Research Officer (Psychology)

Monash University
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$78,255 - $89,888
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Research Officer (Psychology)

Job No.: 657381

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $78,255 - $89,888 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Provide a variety of high-quality research services to support operations
  • Opportunity to influence change through research
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Opportunity

    Join the Neural Systems and Behaviour Lab (www. institute/alex-fornito-lab) as a Research Officer, where you will undertake a wide range of tasks from recruiting and assessing participants to managing study databases and ensuring compliance with rigorous research protocols for studies involving technologies like MRI, PET, TMS, and EEG. You may also collaborate closely with clinicians, mental health care service consumers and fellow researchers, fostering an environment of excellence in research services.

    You will not only keep up to date with the latest developments but also actively contribute to our research community by preparing ethics and funding applications, reports and other essential documentation. Your role in our lab is to help shape the future of research while ensuring compliance and safety.

    To excel in this role, you should have a tertiary qualification in Psychology or a related field, substantial skills and experience, or an equivalent combination of both. Proficiency in clinical and cognitive assessment is highly desirable, as it supports the vital aspect of our research involving human participants. Your proficiency in project administration, recruiting and assessing participants, and experience in clinical interviewing and cognitive testing will make you an essential part of our team.

    If you are ready to be a part of our dedicated team, making a real impact in the world of scientific discovery, apply now and join us on this exciting journey.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. 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.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    Monash University seeks applicants for this opportunity who are able to demonstrate and present valid and current Australian work rights.

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


    Professor Alex Fornito, ARC Laureate Fellow - Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, +61 3 9902 9817

    Position Description

    Research Officer (Psychology)

    Closing Date

    Wednesday 22 November 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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