Research Officer
University of New South Wales

Research Officer (Intellectual Disability Health)

Apply now Job no: 514899
Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Research Administration support

Research Officer (Intellectual Disability Health)

Employment Type: Full - time (35 hours a week)

Duration:  1-year Fixed Term

Remuneration: $91,472 p.a.  (+17% super and leave loading)

Location: Kensington, Sydney. 

Why this role matters  

Play a key role in supporting research projects as part of a multidisciplinary team of researchers, including people with intellectual disability, in intellectual disability health. The team is based at the Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry. This team aims to equip people to meet the health care needs of people with intellectual and developmental disability.

You will also have the opportunity to contribute to a wide range of projects and research within the Department. The position will provide technical and research assistance to senior research staff in activities associated with various projects. The position will also provide support to lived experience researchers who are part of the team.

Who you are:

  • Honours degree or equivalent in Health, Allied Health, Psychology, or other relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience or equivalent competence gained through any combination of education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of the health care needs of marginalised populations, including people with intellectual disability and developmental disability.
  • Experience working with and/or supporting people with lived experience of intellectual disability.
  • Knowledge of research protocols, experimental design and planning involved in developing research projects and reporting against milestones.
  • Experience working with a range of computer systems and applications, including NVIVO, SPSS, SAS, Excel, Outlook and referencing software.
  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal communication skills, including for people with
  • communication impairment, to initiate and maintain effective stakeholder relationships whilst exercising discretion and confidentiality.
  • Excellent time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines by using judgement and initiative.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively within a team, but also to take initiative and work independently while managing competing demands.

How to apply:

Please click Apply now to submit your application online. Applications should not be sent to the contact listed below. Can you please provide a resume and a cover letter briefly addressing the criteria listed in the position description.

Contact (job related questions only)      

Dr Janelle Weise    E:

Applications close:  Sunday, 26th March before 11.30pm.

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Position Description

Advertised: 02 Mar 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 26 Mar 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Apply now Refer a friend

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Adminoxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions