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Research Assistant


Employer: Monash University
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Mental Health & Counselling, Policy & Research, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: University & Higher Education
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 01 April, 2019.
Applications close: 10 April, 2019. (Expired)

Job No: 588759

Location: Notting Hill

Employment Type: Part-time, 0.8 fraction

Duration: Fixed-term appointment until Friday 31 March 2023 

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $68,040 - $92,343 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Work on a meaningful project involving the mental health of injured workers
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, is the largest faculty at Monash University, and offers the most comprehensive suite of professional health training in Victoria. We consistently rank in the top 40 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.

The research assistant will play a key role in the Implementing work-related Mental health guidelines in general Practice (IMPRovE) NHMRC Partnership trial. It aims to 1) implement evidence-based guidelines in general practice using peer-to-peer knowledge translation strategies; 2) improve outcomes for patients; 3) evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the knowledge translation strategy; and 4) create a plan for sustainability and national scale-up. The trial is funded through an NHMRC Partnership Grant and includes Beyond Blue and state and Commonwealth compensation schemes across Australia as partners.

Working within a team of six and reporting to the project manager the research assistant will support, monitor and contribute to the overall progress of the IMPRovE trial, and pursue related research under the direction of the project manager, leveraging off the expertise and established relationships with co-investigators and stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have an honours degree or PhD in a relevant discipline or have equivalent qualifications and experience.

This role is a part-time position.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check. 

Position Description Research Assistant

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