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Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Research Analyst


  • Great Working Conditions
  • MCRI is one of the top five child health research institutes worldwide
  • Supporting our scientists to improve child health outcomes
  • Parkville, Melbourne location

 

Research Analyst

We currently require a Full Time (Part Time also considered at 0.8FTE) Research Analyst on a 12 month contract to join the Office of Research. The Office is responsible for leadership in governance in integrity, performance, prizes and awards, seminars, students and post-doctoral researchers and external training

This position is primarily responsible for evaluating performance, at the individual, group, initiative, theme and institutional level.  Specifically the role requires the collection, analysis and reporting of data (research inputs and outputs) for the annual performance evaluation. The role will also support the activities of the Office of Research across the 6 areas for which the Office has responsibility as required.

A well-organised, task oriented person with relevant analytical expertise, particularly bibliometrics, and an understanding of the research environment is required.

This position would suit a post-doctoral researcher or recently graduated PhD who is looking to transition to an alternative career in research.

 

You will also be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and administering records of compliance with institutional and NHMRC publication authorship policies.
  • Coordinating Theme performance evaluation policies, procedures and processes.
  • Organising and coordinating the Performance Evaluation Committee meetings, including preparation of papers, minutes and reports.
  • Coordinating preparation of material for reports, meetings, publications and seminars as appropriate.
  • Collection of data for the Victorian State Government Department of Business and Innovation Survey.
  • Managing the publications database on the MCRI website.
  • Assisting with Database and Research Information Management systems.
  • Identifying prize and award opportunities and assisting nominees with their applications.

 

For a full list of responsibilities, please see position description (link below).

Key Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you will have:

Essential:

  • Working with Children & National Police Clearance (if appointed) in compliance with the Victorian Governments Child Safety Standards.
  • A university degree relevant to health and medical research.
  • Experience in the conduct or management of health and medical research.
  • Ability to prioritise workload in response to time frames and deadlines.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Work well in group settings and problem solving situations.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders including executive assistants, researchers and clinicians.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Access and Excel to record and analyse data and Adobe Professional or Microsoft Publisher to prepare reports for a range of audiences within and outside the Institute.
  • Ability to use new approaches to streamline work functions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, comfort with public speaking, ability to listen and learn and engender trust among various constituencies.
  • Ability to write practical guidance and training materials to a professional standard and run small group seminars and tutorials.
  • Develop and adhere to a detailed workplan to achieve desired results in a timely fashion.

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and/or experience of Research Information Management Systems e.g.: Symplectic Elements.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of scientific citation indexing services e.g.: Web of Science.
  • Ability to edit and maintain digital/web content.
  • An understanding of knowledge translation and measuring research impact.

Only applicants who address the key selection criteria will be considered. Please place your responses to the key selection criteria at the end of your cover letter. For more information on this position please contact Dr Rosemary Keogh: rosemary.keogh@mcri.edu.au

Salary Range: $68,891 – $74,564 per annum (pro rata if part time) plus super

Closing Date: 5pm 17 November 2017

Position Reference: 12261

To apply for this position; please follow the below link:

https://career10.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=12261&company=C0007531036P&username=


 

Australian Catholic University

Portfolio Coordinator


Job No:                                 972802
Campus Location:               North Sydney
Functional Unit:                   Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Work Type:                           Continuing full time
 
  • Support the delivery of ACU’s strategic research initiatives
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships to facilitate effective work outcomes
  • Full-time continuing position at the North Sydney campus 

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield. 

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them. 

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research (DVCR) portfolio is responsible for management of the University’s research strategy, policies, governance, organisational reporting, research-related committees, and research activity undertaken by the faculties, schools, and research Institutes. The Office of the DVCR collaborates with the faculties in implementing the strategic research direction of the University and provides the financial and administrative framework to support research excellence. 

The Portfolio Coordinator provides dynamic support and advice to the Executive team and Research Executive Advisor. As such, you will be required to maintain awareness of internal and external research activity requirements and issues affecting research and the sector. Leading a small team, you will manage a range of administrative operations of the Office of the DVCR to support the delivery of organisational goals and associated reporting. 

You will be responsible for: 

  • conducting benchmarking and other research activities to support and contribute to the strategic direction of the portfolio
  • preparing advice and developing reports to support strategic projects
  • manage and propose new initiatives and changes to contribute to the development of the portfolio. 

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate: 

  • completion or progress towards a postgraduate qualification, with relevant experience and an understanding of the tertiary education sector
  • an ability in written expression and experience in developing a range of professional reports
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity,  Mission and ethos of the University
  • excellent communication skills and an ability to develop strong collaborative relationships across the portfolio and with stakeholders across ACU. 

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement. 

How to Apply: 
Obtain the Position Description Portfolio Coordinator ODVCR 14108 HEW 8 PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply

Total remuneration valued to $110,551 - $123,597 pa, including salary component $93,417 - $104,441 pa Higher Education Worker Level 8, employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. 

