Research Officer in Cognitive Neuroscience
Monash University, Cognitive Neurology Laboratory
Australia

Research Officer (Cognitive Neuroscience)


Job No.: 601636

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month Fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $68,159 - $78,291 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

 

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity is available for a Research Officer to provide support for ongoing research projects within the Cognitive Neurology Laboratory at Monash University.

The Cognitive Neurology Laboratory studies the neurobiology of learning, memory and decision-making in health and disease. This position will work across a number of program studies involving cognitive neuroscience of decision-making and its impairments in healthy individuals and inpatient populations.

The key components of the work will involve performing a variety of techniques such as behavioural responses, pharmacological interventions, electroencephalography (EEG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and brain lesion studies.

 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in psychology
  • Strong research skills, including experience working with clinical populations, electroencephalography, and/or neuroimaging
  • A high level of computer literacy, including experience in programming (e.g., Matlab), data analysis (e.g., R), and stimulus delivery (e.g., Presentation).
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, and an understanding of confidentiality, privacy and information handling principles
  • Demonstrated project administration skills with the ability to support research projects in accordance with agreed standards and timeframes
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

Ideally, we are seeking someone with a bachelor-level degree (e.g., BA or BSc), preferably in psychology, neuroscience, computer science, biology, or a related field.

 

Candidates who have a focus on excellence in the delivery of this research are encouraged to apply.

 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

 

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

 

This position is expected to commence on 2 March 2020.

 

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

 

Enquiries

Dr Trevor Chong, Senior Research Fellow, +61 3 9902 4222

 

Position Description

Download FileResearch Officer

 

Closing Date

Friday 17 January 2020, 11:55 pm AEDT


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

Apply

All Jobs

FACEBOOK
TWITTER
LINKEDIN

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

University of Zurich Job Postings