Research Officer, School of Psychology

Wollongong, Australia
20 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (2 years)

Join a multi-site clinical trial where you will work as part of a team of researchers. The Trial Research Officer will be based in the School of Psychology, University of Wollongong and the Illawarra Drug and Alcohol Service, Illawarra and Shoalhaven Local Health District.

This is a fixed-term position funded by a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

The Trial Research Officer will have close liaison with trial researchers and investigators at other institutions, including Curtin University, Turning Point at Eastern Health in Melbourne, Monash University, the Burnet Institute, University of Newcastle and Deakin University, and will be instrumental in the day-to-day conduct of a clinical trial of a new medication for methamphetamine 'ice' use, called the N-ICE trial. Further information about the N-ICE trial can be found at

Responsibilities of the role include recruiting and interviewing potential trial participants, screening them for suitability to enter the clinical trial, and if suitable enrol them in the trial and collect data from participants at scheduled appointments as described in the trial protocol. Other duties include data entry and data management; undertake management of biological samples; assist in recruitment strategies and participant contact and undertake general administrative duties involved in research conducted within the unit. Travel in the field is required and some work duties will involve undertaking assessments with trial participants in collaborating services.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information please contact Associate Professor, Peter Kelly on +61 2 42392382 or 0403 756 987.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 15/01/2018, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level 5: $67,247 - $76,180 + Superannuation
Reference Number: 171476
HR Contact: Hayley Donoghue
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