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Job Opportunity

15 April 2016

The Institute for Creative Health is rolling out a new music therapy and music in health program funded by the Waikil Family Foundation. The collaborative program, commencing in May 2016 involves music therapy, health musicians and research at The Chris O'Brien Lifehouse.  We are seeking an experienced and motivated research assistant who has a strong interest music and visual arts and the impact that it can have in hospital settings.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, experience preparing and submitting proposals for ethics committees and the capacity to collect and organise data.

Experience in recruiting participants, face-to-face interviewing and an understanding of statistics is also desirable. This short-term position will commence in May with a nine-month contract. The position will be for 16 hours per week and remuneration is based on current administration scales and research assistant appointments ($28/hour).

University graduate qualifications or equivalent experience required.

Applicants must have an ABN and undergo standard police and working with children's checks and have up to date immunisations.  You will be based on site at Lifehouse for the majority of contact hours.

For further information or to receive a copy of the position description contact

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date extended - New closing date Monday 23 May 2016