Assistant Research Fellow - Psychological Medicine

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

Assistant Research Fellow - Psychological Medicine-1900619





Our Department


The Department of Psychological Medicine is actively involved in the teaching of Psychological Medicine to medical students and in research in this area.


The Role


We are looking for an Assistant Research Fellow to provide support in the coordination of various research studies within the Department of Psychological Medicine. This position will be based in Dunedin and work closely with our team in Christchurch.


You will be responsible for:

• Recruiting research participants including advertising.

• Preparation of questionnaires, booklets, publicity material and other materials as required.

• Undertaking diagnostic psychological interviews with healthy control participants.

• Coordinating participants and supporting participants attending fMRI neuroimaging scans.

• Maintaining ongoing contact with subjects and families as required and, in some cases, providing psychological support after the interview has been completed.

• Data management including data entry, overseeing accurate collection of data, ensuring integrity of data, data analysis.

• Involvement in report writing, and drafts of research papers for publication in collaboration with the investigators.


Your Skills and Experience


To be successful in this role you must be well organised and meticulous and have some data management experience. The preferred candidate is likely to have:

• A university degree.

• A high level of computing experience and skills.

• Ability to deal sensitively with people suffering from various psychiatric and medical illnesses, particularly mood disorders.

• Good interviewing skills and familiarity with diagnostic criteria.

• Good time management skills and the flexibility to work outside regular work hours as required.

• Ability to work independently as required.


Further Details


This is a part-time (0.5 FTE), fixed term position for 12 months.




To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1900619 will close on Tuesday, 23 April 2019.


Additional Information

Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.

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Primary Location
Employment Status
 Fixed Term Part-time
Salary Level and Range
 Assistant Research Fellow ($47,630 to $66,844)
 Psychological Medicine
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