Research Officer (Psychology)

Monash University
April 04, 2024
Offerd Salary:$78,255 - $89,888
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Research Officer (Psychology)

Job No.: 662714

Location: Notting Hill

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 6-month fixed-term appointment

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

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
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    The Opportunity

    Join our team as a Research Officer and contribute to ground-breaking research in the Applied Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience laboratory, delving into the link between sleep and dementia risk. Engage in diverse studies on sleep in older adults, employing various methodologies to gather vital data. This position offers an exciting opportunity for a Research Officer to join our team for an initial 6-month term, with a potential extension of up to 2 years.

    The Research Officer will play a crucial role in supporting the achievement of research outcomes by undertaking various tasks, including participant recruitment, scheduling, neuropsychological testing and conducting overnight sleep studies. With your expertise in data management and analysis, you'll ensure the integrity and accuracy of research databases, adhering to established objectives and protocols. Additionally, you'll assist in preparing reports and documentation, including literature reviews, contributing to the advancement of scientific knowledge in this field.

    If you have a tertiary qualification in psychology or relevant fields, along with demonstrated experience in research studies and strong organizational skills, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in unravelling the mysteries of sleep and dementia risk and be part of a team dedicated to making impactful discoveries. Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding career in neuroscience research!

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

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

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    Dr Jessica Manousakis, Research Fellow, +61 3 9905 9961

    Position Description

    Research Officer (Psychology)

    Closing Date

    Thursday 4 April 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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