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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 3 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 39922
  • Category: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Fixed-Term
  • Part-Time – 48 hours per fortnight
  • Classification code – HS4
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits


With a mission to improve care of the injured, the National Trauma Research Institute (NTRI) was established in 2003 by partnership institutions Alfred Health and Monash University, Central Clinical School.  The NTRI is located with the Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP) at The Alfred campus in Melbourne, Australia and supports the Trauma Services clinical unit’s education and research activities.

The NTRI & Trauma Service works with organisations nationally and internationally to prevent and reduce the impact of severe injury by integrating research, education, biotechnologies and trauma system development to improve clinical care and outcomes.  In early 2016 the NTRI’s activities were linked with those of The Alfred Trauma Service to integrate research with patient outcomes and to improve efficiency.


This Postdoctoral Researcher position at the National Trauma Research Institute (NTRI), a business unit of Alfred Health and Monash University, provides an opportunity to health care researchers, scientists and biomedical engineers who have completed their doctorate and have less than three years relevant postdoctoral work experience. This person will be responsible for undertaking an Australian Traumatic Brain Injury National Data (ATBIND) project at the NTRI, Trauma Service and Monash University, working closely with the Chief Investigator (CI), Associate Professor Gerard O’Reilly and other investigators on this grant. The overall project outcome, funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) scheme, is to identify key determinants of priority outcomes for patients with moderate to severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) across Australia. This includes a valid determination, across Australia and pre-specified subgroups (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples), of the incidence of priority outcomes (following TBI), including survival to discharge home.


  • A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in a relevant discipline are, such as Public Health, Surgery, Critical Care or Neuroscience.
  • Experience in clinical trial/data management.
  • Experience in the use of advanced statistical skills for the analysis of data such as STATA.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in the interpretation of findings as well as integration of complex data sets.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary research team, with the motivation and discipline to carry out autonomous research.
  • Demonstrated project coordination and management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to incorporate novel ideas including skills in research innovation and problem solving.


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Childcare services

For further queries please contact Yen Kim on 9076 8855

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 3 days ago - 20 Sep 2021