Research Opportunities

Research Fellow in Behaviour Change

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Melbourne Centre for Behaviour Change! We are seeking to appoint a research fellow who can assist in developing self-assessment and self-guided behaviour-change interventions to improve users’ health and well-being. Individuals with training in psychology or decision-making science would be most suitable but candidates with training in related social science disciplines could also be suitable.

The successful applicant will contribute to research within an NHMRC-funded Centre of Excellence (CRE) in “Interactive Digital Technology to Transform Australia’s Chronic Disease Outcomes” and will have to opportunity to work with other researchers involved in the CRE including those working on behaviour change, computer science, and the development of digital interventions.

Please find the advertisement for the position here: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/903110/research-fellow-in-behaviour-change


PhD position-Conceptualising and Measuring Digital Emotion Regulation

Location: The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Start date: 2020

The Opportunity
The University of Melbourne invites applications for a fully funded full-time PhD position in “Conceptualising and Measuring Digital Emotion Regulation” starting in 2020. The research will be conducted by the Human-Computer Interaction group in the School of Computing and Information System. This is a multidisciplinary project, funded by the Australian Research Council, that seeks to
investigate whether and how people use technology to change their emotional states. The project involves experts from Computer Science and Psychology.

For more information read the flyer below:


PhD scholarship in Digital Health

Location: Macquire University, Sydney, Australia
Start date: 2020 – onwards

The Opportunity
Want to explore how digital technologies can help patients and consumers?  Come and study Digital Health through Macquarie University’s PhD Scholarship – Digital health for patients and healthcare consumers. You’ll join the Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, a research-intensive institute and world-leading healthcare system innovators.  Topic will be tailored according to successful candidate’s interests and experience.

More info: https://www.goto.mq.edu.au/digital-health-phd


PhD Opportunity – Cardiovascular Disease & Primary Care

Merlie Ivy Merchant Medical Research Scholarship
Location: University of Melbourne, Parkville
Duration: 3 years full-time
Scholarship: Approximately $32, 000 per annum full time rate, tax-free stipend


The Opportunity
The Future Health Today Program is offering a PhD scholarship for an exceptional and talented candidate who is interested in undertaking a PhD project centred around cardiovascular disease & general practice within the Future Health Today (FHT) program. A partnership between the Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne and Western Health, the FHT program focusses on optimising the detection and management of chronic disease in general practice, facilitating evidence-based care and improved patient outcomes through the use of technology. Information about the FHT program is available at: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/4mxx
If you are health care professional with an interest in the management of cardiovascular disease in the primary care setting and are interested in pursuing a career in research this may be the opportunity you have been looking for. Whilst the final project will be negotiated with the successful applicant, it is anticipated that this project will involve implementation science and use quantitative and qualitative methodologies. It will include the development and implementation of a cardiovascular disease quality improvement platform as part of the larger Future Health Today program.
Candidate requirements
Successful applicants will have an excellent academic track record and experience in general practice, implementation science or health services research in the Australian context.
More information
Scholarship information & application
https://mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/study/scholarships/n/merlie-ivy-merchant-medical-research-scholarship


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