General enquiries can be directed Natalie Precians, Research Executive Advisor on 02 9739 2168. 

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. 

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged. 

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Tuesday 21 November 2017

Advertised: 07 Nov 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 21 Nov 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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University of Melbourne

Manager, Research & Industry


Manager, Research & Industry

Faculty of the Victorian College of Arts & Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

University of Melbourne

 

Salary: $115,726 - $120,404 p.a. plus 17% superannuation 

Close date: 26 Nov 2017 

 

The Manager, Research & Industry is a key leadership role within the Faculty, providing specialist advice and working closely with the Associate Dean (Research) and senior academic leaders on initiatives and projects.  Reporting to the Executive Director, you will provide key input into the Faculty’s research and industry strategic and operational plans. Leading the Research team, you will initiative, develop and support the implementation of strategies to enhance research and research training within the Faculty.

 

You will have experience in a similar research management position, post graduate qualifications, a solid understanding of a research and graduate research environment, demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic and operational plans and high-level analytical and problem-solving skills. You will have proven management skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

This is a full time, continuing position primarily based at the Southbank Campus, however, you will also be required to work at the Parkville Campus at times.

To apply please visit:  http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/892172/manager-research-industry

Close date: 26 Nov 2017 


 

University of South Australia

Contract Establishment Officer (HEO 6)


  • Based in the Research and Innovation Services unit, Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary range: $75,271 - $83,058 per annum

 

About the job

In this position you will support the Senior Contracts Establishment Officer and Manager: Research Projects Development to expedite the processing of legal agreements for research projects, ensuring that the University’s risk exposure is managed effectively for all contracts. A key component of the role is the negotiation of contract provisions with collaborating partners and ensuring that researchers are aware of and understand contract implications.

Skills and Experience

You will have tertiary qualifications in an applicable field and relevant experience and/or significant relevant knowledge and experience, together with proven skills and experience in contract negotiation and administration. The ability to critique legal documents and provide feedback to administrative, legal and academic staff is also essential.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions.  We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Amruta Das, Recruitment Consultant at Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9.00am Monday 27 November 2017

www.unisa.edu.au/workingatunisa

 

 The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

CRICOS PROVIDER NO 00121B 


 

 

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

Manager, Ethics, Integrity and Biosafety


Job No.:553138

Work type:Continuing

  • Opportunity to join the La Trobe Research Office
  • Full-time, continuing position based on Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • HEO10 $114,163 per annum plus 17% superannuation contribution

 About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, strategic and highly motivated Manager to lead the Ethics, Integrity and Biosafety Team, ensuring promotion, awareness and training in research integrity and relevant ethics and biosafety legislation and guidelines and providing excellent service in these areas for our key research stakeholders to facilitate  research at the University.

Your responsibilities will include;

  • Leadership, management and development of a team of at least 7 people to ensure the seamless provision of service at all times.
  • Providing strategic advice and analysis to the University on research ethics, biosafety and research integrity matters.
  • Oversight and effective and efficient coordination of five Ethics and Biosafety Committees
  • Providing expert advice to senior management on research policy change with responsive and timely development of policy and implelentation of procedures.
  • Active contribution to programs, projects and initiatives across the University that impact on ethics, integrity and biosafety in research.

 

The candidate

To be successful in the role you will possess: 

  • A postgraduate degree with extensive research integrity and policy experience in a higher education setting. Research experience is desirable.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and team management skills, particularly change management and ability to manage effective resourcing through peaks activity times.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant research policy and implementation of successful organisation-wide policy and legislative requirements.
  • Proven ability to manage high- level, consultative relationships with internal and external key research stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in liaising with staff at all levels of an organisation, negotiating effective outcomes, consultation and facilitation of group discussions.
  • Experience with management of Ethics Committees and reporting requirements and in managing, investigating and reporting breaches of responsible research conduct.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of effective systems and process implementation to improve service.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

 

Benefits

Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

 

How to Apply

Closing date:  Monday 27 November

 

Position Enquiries:  Dr. MaryAnne Aitken, Executive Director Research Office  T: 03) 9479 2162  E: maryanne.aitken@latrobe.edu.au


Position Description below: 

Download File Manager Ethics Integrity Biosafety HEO10.pdf

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.

To apply and to view position description please visit http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs and search for position no. under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

Advertised:09/11/2017
Closing Date:27/11/2017
 

 

Australian Catholic University

Research Engagement Manager


Job No:                    972913
Campus Location:  Melbourne
Functional Unit:      Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Engagement
Work Type:              Continuing full time
 
  • Be part of a new team and contribute to realigning Engagement at ACU
  • Encourage, facilitate and promote Research Engagement and Impact outcomes
  • Full time, continuing opportunity
  • Located at either Melbourne or North Sydney campus

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

ACU Engagement is an exciting, new portfolio within the University, led by the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement. The Pro Vice Chancellor (Engagement) is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic frameworks that implement the measurement of research engagement and impact. ACU Engagement undertakes the collection and reporting of Research Engagement and Impact data; and the development and implementation of policies and strategies to increase Research Engagement and Impact.

