Research Assistant, miCF RC

Sydney, Australia
05 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Women's and Children's Health

UNSW Medicine

  • 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.

UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia’s finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. With a strong presence at UNSW Kensington campus, the faculty have staff and students in teaching hospitals in Sydney as well as regional and rural areas of NSW including Albury/Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.

The School of Women’s & Children’s Health (SWCH) is comprised of the clinical disciplines of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics, and the National Perinatal Epidemiology Statistics Unit (NPESU). Clinical academics in the School are located at the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney Children’s Hospital, St George and Bankstown Hospitals, with teaching contributions made in Paediatrics at the Sutherland, Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals. The main administrative centre for the School is based at the Royal Hospital for Women and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick.

About the role

  • $83K-$89K plus 9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed Term for 12 months
  • Part-time (21 hours per week)

The Research Assistant will provide research and administrative assistance to miCF Research Centre which involves undertaking and meeting project specific research goals which include the coordination of patient recruitment, assisting with clinical research assessments on patients, maintaining and coordinating the logistical aspects of research projects. The position will work closely within a multidisciplinary team of clinical and research staff and will be the pivotal point of contact.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with an ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality, and an aptitude to show understanding of the issues faced by patients and families
  • Have proven initiative and well-developed problem solving skills, with demonstrated ability to work both independently and part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A degree or other tertiary qualification in Science, Health Science, or a related discipline, or equivalent level of knowledge gained from training and/or experience

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 to the contact listed.


Keith Ooi, Senior Lecturer


Applications close: 25 April 2018