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05-26-2010, 02:09 PM
The department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rockhampton Hospital, Queensland, Australia currently has a new vacancy for a research officer. The position is classified as permanent and attracts a salary package of $45, 544 58, 649 p.a exlcuding leave loading and superannuation. Main responsibilities are:

Preparation of protocols and supporting information for submission to the ethics committees

Identification of eligible trial participants and discussion of the trial with the participant

Extraction of relevant clinical data including treatment information from medical records as necessary

Maintenance of clinical trials database

Coordinate clinical trial initiation and development

Perform internal and external quality control and audit procedures

Attend and contribute to relevant clinical, professional and departmental meetings

Participate in clinical and professional supervision and participate in student and staff education and learning

Assistance with unit audit, clinical governance and quality control

Assist and write funding grant applications

Education of staff within the health district in research methods, quality control and clinical auditing

The position would suit an applicant who has experience in collection and analysis of data, writing of grant and ethics applications, is interested and understands clinical trial processes, basic knowledge of labview, basic experience with forceplates and EMG and has the ability to work indepently. A qualification in Biomechanics, Health and Human Performance, Physiotherapy or Sports Science would be ideal. For further information please contact: