Research Officer in Psychology

Monash University


Research Officer (Epworth Healthcare - Psychology)

Job Number: 595160

Location: Epworth Healthcare, Richmond

Employment Type: Part-time, 0.6 fraction 

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $68,159 - $78,291 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

The aim of the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre is to conduct ethical, innovative and internationally competitive research investigating outcomes and the effectiveness of intervention programs for individuals with brain injury or orthopaedic injury sustained as a result of trauma, with the ultimate aim of maximising their functional, psychological and social outcomes. 

The Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Research Officer to provide support for ongoing research projects within the research unit. The key components of the work will involve clinical interviews, cognitive assessment, and follow-up of patients with a head injury, data entry, grant applications and conduct of literature reviews. 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in psychology or related field
  • Training and experience with administering cognitive assessments
  • Sound analytical, technical and data analysis skills and a demonstrated capacity to apply effective technical methods, processes and systems
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy and an understanding of confidentiality, privacy and information handling principles
  • Demonstrated project administration skills with the ability to support research projects in accordance with agreed standards and timeframes

This position involves conducting cognitive testing, and for that, we are ideally seeking someone with postgraduate tertiary qualifications in the relevant field.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

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The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police Check.

This role is a part-time position; however, full-time hours may be negotiated.

For further information on this role and details on how to apply, please visit “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

Position Description 

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Dr Marina Downing, MERRC Operations Manager, +61 3 9426 8923

Closing Date

Monday 20 January 2020, 11:55 pm AEDT


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