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Research Assistant

Advertiser: The University of Newcastle (UON)2.9 out of 52.9 overall rating (26 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 Mar 2019
Location
Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Salary
$67,185 - $77,936 pa + super
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Clinical/Medical Research
Faculty of Health and Medicine
Health Behaviour Research Collaborative

Research Assistant

Job Ref#3916

About Us

At the University of Newcastle, our staff are curious. We think big, see opportunity and are open to ideas and ask why.  We share wisdom and partner with colleagues in Australia and around the globe to create an enduring impact. And we're courageous - bold thinkers who have the confidence to take risks and to inspire change.

The University has an international reputation for research excellence and we continue to build on our research strengths, engagement with industry and partnering with outstanding international universities

The Health Behaviour Research Collaborative undertakes research in a broad range of fields which currently include cancer prevention, screening and care; heart disease; mental illness; dementia; diabetes; alcohol consumption; stroke and Indigenous health. It is made up of researchers and students from the University of Newcastle who are affiliated with the University’s Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour. The Health Behaviour Program is led by Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher, with researchers Associate Professor Mariko Carey, Dr Allison Boyes, Dr Amy Waller, Dr Jamie Bryant, Dr Elise Mansfield, Dr Megan Freund, Dr Andrea Coda Dr Lisa Mackenzie, Dr. Bree Hobden and Dr. Kristy Fakes.

Is NEW for you?

The role involves working collaboratively with members of the Health Behaviour Research Collaborative supporting staff to build success in research. You would assist the Director, Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher, and other researchers from the group with a wide range of support activities including: literature searches, preparing manuscripts for journal submissions, preparing research materials, data collection, liaising with research participants, and assisting with grant/ethics applications.

The successful applicant will work effectively across a range of different projects and tasks in a team environment, with the ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines.

The role is full time with a fixed term of 12 months. 

Located in New Lambton Heights, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is a world-class institute and is located on the John Hunter Hospital campus in Newcastle and offers the most advanced and cutting edge research facilities and services in the area. With a unique position located strategically to bring together University researchers and clinical staff, HMRI is a research hub, providing a focal point for coordinating strategy, resources and funding to improve the health of both the local and global community.

About You

  • Degree in social or health sciences, medicine or allied health professions (or near-completion of degree)
  • Be flexible and work well in a team environment
  • High level organisational skills
  • Have attention to detail and ability to carefully and effectively proof documents
  • Be able to assist in general project management and administration tasks
  • Have a commitment to assisting with producing high quality outputs such as papers or grant applications

For a full job description visit:  https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/job-vacancies

Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

What NEW can offer?

From a flexible working environment to discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits including salary packaging. You can learn more about these at:

https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/benefits-at-a-glance

We provide opportunities for all people regardless of their background and experience, and this philosophy is reflected across all that we do.

The remuneration is from $67,185 to $77,936 pa + 9.5% super and is commensurate with experience.

Your next steps

Click on 'Apply for this job'. Your application will be assessed on selection criteria. Read all information about the role so you understand what is required. In addition:

  • Follow all directions and complete all necessary fields of the application; and
  • In your response to the selection criteria demonstrate clearly how your skills and experience meet each point and should be a maximum of four pages.

Closing Date: Thursday 28th March 2019

For more information about the position including selection criteria
please click the 'Apply for ths job' button or go to
newcastle.edu.au/job-vacancies

About Us

At the University of Newcastle, our staff are curious. We think big, see opportunity and are open to ideas and ask why.  We share wisdom and partner with colleagues in Australia and around the globe to create an enduring impact. And we're courageous - bold thinkers who have the confidence to take risks and to inspire change.

The University has an international reputation for research excellence and we continue to build on our research strengths, engagement with industry and partnering with outstanding international universities

The Health Behaviour Research Collaborative undertakes research in a broad range of fields which currently include cancer prevention, screening and care; heart disease; mental illness; dementia; diabetes; alcohol consumption; stroke and Indigenous health. It is made up of researchers and students from the University of Newcastle who are affiliated with the University’s Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour. The Health Behaviour Program is led by Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher, with researchers Associate Professor Mariko Carey, Dr Allison Boyes, Dr Amy Waller, Dr Jamie Bryant, Dr Elise Mansfield, Dr Megan Freund, Dr Andrea Coda Dr Lisa Mackenzie, Dr. Bree Hobden and Dr. Kristy Fakes.

Is NEW for you?

The role involves working collaboratively with members of the Health Behaviour Research Collaborative supporting staff to build success in research. You would assist the Director, Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher, and other researchers from the group with a wide range of support activities including: literature searches, preparing manuscripts for journal submissions, preparing research materials, data collection, liaising with research participants, and assisting with grant/ethics applications.

The successful applicant will work effectively across a range of different projects and tasks in a team environment, with the ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines.

The role is full time with a fixed term of 12 months. 

Located in New Lambton Heights, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is a world-class institute and is located on the John Hunter Hospital campus in Newcastle and offers the most advanced and cutting edge research facilities and services in the area. With a unique position located strategically to bring together University researchers and clinical staff, HMRI is a research hub, providing a focal point for coordinating strategy, resources and funding to improve the health of both the local and global community.

About You

  • Degree in social or health sciences, medicine or allied health professions (or near-completion of degree)
  • Be flexible and work well in a team environment
  • High level organisational skills
  • Have attention to detail and ability to carefully and effectively proof documents
  • Be able to assist in general project management and administration tasks
  • Have a commitment to assisting with producing high quality outputs such as papers or grant applications

For a full job description visit:  https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/job-vacancies

Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

What NEW can offer?

From a flexible working environment to discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits including salary packaging. You can learn more about these at:

https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/benefits-at-a-glance

We provide opportunities for all people regardless of their background and experience, and this philosophy is reflected across all that we do.

The remuneration is from $67,185 to $77,936 pa + 9.5% super and is commensurate with experience.

Your next steps

Click on 'Apply for this job'. Your application will be assessed on selection criteria. Read all information about the role so you understand what is required. In addition:

  • Follow all directions and complete all necessary fields of the application; and
  • In your response to the selection criteria demonstrate clearly how your skills and experience meet each point and should be a maximum of four pages.

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