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Research Assistant

  • Alfred Health Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Closed 6 hours ago a
    Published on 29 Nov 2018

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  • Job no: 18696
  • Categories: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Full Time- Fixed Term until December, 2019
  • Research Assistant
  • Great Staff Benefits

The Department

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences (FMNHS) is the University’s largest research faculty. World-class researchers work across disciplines including laboratory-based medical science, applied clinical research, and social and public health research. The Faculty is home to a number of leading medical and biomedical research institutes and groups, and has contributed to advances in many crucial areas. Our expertise in life sciences and biomedicine is recognised both nationally and internationally.

The Role

This is a full-time Research Assistant position, which will enable the successful applicant to work within an internationally-recognised, highly-collaborative group which has been at the forefront of advances in epilepsy genetics. The Research Assistant will be responsible for the identification and recruitment of participants, and for face-to-face or telephone interviews to gather information about individual and family seizure/epilepsy history. Other duties include collection of previous medical records, data entry into an electronic database, and taking blood samples. Appropriate training and supervision will be provided.


  • The ideal applicant would have an interest in science, medical/nursing or social science research”.
  • A tertiary degree in biological/medical science
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a large team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with people, across a diverse range of community and cultural groups
  • Demonstrated ability to use tact and discretion in communicating around issues of health


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Onsite Gym 
  • Close to public transport

Applications close Thursday the 13th of December, 2018

Any questions, please speak with Piero Perucca on

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 6 hours ago - 13 Dec 2018
  • Published on 29 Nov 2018, 4:09 AM