Position type:

Part time


$64,597.80 to $72,348.94

11 Jan 2017
24 Jan 2017

Full details:

Reference number: QUE-499985

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, and its strong reputation is built on excellence in both research and teaching. The School has thriving and dynamic research profiles in almost all areas of psychology, and is able to attract visitors from overseas and other institutions in Australia. It possesses good links, often through cross-appointed staff, with other schools in the University, thus creating opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the School's web site at www.psy.uq.edu.au.

The role

The successful applicant will work with Professor Virginia Slaughter and colleagues on the ARC Discovery project 'Do theory of mind delays explain children's social problems?'. The role involves psychological testing of vulnerable young children with disabilities (such as deafness and autism) in schools. The appointee will be involved in research data collection in specialist bilingual units for deaf children where a signed language is the medium of instruction.

The person

Applicants should have an honours degree in psychology, be trained and experienced in working with children with deafness and/or autism, have comprehension skills in signed languages, and be sensitive to the needs of vulnerable groups with urgent educational requirements.  

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au  

Applications are also encouraged from women.


This position is a part-time (10 hours per week), fixed term appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597 - $72,348 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579 - $84,648 p.a.)

Position Description

Download File 499985_1285269_Senior Research Technician.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Virginia Slaughter, Head of School, School of Psychology on hos@psy.uq.edu.au.  

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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Reference: 499985

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