Postdoctoral Fellow in Women’s & Children’s Health

Kensington, Australia
$71,437 - $95,248
03 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Women’s & Children’s Health is comprised of the disciplines of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics and the National Perinatal and Epidemiology and Statistics Unit (NPESU). The School provides undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, significant and expert clinical services across its subspecialties and has a strong research focus across the multiple disciplines.

About the role

  • $71,437 - $95,248 plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading
  • Fixed Term for one year with possibly of extension
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of several research studies which involve psycho-social aspects of children with cancer and their families. Responsibilities will involve completing research tasks related to these studies, supervising research assistants, overseeing collection, interpretation and preparation of data for manuscript submission and some general office management.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • A PhD in Psychology or a related field;
  • Previous experience providing research support for studies in a health-related field, particularly in the area of psycho-oncology;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based psychology practice for the range of psychological disorders and problematic issues commonly occurring in children with cancer and their families;
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, with particular emphasis on oral communication with research participants (telephone/video and online), with high level academic writing skills.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Dr Joanna Fardell, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow , School of Women’s & Children’s Health; Behavioural Sciences Unit


Applications close: 24 March 2017

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