Graduate Research Assistant, Medical School

Perth, Australia
01 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

UWA Medical School

  • Two appointments available
  • Level 5: $67,114 to $74,624 (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Full-time appointments on a 24 month fixed term basis

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the School: UWA Medical School is a large School within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. This position is based at the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation campus. A core priority is medical and clinical research in the area of neurovascular hypertension and sympathetic nervous system activation in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

About the opportunity: reporting to the Winthrop Professor in Clinical Research, you will contribute to implementation and management of research project activities and undertake clinical assessments, perform experimental tests and assist with treatments and procedures to ensure the delivery of safe, quality care in the clinical research setting. You will also contribute to analysis of clinical research data and governance at RPH via Ethics, Safety Committees and the Medical Research Foundation and ensure compliance with relevant health and safety standards and GCP guidelines.

About you: you will be a tertiary graduate in Health Science, Science or Nursing (national or international) and have relevant nursing and clinical experience within a research environment. You will have knowledge of regulatory requirements relevant to the conduct clinical research (e.g. ICH-GCP Guidelines) and have the ability to perform routine and complex clinical trial procedures in accordance with research protocols and well-developed written and oral communication including interpersonal skills.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: Thursday, 23 November 2017

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.