ResearchFellow at School of Psychiatry / Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) UNSW Medicine


The School of Psychiatry is widely reputed as the pre-eminent psychiatric research department in the country, and one of the leading university groups internationally. It is located at the UNSW teaching hospitals at various metropolitan sites in the Sydney region and in rural New South Wales.

About the role

  • $107K-$126K plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading pro rata
  • Fixed Term for 12 months from date of appointment.
  • Position is available Part-time 0.8 FTE (28 hrs per week)

The Research Fellow will take the leadership role in the EU Joint Program for Neurodegenerative Disorders (JPND) project funded through the NHMRC. The project, called “Co-designing dementia diagnosis and post-diagnostic care” (COGNISANCE) involves Australia, Canada, Netherlands, Poland and UK; some travel may be involved. As the co-ordinator of COGNISANCE, this role will the central point of contact for the study internationally and in Sydney, by liaising with investigators and researchers in each of the other sites. The Research Fellow will actively participate in the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) and will ensure adherence to the administering institution’s ethics requirements and provide support and guidance on the administration of compliance and other related aspects of the research study.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A PhD Degree in Psychology or a related discipline with an understanding and knowledge of dementia.  Previous research and clinical experience in dementia or a related field is highly regarded.
  • Proven capacity to collaboratively develop and deliver quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project governance requirements
  • Demonstrated high level project management experience, including ability to meet project requirements and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, written and oral communications skills.

Applicants should systematically address the selection criteria found in the position description in their application.

Download File PosnDescription CHeBA_ResearchFellow.pdf


Ms Angie Russell, Centre Manager, CHeBA


Applications close: 11th May 2020

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Position Description

Advertised: 28 Apr 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 11 May 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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