Research Officer
Monash University
Clayton, Victoria, Australia
5d ago
source : Uni Roles

Job No. : 607499

Location : Clayton campus

Employment Type : Full-time

Duration : 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration : $69,522 - $79,857 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Cutting edge clinical neuroscience research
  • Supportive team environment
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen. With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 50 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

    The Opportunity

    Within the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, BrainPark wishes to appoint a Research Officer to support the activities of an NHMRC-funded clinical trial Efficacy of a three-month aerobic exercise regime for restoring brain health’ in heavy cannabis users .

    This world-first research trial is recruiting people with a history of long-term and heavy cannabis use into a 12-week supervised physical exercise intervention.

    The goal of the trial is to discover whether different neuroscience-informed physical exercise programs can reverse the brain, cognitive and mental health harms that can be caused by heavy long-term cannabis use.

    The project will be conducted primarily at BrainPark, a cutting-edge architecturally-designed clinical neuroscience facility located next to Monash University’s Clayton campus.

    This position is an excellent opportunity to develop a strong skillset across mental health clinical trials, behavioural interventions, and neuroscience and exercise physiology research while working harmoniously in a close-knit multidisciplinary team that includes other Research Officers, Psychologists, Exercise Physiologists, Cognitive Neuroscientists, and students.

    It is highly desirable that you have a degree in Psychology (Honours level), experience working or volunteering with vulnerable individuals and a strong understanding of clinical trials Good Clinical Research Practice guidelines.

    Your high-level project coordination skills, exceptional attention to detail, and excellent communication skills will be especially appreciated in this role.

    This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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

    If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to " How to apply for Monash Jobs "


    Ms Amy Allen, Senior Operations Coordinator, School of Psychological Sciences, +61 3 9905 9322

    Closing Date

    Monday 28 September 2020, 11 : 55 pm AEST

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