for. Whilst the final project will be negotiated with the successful applicant, it is anticipated that this project will involve implementation science and use quantitative and qualitative methodologies. It will include the development and implementation of a cardiovascular disease quality improvement platform as part of the larger Future Health Today program.

Candidate requirements
Successful applicants will have an excellent academic track record and experience in general practice, implementation science or health services research in the Australian context.

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PhD scholarship in Digital Health

Location: Macquire University, Sydney, Australia
Start date: 2020 – onwards

The Opportunity
Want to explore how digital technologies can help patients and consumers?  Come and study Digital Health through Macquarie University’s PhD Scholarship – Digital health for patients and healthcare consumers. You’ll join the Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, a research-intensive institute and world-leading healthcare system innovators.  Topic will be tailored according to successful candidate’s interests and experience.

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PhD position-Conceptualising and Measuring Digital Emotion Regulation

Location: The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Start date: 2020

The Opportunity
The University of Melbourne invites applications for a fully funded full-time PhD position in “Conceptualising and Measuring Digital Emotion Regulation” starting in 2020. The research will be conducted by the Human-Computer Interaction group in the School of Computing and Information System. This is a multidisciplinary project, funded by the Australian Research Council, that seeks to investigate whether and how people use technology to change their emotional states. The project involves experts from Computer Science and Psychology.

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