Job Opportunities

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Please send your vacancies to: arms.adminofficer@flinders.edu.au


 

The Hospital Research Foundation

Grants and Contract Officer


  • Flexible, family-friendly environment
  • Full time (38 hours p/week) – with salary packaging available
  • Convenient location with free onsite car parking
  • Woodville SA 5011

 

About the Role

Due to an exciting period of growth, we are seeking an outstanding individual to join the Grants team in a newly created role as Grants and Contract Officer. This is an exciting opportunity for an inquisitive, organised individual to progress your career in a dynamic, leading not-for-profit.

Reporting into the Strategic Medical Research Advisor for The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) Group, this full-time position will support the administrative functions related to the grant rounds and approved grants. This includes, but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Participating in structuring the grants department processes and procedures and adapting them to the unique environment at THRF;
  • Advise and participate in writing of guidelines, application forms and other grant-related documentation associated with grants;
  • Manage THRF’s online grant management system and database of grants;
  • Prepare contracts between THRF and the relevant administering institutions; and
  • Work in close collaboration with the other departments as well as external stakeholders: researchers, grants assessors and decision makers and others.

At THRF we pride ourselves on offering flexible, family-friendly work arrangements for staff. Our culture strongly encourages innovation and teamwork.

 

About The Hospital Research Foundation

THRF supports people in hospitals across South Australia through vital health and medical research and improved patient care.

Research supported by THRF is translational in nature and benefits the local community as well as those on a national and global scale.

THRF has been supporting The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research for almost 50 years. More recently, THRF has expanded its support to the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and other metropolitan and regional South Australian hospitals.

All research funded by THRF is translational, ‘bench to bedside’ health and medical research – which means research undertaken in the lab, ‘the bench’, is translated into treatments that benefit people at the ‘bedside’ as soon as possible.

THRF supports patient care initiatives that are helping to ensure that your care in hospital is as comfortable as possible and informed by the very latest research outcomes. We support medical research through Major Program Grants, Research Grants the purchase of laboratory equipment and by providing financial support and scholarships to Postgraduate, Honours and vacation research students.

 

Skills, experience and attributes required for this role:

  • Degree qualifications in a related relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience undertaking grants program or equivalent administration activities in a medical research environment
  • Demonstrated independent thinking and ability to take initiatives

 

How to apply....

Please review the Position Description and include your resume and cover letter giving us a brief overview of your previous relevant experience and what interests you particularly about this role. Please also enter as much of your Recent Work and Education History on the application in the space provided.  

 

If you possess the highest standards of professionalism, are driven by achievement and are passionate about connecting with people to deliver life-changing outcomes we would like to hear from you!

 

Apply online at
https://www.hospitalresearch.com.au/who-we-are/careers/


 

University of South Australia

Policy and Impact Officer - closing 22 April


  • Based in the Research and Innovation Services Unit located at Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary range: $85,467 - $96,150 per annum + Super

About the Job

The Policy and Impact Officer initiates the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and related strategic initiatives within the Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) portfolio.  You will undertake high level analyses of initiatives, trends and practices that inform the high level advice provided to the Dean of Graduate Studies, related Committees and stakeholders. 

Working with groups inside and outside of the university to operationalise policy initiatives, you will also contribute to project outcomes as part of the Graduate Research Development team, focussed towards excellence and transformation in research degrees.



Skills and Experience

To be successful, you will have appropriate tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and extensive relevant experience of policy development and implementation, along with a demonstrated commitment to understanding strategic business needs.  You will also have excellent analytical, research and writing skills to enable the effective synthesis of complex information and data, as well as strong project management skills.  Well-developed communication and negotiation skills as well a high level of tact, diplomacy and confidentiality are essential in this role.



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 view the job posting on Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address.

Please note; essential 6, 7, 9 & 10, and desirable criteria 1 - 3 must also be addressed within your application/cover letter.

Please address your cover letter to Julie Bennett, Senior Recruitment Consultant.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number #1714.



Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 22 April 2019



Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment




University of Technology Sydney

Business Research Engagement Associate - closing 29 April


Business Research Engagement Associate IRC127734

Research Engagement, Research Office

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 

 

About the Research Office

The Research Office is a central unit within the portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and provides support for research activities across UTS in partnership with the faculty research offices and other support units, including identifying and accessing research funding, contracts, ethics, post-award, IP management and commercialisation and research data intelligence. In order to continually improve the way we support our researchers, the Research Office is adopting a new operational team structure.

 

About the role:

As the Research Engagement Associate (REA), is based in the Research Office and enables UTS researchers to identify, compete for and successfully execute high quality research projects with funding from a broad range of sources, including industry, Federal, State and Local Government, not-for-profit organisations and other grant-providers, both domestically and internationally. The incumbent in this role will work on their activities to assist research in obtaining grants and funding, in line with the UTS 2027 strategy, which defines our vision and activities for the future.

 

Day to day you will:

  • Engage with researchers and/or groups/centres to help researchers obtain research project funding, this will require the incumbent to draft, review, edit and provide feedback to UTS researchers on funding applications and proposals
  • coordinate staff and activities directed at winning funding for major research activities
  • contribute to the facilitate relationship meetings with external stakeholders with the aim of concluding funding agreements addressing pricing, costing, intellectual property arrangements, project milestones and deliverables
  • assist in the development and implementation of competitive research grant funding applications
  • support the research office and team on the implementation of the Research Strategy, in particular during major grant rounds such as ARVC and NHMRC.

 

To be successful in securing the role you will have:

  • Works well under pressure, delivers against deadlines and within the context of continuous improvement and positive culture change
  • some knowledge of the higher education funding system in Australia and overseas, including competitive grants, major Centre funding and industry funding
  • marketing/sales skills, including market analysis, competitor analysis and positioning
  • experience with funding and/or contract research agreements
  • tertiary qualifications in a relevant technical or business discipline.  

Candidates with exposure to drafting legal contracts and agreements will be considered highly desirable.

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $90, 439pa to $97,668 pa (HEW 7)

This role attracts 9.5% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

 

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

 

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a fixed-term basis for 12 months.

 

How to Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link below and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

 

APPLY HERE

 

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC127734.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

 

Closing Date: 29th April, 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST)

 

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance

 

At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

 

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

 

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


 

Macquarie University

National Research Assessments Coordinator - closing 1 May


  • Salary Package: From $93,986 to $101,901 (HEW Level 7), plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type: Part time, continuing
  • Location:  North Ryde, Macquarie Park

 

The Role

Research Services within Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is currently seeking a National Research Assessments Coordinator to join our team. The National Research Assessments Coordinator will assist in developing high-level project and communications plans to ensure the smooth completion of the business processes required to deliver National Research Assessments.

Reporting to the National Research Assessments Leader, the position will liaise with staff at all levels of the University who review, interact with and supplement the University data sets to meet the ERA, Engagement and Impact deliverables.

 

About You

Degree qualified with experience working as part of a cross-functional team, you will be a highly experienced project coordinator with outstanding communication skills. Your ability to respond to unexpected or changing circumstances will be key to your success in a role that requires you to take instruction from multiple sources.

 

About Us

Research Services is responsible for the management of research that takes place at Macquarie University or is conducted by University staff.

The Post Award and Reporting Team aims to assist Macquarie University to achieve its research goals. The Team is responsible for post-award management of research projects, research management reporting and data integrity, and the preparation of high-quality submissions to National Research Assessment exercises.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

 

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter no more than 2 pages that outlines how you meet the selection criteria below.

  • Demonstrated experience contributing to and implementing strategy and planning
  • Strong knowledge of planning methodology and tools
  • Proven ability to provide high-level support to complex projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the higher education/university sector
  • Proven ability to work across multiple teams and areas of an organisation at a project and operational level
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex issues to a range of stakeholders using a variety of mediums

For further information and a link to apply, please visit the MQ Careers Website

 

Role Enquiries: Semira Dautovic, Manager, Post Award and Reporting - semira.dautovic@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Letitia Poile, HR Officer - letitia.poile@mq.edu.au

 

Applications Close: Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 11.55 pm AEDT

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.

