Jobs: Senior Research Officer – Sydney NSW

Job opportunity: Senior Research Officer

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) invites applications for the position of Senior Research Officer. This position will involve the coordination of the National Opioid Medication Abuse Deterrence (NOMAD) study.

To our knowledge, the NOMAD study is one of the most comprehensive and transparently-conducted studies conducted to-date of the potential impact of an opioid medication upon use, tampering and diversion. Results have the potential to inform policymakers, clinicians, consumers and researchers alike. Further information on the study may be found at

The successful applicant will have a relevant degree in behavioural sciences, statistics or epidemiology; Capacity to work as a key member of a team and liaise with other agencies and professionals; Proven high-level organisational skills and ability to adapt to changing priorities; Demonstrated skills in data management, statistical design and analysis; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

This is a full-time, fixed term (35 hours per week) position available for 12 months. The position is based at NDARC, Randwick Campus, University of New South Wales.

Applicants should systematically address the selection criteria in their online application via the UNSW website at

Application close: 9 February 2015