Pearson Research Coordinator in Melbourne, Australia

Research Coordinator


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The Research Coordinator will support aspects of the research and development projects related to the publication of psychometric tests for the Australian and New Zealand industry of Pearson Clinical Assessment. These projects 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, as well as various administrative tasks related to the research and development process.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and performing activities related to the recruitment of research participants and research sites and reporting on progress

  • Supporting recruitment as required and maintaining up-to-date stakeholder communication

  • Ethics submission writing, editing and proof-reading manuscripts and reports.

  • Providing project administrative support as required

  • Adhering to research processes and quality standards


  • Minimum fourth year University qualification in psychology or related allied health field is essential

  • Demonstrated experience in providing fieldwork support to research projects

  • Proactive, problem solving approach

  • Demonstrated experience in providing independent coordination of research fieldwork is preferred but not essential

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Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

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

Job: Research and Development

Organization: Assessments Clinical

Job Type: Temporary Work

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 20, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1804458

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.