Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Psychological Sciences at University of Melbourne, Australia

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has funded a research fellowship within the Linkage Project “Beyond Bushfires”. The project will involve the analysis of a number of networks and actor-level qualities on some 3,000 people across 15 communities at three time-points. The research team is seeking a postdoctoral social network researcher to join its multi-disciplinary team. Your principle accountabilities are coordination and execution of the quantitative social network components of the project, but the role also includes broader quantitative responsibilities. You will be responsible for liaising with the data collection company and overseeing data collection.

1.1.1. PhD in the field of psychology, sociology, social networks, population health or equivalent. 1.1.2. Demonstrated expertise in data management and analysis of large and complex data sets. 1.1.3. Successful track record in research publications. 1.1.4. Understanding of evidence-informed public health, the social determinants of health, healthy public policy, inequities and the ways in which health can be advanced through policy and the translation of research into practice. 1.1.5. Strong communication skills to deal with partner organizations, research team, data collection agency, and media. 1.1.6. Demonstrated project management skills and preparation of high quality reports. 1.1.7. High-level organizational and interpersonal skills. 1.1.8. Experience preparing funding and ethics submissions.

Scholarship Deadline: 15 December 2011

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