Research Assistant in Microbiome Research

University of New South Wales


Casual Talent Pool - Research Assistant - Microbiome Research Centre

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Work type: casual
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Research Administration support, Clinical/Medical Research

The Research Assistant will provide research and administrative assistance for the activities associated with various research projects conducted within the UNSW Microbiome Research Centre. This position will be based at the St George Hospital.

This role reports to Director of UNSW Microbiome Research Centre and has no direct reports.

This role will:

  • Perform data entry and data collection.
  • Attend research meetings and training sessions.
  • Respond to routine enquiries related to research.
  • Liaise with study participants and follow-up by telephone/email/survey.
  • Undertake routine research support tasks consistent with established methodologies including handling of biological samples and working in PC2 laboratories.
  • Ensure compliance with International Conference on Harmonisation - Good Practice (ICH-GCP) Australian regulation and privacy laws.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

A person engaged is generally expected to have the following skills and experience:

  • Completion of a relevant qualification and previous experience supporting a research project.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated time management skills.
  • Proficient level of computer literacy with well-developed skills in Microsoft Office 365, REDCap and equivalent applications.

For further information about the role, please contact UNSW MothersBabies Study Project Manager Naomi Strout at

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

To submit an application for the role, please do so via the 'Apply Now' button. Please note, no applications will be accepted via email.


Position Description

Advertised: 13 May 2024 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

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