Research Assistant – Online STI Testing Project

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Aug 4, 2022
Medicine Casual

Job Description:

Job no: 0056635
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Casual up to 20 hours per week for up to 12 months
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
$50.14 per hour plus 10.5% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Role

Based within the Sexual Health Unit of the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, this position represents an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic research team and support the implementation of Australia’s first fully online STI testing clinic.

Responsibilities include:

About The Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CEB)

The Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics is at the forefront of a preventative health revolution. Big data, changing infectious diseases patterns and multi-disciplinary collaborations are transforming the ways public health disciplines are researched and taught. Our Centre aims to be a leader in this evolving environment. The Centre is one of 4 Centres and an Institute that comprise the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

About You
You will have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role by clicking Apply below.

Please note applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications may close before the closure date indicated.

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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].