             

The position of National Research Assessments Coordinator will be primarily responsible for assisting in developing high-level project and communication plans to ensure smooth completions of business processes required to deliver National Research Assessments including ERA/Engagement & Impact submissions. The role will support National Assessments Leader position and staff at all levels of the University who need to review, interact with and supplement the University data sets to meet the ERA and Engagement and Impact deliverables. This role will be highly important to make a much needed step-change in the University’s ERA and Engagement & Impact assessment preparations.


 

University of Melbourne

MRFF Senior Grants Officer - closing 5 May


Job no: 0045007
Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: University Services
Department/School: Department of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation
Salary: $90,023 - $97,448 (HEW 7)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - 17% superannuation

 

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client-centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements, and acts as a shared services function within the University of Melbourne.

 

About the role

The Medical Research Future Fund is a substantial new injection of Federal funds to accelerate the translation of high-quality research through to meaningful health improvements for Australians. The University of Melbourne is committed to providing outstanding professional support to its researchers and their clinical collaborators who are seeking to secure funding for high impact programs of work aligned with the MRFF goals. You will be a key member of the new MRFF Initiatives team, providing support for University-wide initiatives.

This role has key responsibility for the co-ordination of the MRFF grant submission and post-award processes. The role serves as the key interface between the Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (RIC) MRFF Initiatives team and the RIC Health and Medical Grants team and hence has a dual line of report to the Director, MRFF Initiatives, and the Manger, Research Grants (Health and Medical). This role will be responsible for providing high quality grant support services for MRFF grant applications. This will include maintaining awareness of new MRFF funding opportunities, managing the interaction with the funding agency for designated MRFF schemes, and providing advice to researchers regarding questions of eligibility and funding rules. This role will also manage the grant submission process, and post-award processes, including establishment of contracts and reporting. The position will work closely with other staff in the RIC Health and Medical Research Grants team, to ensure compliance with standard grant management processes and systems.

 

About you

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about supporting research, continuous improvement and innovation with a proven record of influencing and engaging others with your leadership skills. Your strong customer centric focus will ensure you build strong working relationships. Post-graduate qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent mix of education and relevant experience are preferred. The successful candidate will have:

  • Expert knowledge of grant funding programs and funding rules including grants management across the life-cycle (pre and post award).
  • Demonstrated experience in providing successful service-oriented administration of complex programs.
  • Expert planning and organisation skills, especially in the successful coordination of organisation-wide participation in high prestige and high volume application grant schemes.

 

Benefits

  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits

 

Culture

The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

 

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role. Visit the following website to download the position description and apply:
http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/899418/mrff-senior-grants-officer


*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria

 


Advertised: 25 Mar 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 05 May 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time


 

The University of Auckland

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (health systems and health services research) - closing 5 May


Job ID: 20482
Campus: Tamaki Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Permanent/Fixed Term: Fixed Term



About us

The School is one of five in the Faculty of Medical and Health Science, was established in July 2003. The mission is to work with others to provide knowledge and skills needed to improve the health of all New Zealanders.

Three things distinguish the school: its focus on factors that affect health of whole populations; the range of skills and experience amongst the staff (these extend across the spectrum of primary care, community health, health services and public health) and size of the school.

Located on the University’s Tamaki Campus, the school is fully self-contained. The School will be re-locating to the University’s Grafton Campus to a new building at the end of 2019.

 


The Opportunity

Health Systems based at the University of Auckland Tamaki Campus is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to join the team of multidisciplinary academics that include health economics, health policy and management, health systems research, programme evaluation, organisational behaviours, systems modelling and medical and health ethics.

