Postdoc fellow position available at UNSW

Postdoctoral Fellow UNSW School of Psychology


We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for 3 years to work within the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales as part of the ARC Linkage project: The emotional psychology of blood donors: understanding and using the affective key to donor return. The research will be carried out in collaboration with Associate Professor Barbara Masser (University of Queensland) and researchers and staff at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.


The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the ability to carry out empirical research to disseminate research findings in top-ranking journals. They should have experience in research design (surveys or experiments) and statistical analysis. They should have exceptional communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and a demonstrated capacity to work effectively within a team, as well as independently. The ideal candidate will also have evidence of successfully managing a large-scale research project.


Applicants should hold a PhD in Psychology, Public Health, or a related discipline (or be close to completion of PhD).


This is a full time, fixed term position appointable at Level A available for 3 years from the date of commencement. 


About UNSW


  • UNSW Australia is one of the Asia-Pacific’s leading research intensive Universities
  • Access to cutting edge facilities, computational support and equipment


The UNSW School of Psychology is one of the leading psychology research departments in Australia, based on publications, citations and grant income per staff member. The School has an academically rigorous but supportive culture, excellent research facilities, and offers great opportunities for students, visitors and collaborators.


Application close: 


24 August 2015


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