Research Fellow in Health

Randwick, Australia
24 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 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 National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is a premier research institution in Australia that is recognised internationally as a Research Centre of Excellence. The overall mission of NDARC is to conduct high quality research and related activities that increase the effectiveness of treatment and other intervention responses to alcohol and other drug related harm.

About the role

  • $101,524 - $119,683 plus (9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading less than 2 years fixed term)
  • Fixed Term until December 2018
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS) at NDARC is seeking a Research Fellow to coordinate an NHMRC funded randomised controlled trial examining the efficacy of an integrated psychological treatment for traumatic stress and substance use among adolescents aged 12-18 years. The Research Fellow will coordinate the execution of the trial in line with approved study protocols and procedures, and will have responsibility for ensuring that recruitment and follow-up targets are met.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, and the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of staff, students, management, collaborators and general public.
  • Experience in project management and the conduct of clinical trials.
  • Have completed of a PhD in a related field (psychology, behavioural or social sciences, public health).

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.


Associate Professor Katherine Mills


T: (61 2) 9385 0253

Applications close: 8 December 2017