The Centre for Health Informatics (CHI) is one of three research centres in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University. Founded in 1999, CHI is the longest-running health informatics research centre in Australia. CHI is a research partner to major healthcare providers, research institutions and governments, and has national and international industry partnerships.

We are seeking an enthusiastic researcher to contribute to a new program in the Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies under the supervision of A/Prof. Farah Magrabi. The aim of this program is to evaluate the clinical safety and quality of a new generation of interactive software agents incorporating AI to support both clinicians and consumers across a wide set of tasks.

The successful applicant will work with a diverse team of highly experienced and internationally recognised senior researchers, computer engineers and user experience designers in the Centre for Health Informatics to: (a) evaluate the safety and quality of clinical and consumer AI technologies; (b) design technical and social solutions to integrate AI into clinical and consumer contexts; (c) develop new methods and protocols to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of AI in real-world settings; and (d) produce high-quality research outputs.

About you

You will bring experience in healthcare evaluation into a multidisciplinary team and help that team to undertake high quality studies. We are looking for academic rigour and outputs, as well as pragmatic study design and problem-solving. This position is for a talented and enthusiastic researcher with the desire to study AI applications in healthcare, and who can demonstrate experience in using quantitative and/or qualitative evaluation methods.

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