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Research Fellow, Trisno Family

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Geelong - City
Categories: Health

  • Full time 2-year fixed term from 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2021
  • Health and Education Research Building, Barwon Health Geelong City
  • Level A ($68,914- $ 92,644)  or Level B ($97,398 - $115,199) + 17% Superannuation 

The CREDIT (The Centre of Research Excellence for the Development of Innovative Therapies for Psychiatric Disorders) is a NHMRC-funded Centre of Research Excellence. The program aims to bring together leading researchers to facilitate and foster cutting edge novel therapy development to improve outcomes for people experiencing a mental illness.

As a Research Fellow - Trisno Family, you will explore potential novel therapies for psychiatric disorders and contribute to the research output of CREDIT. The proposed research program involves the use of multifaceted and novel methods to explore potential new adjunctive therapies.

Based at Barwon Health Geelong City. This exciting role sits within the School of Medicine and is a full time 2-year fixed-term contract.

Your key responsibilities will include and not limited to:

  • Initiate and conduct research to achieve the objectives of CREDIT.
  • Prepare and develop grant applications relating to the project(s), and contribute to the preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies.
  • Effectively generate data, maintain data protocols and enter data into the appropriate databases. Conduct data cleaning, screening and analysis
  • Translate data into research publications, presentations, media, community and clinical forums.
  • Co-supervise or where appropriate, supervise, honours or postgraduate research students ensuring successful completions with quality results.
  • Constructively contribute to a vibrant research team by supervising junior colleagues.
  • Promote the activities of the University, particularly those relating to research and research training, within academic and professional communities in Australia and internationally.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • A postgraduate degree in psychology, neuroscience or other related disciplines with a substantial research component.
  • A research program that aligns with the novel therapies pillar of IMPACT TRIALS and the goals of CREDIT.
  • A competitive track record in the field of novel interventions in psychiatry.
  • Post-doctoral research experience that has resulted in publications, conference papers, reports, or professional or technical contributions, which give evidence of research ability.
  • An understanding of GCP and NHMRC research guidelines for clinical trials.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with (and or negotiate with) research clients, stakeholders, and industry.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the underlying biology of affective disorders.
  • Experience in working across statistical packages (e.g. STATA, R, Minitab, SPSS) would be highly desirable.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File Research Fellow B - Trisno Family.pdf

Download File Research Fellow A - Trisno Family.pdf

Applications for this position close on 20 November 2019.

This role has been identified as having contact with children and requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check.

Please ensure to include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Assoc. Prof. Olivia Dean, Director of IMPACT TRIALS, on o.dean@deakin.edu.au

Are You Ready?

Deakin is one of the new breeds of global universities – agile, dynamic and innovative. We are committed to making a genuine difference in people’s lives through excellence in education and research. As a Victorian university with a global impact, join us and let’s see what we can achieve together. Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with opportunities to grow and develop their careers. At Deakin, we offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits and various discounts with our third-party suppliers.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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