What is an Assistantship

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Each Assistantship will work for one day as an assistant and be paid the equivalent to Level A academic $76300 x .2 = $15,260 plus superannuation

Upon satisfactory work performance on both academic and Cairnmillar assistantship work they will receive the following semesters tuition fees of $3500 waived.

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Positions Available

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistants with higher degrees, such as a Master’s degree in a relevant field, may be contracted to teach into, or provide marking for, units at an AQF level equivalent to their relevant higher degree.

Clinic Assistants will be required to hold current registration as a psychologist, counsellor, or psychotherapist. Clinic assistants will have an expected average caseload (including associated duties e.g., report writing, case notes, etc.) of 5 client hours per day. Registered psychologists with a current supervisor endorsement may be eligible to provide supervision of Cairnmillar Institute provisional psychologists on placement in lieu of some billable client hours, as the approval of Clinic Director. Counsellors and psychotherapists would need to be approved to provide supervision services.

Research Assistants will be contracted to provide direct research support for a Cairnmillar Institute academic staff member who holds a current research grant or contract that has a specific budget item for doctoral-level RA. Specific duties would be dictated by the needs of the grant-funded research project, but may include activities such as participant recruitment, literature searched, data collection, data analysis, and manuscript writing, as directed by the Chief Investigator of the grant, at the rate of 7.5 hours (0.2FTE) per week per semester.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Cairnmillar Institute acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are meeting. We pay our respects to their Elders, past and present, and the Aboriginal Elders of other communities who may be here today.

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