As part of the multidisciplinary team, the successful applicant will:

  • Assist with writing of grant applications and responses to requests for proposals that require health economics analytical skills and expertise.
  • Be responsible for carrying out these components of research projects typically where they will be a named investigator.
  • Be part of a wider health economics team with academic appointments
  • From time to time contribute to health economics teaching and postgraduate supervision

We are looking for a person who:

  • Will preferably have a PhD in a topic that has incorporated elements of health economics, but a Masters-level qualification including health economics or related disciplines is essential
  • Has experience in conducting economic evaluation or working within broader health economic teams.
  • Has an established record of accomplishment in securing competitive research funding.
  • Has familiarity with decision analytic modelling, including using Markov, other state-transition modelling or discrete event simulation
  • Has expertise in health economics and economic evaluation


This is a fixed term for up to two years, fulltime or part-time (0.5 FTE to 1.0 FTE) appointment. Should further be required please contact Dr Richard Edlin r.edlin@auckland.ac.nz

 

 

Why work for us?

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.
  • For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.


Perks of living in Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland's harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, whilst the University's close proximity to New Zealand's major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. The pace is relaxed, the people are friendly, and with a diverse range of leisure options and high quality, schools it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family.

https://www.newzealandnow.govt.nz/why-choose-nz


How to apply

View the position description and apply online. Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 05 May 2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.

 

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz


 

University of Technology Sydney

International Research Grants Manager - closing 8 May


International Research Grants Manager
Research Office

 

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow, and endeavours to undertake excellent research that delivers global impact.

 

About the Research Office

The Research Office is a central unit within the portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and supports research activities across UTS in partnership with the faculty research offices and other support units, including identifying and accessing research funding, contracts, ethics, post-award, IP management and commercialisation and research data intelligence. To constantly improve how we support our researchers, the Research Office is adopting a new operational team structure.
At UTS we are committed to undertake research of international excellence that has the potential to make a significant economic, environmental, cultural and social impact and support the application of new technologies and solutions to important national and global challenges.
The Research Grants team aims to identify, develop and support new grant funding opportunities to build on the scale, quality and reach of UTS’s research activities, and deliver impact through the translation of outcomes into practical use.

 

About the role

The International Research Grants Manager plays a critical role in the Research Grants team developing and supporting research projects and collaborations in support of the UTS strategic vision to increase research of international significance, through its proactive focus on global connections.

The International Research Grants Manager contributes to the enablement of UTS researchers to identify, compete for and successfully execute high quality research with international partners and funders. The role represents the research portfolio in interactions around international grant development and submission support, and contributes to the University’s efforts to raise its international research profile.

 

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Identifying, investigating and developing new international grant opportunities to achieve the strategic objective to increase the diversity and scale of UTS research income.
  • Managing the development and submission of proposals for international, competitive grant funding, including the provision of high level proposal review and quality assurance.
  • Providing high-level reporting to UTS senior executive on international grant opportunities and funding.
  • Mapping areas of UTS research strength and capability to develop innovative research collaborations (including multi- and trans-disciplinary approaches) aimed at the development and submission of international research proposals that will be able to leverage and sustain national and international partnerships.
  • Delivering and developing materials for training and briefings for researchers covering international funding opportunities, grant writing, and research management, to ensure access to high quality information and educational support.
  • Providing advice and assistance for structuring researcher capabilities and partnerships.
  • Reviewing proposal evaluation outcomes and provide constructive feedback on improving future submissions.
  • Contributing to feedback initiatives at an individual and university-wide level for unfunded grant applications in order to strive for constant improvement and drive competitiveness.
  • Managing the delivery of ongoing support to researchers with funded international grants to ensure compliance with report and audit requirements and prompt resolution of problems by liaising with Faculty Research Offices, Finance, and accessing other relevant UTS resources.
  • Managing the lifecycle for international grant funding from pre-award support to post-award establishment and end of project reporting.


To be successful in securing the role you will have:

  • Strong people skills - a highly competent communicator, able to interact successfully with a wide range of people, including the ability to work collaboratively and persuasively across a diverse university community.
  • Working knowledge of the current Australian Higher Education sector as well as the international research grant funding landscape.
  • Understanding of the imperative for universities to engage with end users of research.
  • Experience in identifying, attracting and managing international research grant funding.
  • Experience of using international online grant submission and management systems such as those used by the European Commission and US government funders.
  • Experience in brokering interdisciplinary research collaborations and supporting international research collaborations.
  • Experience contributing to strategic planning at departmental level.
  • Highly developed analytical and conceptual skills, and excellent presentation and writing skills, including the capacity to form and justify substantial recommendations, strategies and initiatives.

