Research Officer - Psychology

Monash University
November 30, 2022
Offerd Salary:$73,053 - $83,914
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Research Officer - Psychology

Job No.: 643791

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $73,053 - $83,914 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community
  • 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. And that's because you're not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You're making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you'll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

    We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups. Join us in our commitment to ensuring a better future for ourselves and for the communities in which we study, work, live and engage – #ChangeIt with us.

    The Opportunity

    The Research Officer provides a variety of high-quality research services to support the operations of the NHMRC ideas funded project: Building an Evidence-Base to inform Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities. This includes management of research projects, working with Asian Australian community members, designing research, conducting experiments, using specialised psychophysiological equipment, contributing to data collection and statistical data analysis, research administration and contributing to the dissemination of findings, while ensuring a compliant and safe research environment.

    As the successful candidate you will be responsible to:

  • Support the achievement of research outcomes by undertaking a range of research and administrative support tasks including scheduling bookings, administering experiments, treatments or questionnaires, data collection, input and analysis and preparing results in accordance with established research objectives, timeframes and protocols
  • Assist in preparing documentation reports and other documentation, including undertaking literature reviews and data analysis
  • Comply with established research methodology, policy, protocols, OHS and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain open and effective channels of communication with colleagues, research collaborators and other stakeholders to support and facilitate research objectives
  • To be successful in this role, you will have a degree with Honours in Psychology, sound analytical, technical and data analysis skills, with strong organisational skills and project administration skills with the ability to support research projects accordance with agreed standards and timeframes. You will also be fluent in English and Chinese.

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

    This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

    At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check and a satisfactory Police Check.


    Dr Laura Jobson, Lecturer, Psychology, +61 3 9905 3945

    Position Description

    Research Officer

    Closing Date

    Wednesday 30 November 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT

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