Preventable Health care Related Deaths Reported to the Coroners Court
Call for Expressions of Interest
|Faculty:||Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences|
|School:||School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine|
|Location:||Southbank Campus, Melbourne|
This scholarship is funded by the Monash University, Department of Forensic Medicine and the Health Law and Ageing Research Unit. This Unit is responsible for contributing to education and research that prevents injury and improves health care and quality of life for older people.
Our PhD program includes:
– Unique interdisciplinary projects into health, law and injury prevention
– Training and use of state-of-the-art research infrastructure
This project seeks to improve the quality of care by using data from the outcomes from medico-legal death investigations to reduce preventable health care related deaths.
We have a substantial research program investigating the forensic aspects of rights, choice and freedom for older people as well as examining patient safety in health care and nursing homes.
The candidate’s role will be to produce a substantive scientific contribution to this research field, commensurate with the objectives of a PhD. This will include undertaking a systematic review of the literature, detailed study design and development of survey instruments, ethics applications, data collection, data analysis, writing manuscripts for publication and translation of the findings into policy and practice.
- A first class honours degree, MPH or equivalent;
- Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency;
- A candidate whose first language is not English should have a minimum IELTS score of 7, with no band below 6.5
Remuneration: Commensurate with APA PhD stipend $26,288 per annum (tax exempt), plus support for attendance at approved courses.
Enquiries: Professor Joseph Ibrahim (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Expressions of interest: Expressions of interest (including the requirements listed above and Curriculum Vitae) should be attentioned to Professor Joseph Ibrahim (email@example.com), to be assessed in terms of fit within university requirements and the research programme, to commence as early as possible. Delayed commencement may be negotiated.
Closing date: 5.00pm, Sunday 30 October 2016