Research Assistant Job at Pearson in Melbourne VIC

Job Description


Learning isn’t a destination, starting and stopping at the classroom door. It is a never-ending journey of discovery, challenge, inspiration and wonder.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re helping learners of all ages and stages across Australia and New Zealand reach their education goals, and find their way to a robust and fulfilling life.

We’re doing this by providing a comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.

The Research Assistant will support aspects of the research and development of projects related to the publication of clinical assessments for the Australian and New Zealand industry for Pearson Clinical Assessment. These projects and responsibilities include cultural/language test adaptation, test standardisation, norm development, test development, participant and site recruitment and coordination, equivalency and validation research, digital development, ethics applications, literature reviews, data management, as well as various administrative tasks related to the research and development process.

Key Responsibilities include:
Coordinating and distributing research materials

Supporting the recruitment for the research projects as required and maintaining up-to-date stakeholder communication

Ethics submission writing, editing and proof-reading and editing of manuscripts and reports

Providing project administrative support as required including data entry and data management

Other duties as required related to the adaptation, development, and publication of clinical assessments.


Mandatory – Minimum fourth year University qualification in psychology or related allied health field

Preferable – Demonstrated experience in providing independent coordination of research fieldwork

Mandatory – Proactive, problem solving approach.

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson Clinical. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.

Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Melbourne-707 Collins 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Assessments Clinical

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 13, 2021

Job Unposting: Jan 28, 2021

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2011356

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Company: Pearson

Company Location:  Melbourne VIC

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