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Research Assistant – Cognitive Therapeutics Research Program

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POSITION TITLE: Research Assistant
CLASSIFICATION: RES 3.2 – 3.5 ($71,324 – $75,679)
SUPERANNUATION: At the superannuation guarantee rate, currently 11%
SALARY PACKAGING: $18,550, inclusive of $15,900 for general living expenses and $2,650 for meals and entertainment
ROLE: Part Time (0.6 to 0.8 EFT)
LOCATION: East Melbourne

Applications close: 11.59pm on 30 April 2024

To Apply: Visit Seek

About the role

We are looking for a Research Assistant to join the Cognitive Therapeutics Research Program, led by Professor Kate Hoy. The Cognitive Therapeutics Research Program conducts clinical trials of brain stimulation treatments in cognitive disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. The research assistant will work on clinical trials, primarily involving the use of novel brain stimulation techniques in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The primary role will be coordination and collection of data for a clinical research trial.

About you

You will have an undergraduate degree with honours in a relevant area and experience in clinical research.

Your strength lies in your interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in both written and verbal form. You will have high-level organisational skills, including the ability to set priorities, multi-task, manage time, plan work to meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure, with a proven ability to work independently in and as part of a busy team.

You will additionally have a demonstrated understanding of confidentiality, privacy and information handling principles and an awareness of research guidelines and protocols.

Our Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

As our research transforms the lives of people across all walks of life, we recognise that a diverse, engaged, and united team makes us stronger.

We therefore hire qualified people from all different backgrounds and experience levels. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our HR team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

Additional Requirements: Prior to any offer being made, all preferred candidates will be required to provide:

  • a national police check via Fit2Work;
  • evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19; and
  • evidence of holding the legal right to work in Australia with no restrictions

Join us

If you believe you have the attributes to be an integral part of the team, please submit your application by clicking ‘Quick Apply” link on SEEK that takes you to a login page and include a CV and a brief cover letter (max 2 pages) that addresses the selection criteria.

If you have further questions about this opportunity, please contact a member of our HR Team via [email protected].

Applications Close: 30/04/2024 at 11.59 pm. However, applications will be considered as received, and the position may be filled ahead of the closing date.