The Research Engagement Manager will work to ensure that the University’s ARC Engagement and Impact (EI) assessment processes are robust and deliver timely and comprehensive outputs. Taking a collaborative approach to work, the manager will: 

  • support senior managers in all aspects of ACU’s research engagement and impact agenda
  • prepare, maintain, update and/or contribute as appropriate to strategic and planning documents
  • recommend and prepare high quality written research engagement proposals and opportunities
  • assess research performance and demonstrated research impact of individual researchers or research teams. 

As part of the National Engagement team, this position will also support and contribute to the overall function of the unit, which will involve making links and meaningful working partnerships with community engagement strategies, events and activities. 

You will need to demonstrate: 

  • relevant qualifications, with an understanding of the assessment of research performance in the higher education sector
  • ability to think strategically, exercise critical judgment
  • outstanding ability in written expression and analysis
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity,  Mission and ethos of the University.

This position involves child-related employment and a Working with Children clearance will be required.

 

How to Apply: 
Obtain the Position Description Download File Research Engagement Manager PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply

Total remuneration valued to $110,551pa - $123,597 pa, including salary component $93,417pa - $104,441pa (Higher Education Worker Level 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. 

General enquiries can be directed to Sonya Francis, Executive Officer to the Pro Vice Chancellor, Engagement on 03 9230 8113. 

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. 

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged. 

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Wednesday 29 November 2017


 

 

Australian Catholic University

Post-Award Officer


Job No:                         972799
Campus Location:       North Sydney
Functional Unit:           Research Grants and Contracts
Work Type:                   Continuing full time
  • Manage post-award administration
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Full-time continuing position based in North Sydney

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield. 

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them. 

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) portfolio, headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), is responsible for management of the University’s research strategy, policies, governance, organisational reporting, research-related committees, and research activity undertaken by the faculties, schools, and research institutes. The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) collaborates with the faculties in implementing the strategic direction of research at ACU and provides the financial and administrative framework to support research excellence. The Post-Award Officer sits within Research Grants, in the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) portfolio. 

As the Post-Award Officer you will: 

  • be responsible for the effective management and administration of external grants associated with post-award matters
  • review post-award related policies and processes ensuring compliance
  • liaise with internal and external partners and stakeholders to develop effective working relationships in support of research excellence
  • manage non-financial aspects of the University’s award reporting obligations. 

To be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate: 

  • a relevant degree as well as experience in managing grants awarded by ARC, NHMRC and other funding bodies
  • experience and ability to correctly interpret funding rules, guidelines and funding agreements
  • ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • experience in managing research data by using data management systems.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement. 

How to Apply: 
Obtain the Position Description (Post Award Officer ODVCR 14101 HEW 7 PD.pdf). Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply

Total remuneration valued to $99,129 - $107,286 pa, including salary component $83,765-90,658 pa Higher Education Worker Level 7, employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. 

General enquiries can be directed Jeanine Parsons, Senior Manager, Research Services on 02 9739 2167. 

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. 

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged. 

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 1 December 2017


 

Macquarie University

Research Partnerships Manager


Macquarie is the University of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia’s leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We’ve helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia’s first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you’ll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by a beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Research Office is responsible for the management of research that takes place at Macquarie University or is conducted by staff. The Research Partnerships Group within the office helps to facilitate and manage researcher engagement with external organisations for the purposes of research, builds relationships with them, and facilitates access to Macquarie University's research expertise.

The role

Reporting to the Manager, Pre Award, you will identify, develop and manage relationships with government and private sector organisations and industry groups. Using your organisational savvy you will identify and match research end user needs to internal research expertise and guide researchers through the engagement, business proposal processes and contract negotiation.  

Drawing on your knowledge, experience and expertise in the social sciences or humanities, you will work with researchers, government and private sector organisations to assist in achieving business outcomes through the translation of research activities and ideas.

To be successful in this role, you will have exceptional influencing and relationship management skills with an established network and research links with government and/or industry.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position applicants must respond to the selection criteria below and attach as a separate document in the application process.

  • Background in the social sciences or humanities in a research environment
  • Strong track record in building and managing strategic partnerships with government and private sector
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating with stakeholders and interpreting research contracts
  • Extensive experience in the submission of research business proposals
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the commercial drivers of research

For further information regarding this role please view the Position Description 

Applicants for this position are advised that this position is subject to a Criminal Record Check.

Salary Package: Base salary from $115,570 - $122,061 p.a. (HEW Level 9), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type:  Full-time, continuing

Enquiries:  Julian Zipparo, Manager, Pre-Award on 02 9850 8609 or julian.zipparo@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Melissa Mesiti, HR Consultant on melissa.mesiti@mq.edu.au

To apply click here.

Applications Close: Wednesday, 6 December 2017 at 11.55 pm

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

Advertised: 15 Nov 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time


Applications close: 06 Dec 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time