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Research Assistants Required - National Drug And Alcohol Research Centre

Private Company - Prince Of Wales, QLD

Any Industry
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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) was established at the University of New South Wales by the Australian Government in 1986 to extend the knowledge base required for effective treatment of individuals with alcohol and other drug related problems and to enhance the overall research capacity in the drug and alcohol field. The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health under the Drug and Alcohol Program. The Centre is highly regarded, both nationally and internationally, for its contribution to drug and alcohol research. NDARC

The Opportunity

  • 2 positions available: Full-Time, Fixed-Term for 6 months in duration
  • Must be available to start before the 10th June 2021
  • $69K - $73K (17% superannuation & leave loading)
  • Full working right will be required for the duration of the contract
  • Sydney, Australia based.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the coordination and administration of research activities across two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded clinical trials among low-socioeconomic (low-SES) smokers examining the cost-effectiveness of:

i) Vaporised nicotine products versus oral forms of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products for tobacco smoking cessation; and

ii) Text messaging versus Telephone-based Quitline support for tobacco smoking cessation.

Please review the position description for full details Research Assistant Lev 4 PD NDARC

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant qualification or experience within a research environment; or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of relevant education, training and/or experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a research team, as well as independently
  • Experience and proficiency to use a range of software packages, such as Microsoft Office, STATA and SPSS
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to liaise with a diversity of stakeholders at all levels across an organisation.
  • Strong project, time management and organisational skills and ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Current Driver’s license to travel to site to conduct testing with participants. Provisional license is acceptable.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact (For job related queries only):

Ryan Courtney E: r.courtney@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 11pm, 3rd June 2021

Find out more about working at UNSW at https://med.unsw.edu.au/

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