MONASH PHD OPPORTUNITY: DEVELOPING A HOSPITAL-DATA BASED PATIENT SAFETY SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM DEPARTMENT/UNIT
Monash University Accident Research Centre
Office of the Senior Vice-Provost and Vice-Provost (Research)
Candidate eligibility is conditional on being awarded a central Monash University scholarship (RTP) (see Conditions below). The total remuneration will be $39,415 p.a. for a maximum of three years:
A Monash University Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship of $27,082 p.a. 2018 full-time rate (tax-free stipend) - annually indexed plus allowances as per the stipend conditions: http://www.monash.edu/graduate-research/futurestudents/support/scholarship-conditions-of-award
A top-up scholarship of $12,333 p.a.
3 year fixed-term appointment
Friday 27 July 2018, 11:55 pm AEST
Samantha Bailey, Graduate Research Administrative Officer, Monash University Accident Research Centre, Phone: +61 3 9902 0358 or Email: [email protected]
, OR Associate Professor Janneke Berecki, Monash University Accident Research Centre, Email: [email protected]
THE OPPORTUNITY An exciting opportunity exists to undertake a PhD at the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC). MUARC is Australia's largest accident and injury prevention research organisation. MUARC’s research, consultancy, training and scientific expertise include safety in all modes of transport, in the workplace, in the
Modified date: May 2018
community and in the home. The PhD will also provide an opportunity to work in close collaboration with Safer Care Victoria (Department of Health and Human Services) and clinicians with patient safety research expertise and experience. The PhD project will be undertaken in the Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit (VISU) at MUARC. VISU analyses, interprets and disseminates data on injury deaths, hospital admissions and emergency department presentations in the state of Victoria. The purpose of this PhD study is to develop a set of Patient Safety Indicators that can be used to provide Victorian hospitals with feedback concerning their patient safety rating. This will be used to monitor individual hospitals patient safety metrics over time and for comparisons with other Victorian hospitals. The project academic supervisors are Associate Professor Janneke Berecki (MUARC), Mr. Jonathan Prescott (Safer Care Victoria) and Associate Professor Stuart Marshall (Australian Centre for Health Innovation, Alfred Health).
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS As the successful candidate you will;
Have an Honours or Masters degree with H1 or equivalent; Meet the eligibility criteria for PhD candidature at Monash University; Have an interest in injury prevention research; Have excellent written and verbal communication skills; Have the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team; Have the ability to plan, organise, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines, and Have analytical thinking, data analysis and critical problem-solving skills.
To be successful for this PhD opportunity, you must;
Be awarded a Monash RTP stipend; Be Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold Australian permanent residency, and Enrol in the PhD between January – June 2019.
HOW TO APPLY 1. Potential candidates should first complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form and submit this form, with full CV and transcripts, to the Graduate Research Administrative Officer (see details provided below). 2. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview at MUARC. 3. The selected candidate will then be invited to make a full application online for a central Monash scholarship (