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $99,324 to $113,119 pa (HEW 8)
This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

 

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply button and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

APPLY HERE


You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date: 8th May at 11.59pm (AEST)


Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance

At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


 

University of Technology Sydney

Research Contracts Officer - closing 8 May


Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow, and endeavours to undertake excellent research that delivers global impact. 

 

About the Research Office

The Research Office is a central unit within the portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and supports research activities across UTS in partnership with the faculty research offices and other support units, including identifying and accessing research funding, contracts, ethics, post-award, IP management and commercialisation and research data intelligence. To constantly improve how we support our researchers, the Research Office is adopting a new operational team structure.

 

About the role

As part of the Project Enablement Team the Research Contracts Officer acts as Case Manager for UTS standard research related agreements and contracts support for both Research Office staff and faculty research support staff for projects from inception to completion.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, prepare and review  standard UTS research related agreements and where appropriate case manage those projects from project initiation to project closure
  • Give both general and specialist advice to researchers, faculty support staff and other Research Office team members on contract matters

 

To be successful in securing the role you will:

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Build and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
    • Excellent time management and workload co-ordination skills including the ability to  manage, assess and prioritise a large and diverse workload with deadlines
      • Ability to work effectively and flexibly within a team environment
    • Handle confidential and sensitive information discretely

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $80,009 to $86,630pa (HEW 6)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

 

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

 

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

 

How To Apply 

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

 

CLICK APPLY

 

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. 

 

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC131397

 

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

 

Closing Date: 8th May, 2019   at 11.59pm(AEST)

 

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance

 

At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

 

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

 

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


 

University of Technology Sydney

Research Data Insights Officer - closing 9 May


Research Data Insights Officer, Research Office

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow, and endeavours to undertake excellent research that delivers global impact. 

 

About the Research Office

The Research Office is a central unit within the portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and supports research activities across UTS in partnership with the faculty research offices and other support units, including identifying and accessing research funding, contracts, ethics, post-award, IP management and commercialisation and research data intelligence. To constantly improve how we support our researchers, the Research Office is adopting a new operational team structure.

In support of our endeavor to undertake excellent research that delivers global impact UTS is seeking to use data science and analytics to better support researchers in shaping and growing their career. This will go beyond simple benchmarking, helping identify opportunities for collaboration, partnership and professional development using data science. Part of this model also involves UTS understanding and using its enterprise data to better predict and support research through to translation and impact.

 

About the role

The Research Data Insights Analyst uses data science principles and tools to provide insight into the UTS Research Division’s activities from enterprise and external data and act as a catalyst for the uptake of these tools and principles within the UTS Research Division.  Whilst the position is likely to work of an array of projects, as a focus for this work, the position will develop and embed a customer decision hub for the Research Office (RO).  The hub will use AI-based learning models and contextual data from a range of UTS and external systems to improve interactions with researchers and clients of the university.  These will be aimed at maximising outcomes related to research quality and the adoption of research.

Specifically, the role will use predictive modelling to inform research support decisions such as;

  • Proposal development resourcing
  • Diagnosing a risk profile for projects
  • Diagnosing when development training is needed.
  • Diagnosing when intervention in a project is required.
  • Diagnosing when active engagement practices are needed.
  • Diagnosing when researchers become competitive for forms of funding or awards.

