Research Officer

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time 12 month fixed term

  • Fantastic opportunity to join the InsideOut Institute part of the Central Clinical School as a Research Officer located at the Charles Perkins Centre Camperdown

  • Base Salary $91,644 - $98,796 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

Opportunity for an experienced Research Officer to join the InsideOut team. InsideOut is Australia’s national institute for research and clinical excellence in eating disorders with global research partnerships. We aim to transform the treatment landscape for eating disorders in Australia, and ultimately find a cure.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work closely with Senior Research Manager and various internal and external stakeholders to support a number of projects

  • conduct literature reviews

  • conduct data analysis and report on findings

  • coordinate the development and submission of research publications, and contribute to academic writing

  • coordinate ethics submissions, grant applications and ongoing reporting

  • contribute to the design of research projects

  • research administrative work

  • coordinate and manage research volunteers/students.

About you

  • hold undergraduate degree likely with Masters in Allied Health discipline, research or biostatistics or a PhD with relevant experience in related fields

  • Sound experience in carrying out scientific literature searches and preparing literature reviews for further analysis

  • experience in developing and working on research projects, including expertise in using research protocols, experimental design, ethics submissions and grant applications

  • experience in data analysis and preparing papers for publication

  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role-required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements ie National Criminal Records checks. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.


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EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mouhamed El Chami, Recruitment Operations, by email to mouhamed.elchami@sydney.edu.au.

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