ANU Vacancies – Research Assistant

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Job Description:

The Research Assistant is part of the CRAHW team and reports to Prof Nicolas Cherbuin, at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health. The Research Assistant will work with other staff and students within the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing and the NeuroImaging and Brain Lab (NIMBL).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with participant recruitment and testing across epidemiological studies and experimental trials (both on and off- campus;
  • Undertake administrative functions including literature reviews and assist with ethics applications and grant writing;
  • Assist with data collection, entry, cleaning, analysis and maintenance of participant databases; neuroimaging processing and analysis and the preparation of questionnaires on Qualtrics survey software;
  • Support training of students and staff within CRAHW/NIMBL;
  • Provide general support on a range of research related matters, including coordinating team meetings, coordinating the communications to various stakeholders and organising relevant travel and events.
  • Participate in workshops and professional networks across campus to develop a broad base of industry knowledge, and provide input to improve the area’s research practices and processes.
  • Comply with all ANUpolicies and procedures, in particularthose relating to work health and safety and equal opportunity.
  • Perform other duties as requested, consistent with the classification level of the position and in line with
    the principle of multi-skilling.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to draft standard business correspondence and various research related papers, and an ability to consult and liaise effectively with a wide range of people in a culturally
    diverse environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Public Health, Epidemiology or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training
  • Proven organisational skills and attention to detail, with a demonstrated ability to prioritise own workload and to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, meeting competing deadlines and delivering high-quality outcomes.
  • Demonstrated skills in data management and analysis. Demonstrated understanding of ethics and its importance to public health practice.
  • Proven ability to work constructively and with flexibility around changing work priorities,
    independently as well as within a team and a demonstrated ability to use initiative to meet
    deadlines

Job Details:

Company: ANU

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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