Graduate School of
At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our
core and purpose - we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and
valuing diversity. Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of
the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the
Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender
equity in the STEMM disciplines. UTS Equal Futures celebrates and supports women
in academia through every stage of their career.
As part of Athena SWAN, UTS has set an overarching target of 40
per cent academic women in STEMM by 2022. The Graduate school of Health is
committed to UTS's target and supporting the career development of its female
The Graduate School of Health (GSH) is recruiting a part time
Research Associate to to develop their skills in mental health research and
data management whilst contributing to an innovative research program in
Psycho-social aspects of neurological illness.
You will play a central role in ensuring the success of the
program of studies particularly considering impacts and interventions for
Multiple Sclerosis and stroke.
The position is based at the central campus of UTS with
co-investigators at Neura , University of Surrey, University of Nottingham,
Auckland University of Technology and Adelaide University.
The successful candidate will possess a minimum of an honours degree in
psychology, strong interpersonal skills, and experience in systematic review,
data collection, database management and data analysis. There is also the
opportunity to contribute to publications.
In this role you will:
•Prepare research protocols and associated applications to relevant Human
Research Ethics Committees
•Search multiple data bases using relevant criteria and identify relevant
manuscripts and enter into Covidence.
•Collect research data via survey and interview formats
•Ensure timely and accurate entry of the study questionnaire data
•Conduct summary and descriptive data analyses of key study variables for the
purpose of study reports
•Keep all study stakeholders informed of the progress of the study and convene
meetings o stakeholders as required.
•An Honours degree in Psychology
•Awareness of ethical principles of mental health research, particularly
regarding participant confidentiality
•Awareness of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) National
Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research
•Broad knowledge of neurological illness and mental health.
•Demonstrated ability to meet project timelines and prioritise demands.
•Registration as a Psychologist is desirable
•A current driver's license is desirable but not essential
the full list of role responsibilities and selection criteria please click
here and download the position statement from the UTS website.
Base Salary: pro rata $78,170 pa (Academic level A)
This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee
benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental
leave and salary packaging opportunities.
This appointment will be on a fixed term part-time basis for
a period of 24 months. This role is 0.5 FTE which
hours per week. Two full working days is required with
flexibility provided on completing the remaining 3.5 hours.
How To Apply
Prior to commencing your application for IRC126134,
please review the Position Statement and the relevant selection criteria -
these can be found on our website by clicking here. You are
required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate
Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online
recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through
their UTS Employee Self Service function.
As you will be unable to save your application once started,
please have all required documents and information available prior to
Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted
Specific enquiries or issues with your application
may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080. Specific enquiries
about the duties can be directed to Prof Ian Kneebone, Discipline of Clinical
Psychology, Graduate School of Health at email@example.com
Closing Date: Monday 9th September 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST).
Applicants must have unlimited
rights to work in Australia
Please note: If you have a disability that requires
adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway
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We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by
our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy
and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women
(particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians,
people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from
culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.