Postdoctoral Researcher in Psychology
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The Department of Psychology at Macquarie University is a research-intensive department that is home to the Centre for Emotional Health, the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise, and Training, and other highly productive research groups and laboratories, with a state-of-the-art simulation precinct. The Macquarie University Psychology Clinic, the Centre for Emotional Health Clinic, and e-Centre Clinic offer specialised psychological services to the general community.
The postdoctoral researcher will project manage a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of the new Cool Kids Taking Control (CKTC) online program within the Centre for Emotional Health. The CKTC program targets the reduction of both anxiety and victimisation in primary-school aged children. The tasks will include coordinating the trial, conducting online structured assessments of children and parents, providing clinical supervision to research psychologists, managing research assistants, and drafting reports to Australian Rotary Health.
To be considered for this position, candidates must submit a resume and a separate document responding to the selection criteria below, as part of their application:
- A PhD in Psychology (Under examination will be considered)
- An emerging well-articulated research agenda and a track record of high-quality publications relevant to stage of career
- Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
- Registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
- Clinical experience working with families
- The capacity to administer the ADIS-IV to children and parents, and supervise other research staff administering these assessments
- Experience project managing randomised controlled trials or other large projects
- Eligibility for endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist
Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with Children Check Clearance.
Salary Package: Level A, $71,781 – $96,655 p.a (pro-rata) plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
Appointment Type: Part-time (2.5 days/17.5 hours per week), fixed term contract to end 10 December 2020. Available to start as soon as possible.
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Applications Close: Sunday, 24 June 2018 at 11.55pm
Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
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