- Job posted on: 15th Sep 2021
- Applications close:
Deakin’s School of Medicine is recognised in Australia and internationally for its teaching, training, research and service to its communities. Working as part of the Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation (IMPACT), the primary purpose of the Associate Research Fellow is to conduct activities in the area of clinical trials in psychiatry.
The incumbent will be required to assist in the administration and coordination of a multi-site clinical trial in psychiatry based at multiple sites across Australia. They will also be required to manage biological samples in liaison with the personnel responsible for overseeing the collection. The incumbent will contribute to all facets of clinical trial coordination including, but not limited to, protocol development, the submission of Human Research and Ethics Committee and regulatory body documentation, data entry and data management, management of biological samples, assisting in recruitment strategies and participant contact, and general administrative duties involved in clinical trial coordination. The Associate Research Fellow will work closely with the Chief Investigators, and other staff employed on the project and will also co-supervise honours or postgraduate research students.
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This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).
Please submit your resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Alfred Deakin Professor Michael Berk, at email@example.com, using the subject line: Associate Research Fellow - Mental Health Australia General Clinical Trial Network enquiry via EthicalJobs.
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