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Research Assistant

University of New South Wales - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job no: 501456
Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Research Administration support

Discipline of Paediatrics

UNSW Medicine

REF#501456


  • Full time (35hrs/week) Fixed term for 12 months
  • Level 5: $75K-85K Plus superannuation and leave loading

The School of Women’s & Children’s Health (SWCH) is comprised of the clinical disciplines of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics, and the National Perinatal Epidemiology Statistics Unit (NPESU). Academics are located at the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney Children’s Hospital, St George and Bankstown Hospitals, and undergraduate students from our School also attend Sutherland, Liverpool, Campbelltown, Canterbury and Fairfield Hospitals.

The Viruses and Diabetes Research Group comprises a mix of basic and clinical researchers, with a major focus on investigating the role of the environment in the development of type 1 diabetes and viral pathogenesis of disease. The group is seeking to hire a Research Assistant to support ongoing investigations aimed at determining the molecular mechanisms underlying the viral pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes, with a focus on infections during pregnancy and early childhood.

Skills and Experience:

  • A university degree in Science or Health Science or related discipline, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through a combination of education, training or experience.
  • Previous experience in a laboratory research related role involving routine application of molecular biology techniques and handling of precious clinical samples, with a proven understanding of the principles of molecular biology.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • Proven ability to show attention to detail and commitment to quality, with evidence of ability to accurately plan, execute and document experimental research.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, apply sound judgement and exercise problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated high level time management and organisational skills, with ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contacts:

Dr Ki Wook Kim

k.w.kim@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 11:55PM, 4th of April 2021

Position Description

Advertised: 22 Mar 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 04 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time