Full Time (1.0 FTE)
1 Year, fixed term contract
Hybrid working arrangements available, with a combination of office and virtual work
Respected global research organisation
Make an impact on global health outcomes
The George Institute (TGI) is 700+ people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
Find better treatments for the world's biggest health problems
Transform primary health care to support better health for more people
Harness the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact.
Please visit our website The George Institute to read more about how we are addressing the world's biggest health problems.
We have an exciting role for a Research Assistant to support the research and advocacy work in our Global Brain Health Program.
There is potential for the right candidate to progress to do a PhD related to this work.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with ethics applications and documentation
Communicate with study sites and respond to queries
Assist with study tracking and documentation
Assist in the distribution of study documents to investigators
Assist with planning and organising regular meetings
Assist with the preparation of study-related presentation materials
Assist with maintain up to date participating centre’s information (including all contact details, contracts and reports)
Data collection and entry, ensuring data quality, accuracy, completeness and timeliness of data completion
Preparing paperwork required by the study and any study materials
Assist in managing effective communication with the key stakeholders (participants, clinicians and investigators)
Assist with the preparation of reports and publications about the study as required
Ad hoc project work as required
Collating study materials and drafting copy for peer-reviewed journal articles relating to the above work
Provide administrative and technical support to study team
Conduct literature searches and assist with the preparing of grant applications
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Tertiary qualifications in science or healthcare discipline
Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research methodologies preferred
Good quantitative and/or qualitative research skills;
Excellent written language communication skills and ability to draft a wide range of documents
Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to organise, take initiative and follow up independently
Methodical and systematic, with good attention to detail
Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and the Internet
Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities
Ability to work well within a research team and excellent interpersonal skills
Strong focus on quality of work.
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes.
For more information, please see the Position Description Research Assistant Position Description
The closing date for applications is midnight, Friday 29th September, 2022.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.