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Associate Research Fellow

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Geelong - City
Categories: Research, Health

  • Based in Geelong, HERB Barwon Health
  • Part-time (0.8 FTE) and Fixed-term until May 2025
  • Level A $76,985 - $103,493 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata, part time)

Why work with us?

At Deakin you will have access to benefits such as a variety of leave options including generous parental leave and the ability to purchase additional leave; flexible working arrangements to help manage your work-life balance; ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow your career; an inclusive and supportive culture and environment to work in, both online and on campus.


About the role:

You will be assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Tina trial, a clinical trial focusing on a new medication for methamphetamine 'ice' use. The main responsibilities include recruiting and interviewing potential participants, screening them for suitability, enrolling eligible participants, and collecting data as per the trial protocol. The position also involves data entry and management, handling biological samples, assisting with recruitment strategies, attending project meetings, and undertaking research tasks such as report preparation. This is a multi-site trial, requiring collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians. The role will be primarily based at IMPACT, Geelong, with field travel required for participant assessments and collaboration with other services.


As an Associate Research Fellow, you will:

  • Conduct high-quality research, scholarship and creative activities generating high impact outputs, with mentorship.
  • Engage collaboratively to participate in novel and high-quality research or creative activities.
  • Communicate outputs, including as part of team.
  • Ensure impact of academic activity on the field and the community.
  • Support applications for funding for research and creative activities.
  • Begin building body of work and reputation and recognition for quality, excellence and impact.
  • Participate in intra- and inter-disciplinary research collaborations.

                                                                                                                                                                          To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Completion of a post-graduate qualification or degree or in psychology, nursing, social work or other relevant discipline and/or relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical interviewing and assessment.
  • Experience in conducting research tasks.
  • Capacity to contribute to mentorship, teaching, research and administration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.
  • Ability to make a contribution to community engagement for research.


Here's how to apply: 

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please contact Alyna Turner (Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine) at a.turner@deakin.edu.au 

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

Download File Associate Research Fellow PD.pdf


Applications for this position close on 4 August 2024.


Successful applicants will need to comply with vaccination mandates imposed by the relevant state/territory government. Applicants who attend third-party sites to undertake University activities will also be required to comply with any other directions or requirements in place at the third-party location.


Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

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.

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