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• Join a strong vibrant research culture and productive research team
• Opportunity to publish in high quality scientific journals
• Full-time, fixed term (2 years) position located at our Melbourne Campus
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.
As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.
The School of Psychology, within the Faculty of Health Sciences aims for excellence in teaching and research. The School has over 30 academic staff on the Melbourne, Brisbane and Strathfield (Sydney) campus. There is one National Head School, currently located at the Melbourne campus, with an Assistant Head at the Melbourne campus and Deputy Heads at Strathfield and Brisbane. The School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate training programs: three-year and fourth-year sequences in psychology, higher degree research programs in psychology, and professional training programs in the areas of Clinical Psychology and Educational and Developmental Psychology. The research quality in Psychology at ACU is ranked well above world standard, the highest rating possible under the 2015 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) assessment.
Research program in Microstructural imaging and rehabilitative plasticity.
Currently, our research team includes (i) 4 honours and master students working on small experiments in brain injury, (ii) a fulltime research assistant providing assistance with the practicalities of research, (iii) two PhD students working on a large-scale training study in TBI, (iv) Prof Jones (CUBRIC, Cardiff University) who is involved on our research projects as honoray professorial fellow, (v) Associate Professor Caeyenberghs as director of the research program; (v) a technical officer providing support with automated processing pipelines, and (vi) visiting international PhD students.
The Research Fellow will contribute to enhancing the profile of psychological research in the School of Psychology. More specifically you will:
• supporting the research program by providing assistance with the supervision of other PhD/honours/master students
• supervising data collection, analysing brain MRI imaging data and helping with the organization of MRI workskhops
• publishing in high quality scientific journals and providing support with grant applications
• opportunity to present research findings at seminars and national/international conferences.
You will need to have:
• Completion of a PhD in (neuro) psychology and/or neuroscience or related disciplines
• an outstanding track record in research publications in peer-reviewed, high quality psychological journals and the capacity to attract research grant income
• advanced knowledge of statistical analysis and interpretation.
The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.
How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description Research Fellow.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.
Total remuneration valued to $116,456 - $137,295 pa; including salary component $98,407 - $116,186 pa (Academic Level B) and employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
General enquiries can be sent to Associate Professor Karen Caeyenberghs Karen.Caeyenberghs@acu.edu.au or call 03 9230 8067
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Applications Close: 23 October 2018
ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.
Advertised: 25 Sep 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 23 Oct 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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