Research Assistant, Bushfire MRFF project

Canberra, Australia
02 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 4 (Research)
Salary package: $65,101 - $70,433 per annum plus 17% superannuation (0.4 FTE)
Term: Part Time (14 hours per week), 3 years fixed term

  • Join a school of internationally renowned researchers making an impact in both public and private sectors
  • Supportive and dynamic team environment
  • Competitive salary plus 17% Superannuation

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The Research School of Psychology is seeking a Research assistant to support projects in the Bushfire Impact Research (BIR) studies. This research will investigate the psychological health and wellbeing of community members and mental health professionals in bushfire affected regions in Australia. The occupant of this role will also manage databases and project documentation, support participant recruitment and retention efforts, and support the project team to achieve the project’s research goals.

For further information please contact: Professor Iain Walker on T: +61 (0) 2 6125 3974 or E:

Closing Date: 26 July 2020

Position Description: Download FileBFI_Reseach Assistant_ANUO4_PD (002).pdf

Staff Benefits

The Australian National University is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. We offer a range of great employee benefits including 17% super, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, salary packaging and more. For more information, please

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country, and must have a valid driver’s licence.