 

To be successful in securing the role you will:

  • Excellent data science skills including the application of AI learning models and predictive modelling, the mining and manipulation of large datasets and the use of analytics to interpret them.
  • High level data provisioning skills.
  • High level scripting skills.
  • Highly developed ability to influence others through the visualisation of data.
  • Able to learn quickly and adapt to new circumstances and requirements.
  • Able to be innovative in identifying and developing data driven opportunities.
  • Broad knowledge of the University sector (specifically including applications, publishing and IP management) in Australia and overseas, including competitive grants, major Centre funding, industry funding and commercialisation funding and an awareness of academic profiling.
  • Good understanding of the characteristics of excellent and impactful research.
  • Relationships with the data science and international data science community.
  • Post-graduate qualification in a data science discipline or equivalent industry experience.
  • Experience with implementing and championing data science tools and techniques.

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $99,324 to $113,119 pa (HEW 7-8)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

 

This position is full-time and appointment is for a three-year term.

 

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

 

APPLY HERE

 

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. 

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. 

 

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC128155.

 

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

 

Closing Date:  9th May at 11.59pm(AEST)

 

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance

 

At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

University of Technology Sydney

Research Contracts Manager - closing 9 May


Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow, and endeavours to undertake excellent research that delivers global impact. 

 

About the Research Office

The Research Office is a central unit within the portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and supports research activities across UTS in partnership with the faculty research offices and other support units, including identifying and accessing research funding, contracts, ethics, post-award, IP management and commercialisation and research data intelligence. To constantly improve how we support our researchers, the Research Office is adopting a new operational team structure.

 

About the role

As part of the Project Enablement  Team the Research Contracts Manager is responsible for providing advice about research related contracts, and the negotiation, review, drafting and execution and administration of research related contracts to ensure their effective and efficient management. The role will act as Case Manager and contract support depending on the involvement of other Research Office team members. The role will act as a bridge between the Research Office and faculties, giving general and specialist advice to faculties including advice on faculty delegated contracts. The role also assists the Senior Research Contracts and Risk Manager including covering that position when necessary especially in the area of Export Legislation processes.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, prepare and review research related contracts and where appropriate case manage those projects from project initiation to project closure
  • Give both general and specialist advice to researchers, faculty support staff and other Research Office team members on contract matters
  • Assist with the review of applications and apply for assessment permits from relevant export control authorities
  • Assist with training in faculties regards export control legislation

 

To be successful in securing the role you will:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent time management and workload co-ordination skills including the ability to  manage, assess and prioritise a large and diverse workload with deadlines
    • Ability to be a team player who can operate independently and  unsupervised
    • Handle confidential and sensitive information discretely

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $99,324 to $113,119 pa (HEW 8)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

 

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

 

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

 

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

 APPLY NOW

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

 

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. 

 

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC131296

 

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

 

Closing Date:   9th May, 2019 at 11.59pm(AEST)

 

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance

 

At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

 

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

 

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


 

University of South Australia

Senior Advisor: Contracts Establishment (HEO 8) - closing 12 May


  • Based in the Research and Innovation Services located at Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary range: $96,150 - $108,705 per annum (plus super)

 

About the Job

The Senior Advisor: Contracts Establishment manages the Contracts Establishment team responsible for the expedient processing of legal agreements for research projects, while ensuring that the University’s risk exposure is managed effectively for all contracts.   This includes providing expert advice to senior UniSA staff, negotiating contract provisions with collaborating partners, and ensuring that researchers are aware of, and understand contract implications.

This position will also contribute to the University’s ability to develop business opportunities for research through the provision of proactive advice related to University policies, the design and scope of contract agreements, and processes that will ensure risks are managed and activities are undertaken efficiently.



Skills and Experience

To be considered, you will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant field combined with significant experience and/or extensive knowledge and experience along with significant skills in contract negotiation and administration.  You will also have demonstrated experience in critiquing legal documents and providing feedback to stakeholders as well as ability to exercise initiative and judgement and make recommendations and give advice to senior UniSA staff.  A client-focused approach to the delivery of service, and an ability to network and build constructive working relationships are essential in this role.



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.  Please address your cover letter for the role to Julie Bennett, Senior Recruitment Consultant.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number #1743.



Applications close: 11:30pm Sunday 12 May 2019

Previous applicants need not apply. 

 

CLICK HERE for a copy of the position description

 

UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.