Research Assistant

Swinburne University of Technology

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RSCH Level 1 - $59,022 – $64,521 plus super
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About the job
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Research Assistant to join the Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute. This position will complement the existing researchers and research agendas within the Institute. This is a full-time, 1.0 EFT contract that will end in March of 2020.

As our new Research Assistant, you will support the clinical investigations of the team, so clinical and physiology experience would be particularly valuable. The appointee may also be involved in the broader research agenda of the Iverson, with a focus on understanding mechanisms of diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure, with a particular emphasis on sympathetic nervous activity.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences, Physiology or related discipline
• Demonstrated experience in undertaking research projects in physiology and/or biochemistry
• Demonstrated resourcefulness, initiative and the ability to work independently
A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

Some of our excellent benefits include:
• Onsite health services
• Private health insurance discounts
• Flexible working arrangements
• Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn.

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. There's news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

For further information about the position, please contact Professor Gavin Lambert via email on

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close at 5pm, Thursday 21st March 2019

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