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Senior Research Technician

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Area:Faculty of Medicine
Salary (FTE):Research Professional Level 05 ($64,597.80 - $72,348.94)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Brisbane

The Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine (CRGM) conducts research and development in aged care and geriatric medicine, with the objective of improving the quality of care for older people. It comprises an enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team of researchers (medical, nursing and allied health) as well as PhD students. Our work aims to use new technology to improve aged care, and has a particular focus on electronic assessment systems, e-health and telemedicine to achieve this. We have numerous projects supported by charitable organisations, government and research funding bodies that range in scope from service development to formal research experiments.

The role

The successful appointee will support a project funded by the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres through provision of research assistance. This position is primarily responsible for recruiting, screening and collecting data from participants enrolled in a randomised controlled trial and will also support other research projects and activities within the CRGM.  The role also involves; preparation of ethics applications and grant administration, formatting manuscripts and research dissemination. 

The person

Applicants should possess a Bachelor Degree in a health or research related discipline and must have research experience such as database management and quantitative and qualitative analysis.  Applicants should also have experience in software and systems, excellent written and verbal communication skills including scientific writing and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently with commitment to efficient teamwork.  A current drivers licence and transport is essential.


This is a full-time, fixed term for 6 months appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597.80 – $72,348.95 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $70,734.59 - $79,222.10 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Dr Paul Gardiner on

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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