Research Assistant (Autism)

Job No. 543436

Faculty / Portfolio: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
School of Clinical Sciences
Department of Psychiatry
Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology

Location: Notting Hill and Monash Medical Centre

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $68,306 - $78,459 pa HEW Level 05
(includes 9.50% employer superannuation)

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The Opportunity

The Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology is seeking to appoint a dynamic individual, to work as a Research Assistant.

The Research Assistant will be part of an ARC funded research project on adults with autism spectrum disorders. The project is a longitudinal follow-up study, focused on social and mental health outcomes in adults with autism. This is a collaborative research project, across Monash University and the University of Sydney.

As the successful applicant, your responsibilities will include participant recruitment and testing (including mail outs, scheduling appointments, administration of various rating scales, assessments, and clinical interviews), preparation of study materials, data entry and record keeping, assistance with data analysis, and preparation of results for presentation and publication, general administrative duties, liaising with other team members and reporting to the investigators on study progress.

You will have a tertiary qualification in psychology or substantial relevant skills and work experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training and registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

As part of this team, you will be expected to integrate into a friendly and highly interactive environment, and work collaboratively with others across the Monash Clayton campus. We place an emphasis on team spirit, cooperation and career advancement.

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


Associate Professor Kylie Gray, Acting Director, Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology,

Position Description

PD - Research Assistant (Autism)

Closing Date

Thursday 3 March 2016, 11.55pm AEST

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