About the role
- Lead development of systematic review protocols on maternal and perinatal health topics
- Develop and execute protocols for primary research and other knowledge synthesis activities in maternal and perinatal health
- Co-ordinate and support Ethics Review Board submissions
- Conduct systematic reviews on maternal and perinatal health topics
- Prepare search strategies, conduct literature searches, retrieve journal articles and summaries information on a topic
- Conduct research project coordination activities, including management of communications (e.g. teleconferences), minutes and meetings as required
- Conduct manuscript submission to journals, including ensuring requirements for journal instructions to authors are met
- Support media, website, communications and dissemination of working group activities as required
Refer to the attached position description for full details.
- Expertise in sexual and reproductive health and/or maternal and child health and/or a health services improvement and/or public health
- Previous experience with conducting health related research activities
- Skills and experience conducing systematic reviews, literature searching and screening and Endnote software
- Peer-review publications in a health field
- Project coordination/management skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated capacity to work independently exercising strong judgement, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
- Good time management and organisational skills
- Experience working with statistical analysis software for quantitative analysis of health data (such as STATA, SPSS or similar)
- Previous experience in international development, research or not-for-profit organisation
- Experience working in a resource-constrained country or setting Desirable
- Experience with electronic data collection and capture systems (eg: REDCap or similar)
- An undergraduate qualification in science, health or other field relevant to reproductive, sexual, maternal and/or child health in low- and middle-income countries
- A PhD qualification in the health sciences, public health or a relevant field
- Technical, scientific or clinical background in maternal and newborn health is also desirable.
About the organisation
- A monthly accrued day off for full-time staff
- Flexible working arrangements
- 12 weeks paid parental leave
- Generous salary packaging
- Opportunities for career and professional development
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Research Officer – Maternal and Perinatal Health via Pro Bono Australia.