Research Assistant - Lifelong Health Research Group

Mar 12, 2019
Mar 18, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
(HEO4) $62,661 - $68,720 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

Fixed term contract available immediately until 31 December 2019.

The Lifelong Health Research Group strives to ensure that care for women and their infants is effective, and that treatment benefits outweigh harms. The Group's motto is start early, stay healthy, stop obesity.

Located at the Women's and Children's Hospital and working under general direction, the Research Assistant provides practical, research and administrative support to the research leaders of the team and senior staff to ensure smooth and successful performance of the research program.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of research methods
  • Demonstrated organisational and interpersonal skills within a research/clinical trials area
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure, to meet deadlines and to prioritise tasks
  • Competency in the use of computer software and experience in the use of MS Office software


Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11.55pm, 18 March 2019.


For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Ms Andrea Deussen

Clinical Trials Manager,

P: +61 (0) 8 8313 1429



For application related enquiries, please contact:  

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR


You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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