The George is 600+ people globally focused on improving the health of millions of people. A medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to find the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide.
We are seeking a motivated Research Assistant to support the Deputy Director within the Injury Divsion on research projects which may include injury, vision and eye care studies.
To achieve this you will:
Provide participants with relevant information about the studies which they are involved in and maintain privacy of all study participants.
Complete human research ethics submissions for new research studies
Complete annual ethics reports for existing research studies
Accurately edit and format original research articles for submission to online journal portals
Proof read media releases, study questionnaires and surveys as required
Accurately manage participant study data in both online (REDCap database) and paper-based records; store participant study documentation in a safe and secure manner.
Adhere to all study protocols, safety policies and study procedures
Provide research and administrative coordination and support to the Deputy Director, Injury and study teams (meeting support, travel and accommodation, expense/invoice, maintenance of research profiles)
Assist in the writing of tenders, grant applications, budgets, scientific publications, commentaries and reports for the Injury Division
Other project-related tasks as directed by the Principal Investigator.
Your success will be based on a range of your key skills and knowledge:
Experience within vision sciences, injury prevention, health promotion, allied health environment or equivalent
Prior experience in research administration, including experience with grant and manuscript submissions
Proven ability to work independently
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and build relationships within a multidisciplinary team
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills; confident interpersonal skills
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Attention to detail and rigorous methodological approach
Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; people who identify as LGBTI+; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.