Senior Research Assistant
- Part or Full time, fixed term for 12 months (3 to 5 days)
- Respected global research organisation
- Make an impact on global health outcomes
The George Institute 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 organisation is a leading injury research centre and a designated World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre on Injury Prevention and Trauma Care. The Injury Program works to find the best solutions to prevent the world’s biggest injury problems and transform injury and trauma care globally.
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Senior Research Assistant to join our growing organisation. Working closely with the Program Head, the Senior Research Assistant (SRA) will contribute to production of commissioned research reports related to preventing injury and optimising outcomes for injured people.
Your success will be based on a range of your key skills and experience:
- Synthesising literature and contributing to systematic reviews
- Assist with report writing
- Assist in the preparation of Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and Governance submissions
- Initiate and conduct research under limited supervision
- Effectively produce and maintain project data
- Conduct data analysis and prepare data for publications and reporting
- Regularly update study tracking tools and systems
- Manage effective communication with internal and external study and key stakeholders
- Adhere to all study protocols and participate in protocol training sessions, as required.
Success in this role, will be based on a range of key skills and experience:
- Tertiary qualifications in science or healthcare discipline
- Completion/completing PhD or master’s degree
- Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research methodologies and analysis
- 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
- Ability to work well within a research team and excellent interpersonal skills.
We offer a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities.
Our big and bold mission to improve the health of millions of people worldwide needs a diverse and innovative team to deliver it. So, we foster a dynamic, inclusive and flexible workplace where each individual can bring their best selves to work.
Everyone is encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with a disability, LGBTIQ people and mature-aged adults.
Type of career: Jobs
City: Newtown, Sydney
Application close date: 17/09/2020