Research Assistant in Psychology

Randwick, Australia
05 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Psychiatry

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.

The School of Psychiatry is widely reputed as the pre-eminent psychiatric research department in the country and one of the leading university groups internationally. The school has received considerable research funds from the NHMRC through project grants and program grants.

About the role

  • $71,451-$80,850 pro rata plus (9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading)
  • Fixed Term until May 2019
  • Full time (35 hours per week)

The research assistant provides reseach administration and support to the Sydney Neurostimulation Centre (SyNC) based at the Black Dog Institute. The primary focus of this role is to assist in a broad range of responsibilities including assistance in co-ordinating research studies, attending to inquiries, administering tasks according to study protocols, data processing and report preparations.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Honours level degree in psychology or other related mental health discipline;
  • Proven effective record keeping skills (both paper and electronic), including the ability to work accurately and with attention to detail; and exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills including the ability to liaise with a diverse group of people (including external stakeholders).
  • Demonstrated capacity to conduct research as evidenced by involvement in other research projects, peer reviewed publications, and/or experience of data collection and participant interviewing.

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.


Angelo Alonzo, Research Officer


T: (61 2) 9382 2987

Applications close: 30 April 2018