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University of Tasmania

Manager, Research Performance & Analysis


Faculty/Institute/Division: Research Division
School/Section: Office of Research Services
Campus: Sandy Bay
Classification: HEO10
Date: August 2017

The Manager, Research Performance & Analysis assists the University to maintain its leading role within Australia and growing its global research standing by having responsibility for and leading the University’s research performance interpretation and analysis.

In the role you will:

  • Provide strategic and operational leadership to the Research Performance and Analysis Unit, having responsibility for the performance and outcomes of the Unit
  • Continual development of institutional relevant, high-level, data informed strategy recommendations regarding research performance analysis, models, and results
  • Identify, develop, implement and review innovative methods and approaches for data collection and research analysis for the University in support of its strategic direction.
  • Drive the development of research business intelligence to underpin research policy and strategy, monitor and measure performance, and provide timely feedback and information to the research community.
  • Responsibility for the management of programs such as the Excellence in Research Australia exercise, the Research Performance Expectations activities and requisite government research related reporting (e.g. HERDC). This will include the oversight of data modelling and analysis, report submission, consultation and ongoing review mechanisms.

Click here for the Position Description.

 You will be employed on a full time ongoing basis.

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 10 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $134,068 comprising base salary of $114,588 plus 17% superannuation.

 For further information about this position please contact Nigel Blundell, Acting Executive Director, Research Operations, Nigel.Blundell@utas.edu.au / 03 6226 1994.

 Applications close Monday, 28 August 2017.

 

 


 

CSIRO

Project Support Officer Capturing Heterosis Project - Part-time


  •  Dynamic part-time role - approximately 22 hours per week
  •  Self-reliant, motivated individual required to support a strategic international project
  • Join an established, internationally recognised research team and really make a difference!

The position:

As a Project Support Officer with CSIRO Agriculture and Food, you will work closely with the Science Leader of a multi-party international humanitarian project, Capturing Heterosis. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the project involves six international science agencies in addition to CSIRO.

In this key role, you will coordinate the administrative and science communication aspects of the project including:

• General administrative support on the efficient and effective operations of the project

• Supporting the Science Leader in the successful delivery of project objectives

• Management of a project communications portal (already established)

• Arrange logistics for an international face-to-face meeting with all project parties (2019)

• Assisting the Science Leader with the development of a multi-party grant proposal (2018)

   (potentially extending the role for an additional term)

If you have significant expertise providing high-level administrative support in a biological and or biomedical research enterprise, and you’re available to work approximately 22 hours per week, click on the ‘Position Details’ link below for more info on this interesting and essential support role. Apply today!

Location: Waite Campus, Urrbrae (Adelaide) South Australia
Salary: AU $61K to AU $78K plus up to 15.4% superannuation (pro-rata for part-time)
Tenure: Approximate term of 1 year and 9 months (ending 30 June, 2019)
Ref No.: 45581

We recommend that you view the Position Details for this role before preparing your application – Position Details

At CSIRO we invent the future. We use science and technology to solve real issues and make a difference to industry, people and the planet. As Australia’s national science agency we’ve been pushing the edge of what’s possible for almost 90 years. Collectively, our innovation and excellence places us in the top ten applied research agencies in the world. We Collaborate to Innovate.

CSIRO provides a diverse and inclusive workplace by focusing on gender equality, support and development of women in leadership, increasing the employment of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and supporting the LGBTI+ community and others with diverse backgrounds. We offer a supportive environment where employee wellbeing is a top priority.

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.

How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity please submit one document incorporating a resume and covering letter which includes formal responses to the Pre-requisites, Essential and Desirable Criteria (outlined on the Position Details document at the link above). Applicants who do not provide formal responses to the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close: Wednesday 30 August, 2017 (11:59pm AEST)

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

 

 


 

Australian Catholic University

Research Project Officer


Job No: 972743
Campus Location: Strathfield
Functional Unit: Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Work Type: Fixed term full time

  • Work in a world-class research program
  • Opportunity to be involved in multiple research projects from inception to completion
  • Full-time, fixed term position (3 years), located in Strathfield initially and moving to 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 eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

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 Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) has a recognised world-class research program characterised by the attraction of prestigious externally funded grants and research partnerships, publications in top tier scholarly works, a world-class research training experience for HDR students, and best practice Institute governance procedures.

The motivation and behaviour research program is a newly formed program with IPPE.  The program focuses on research designed to understand human motivation and behaviour in order to promote wellbeing.   

This role will provide high level support for two large-scale research projects within IPPE’s Motivation and Behaviour Research program under the direction of the Research Programs Operations Manager:

 

  1. A series of neuroscience studies examining motivational processes during the performance of various cognitive tasks; 
  2. The development of research scales for the assessment of student motivation in university settings; studies involving the assessment of student motivation, personality traits, cognitive abilities, and academic performance.

 

More specifically the role will entail:

  • supporting researchers and coordinating research assistants
  • participant recruitment and scheduling, data collection and processing, developing reports and participant databases
  • administration duties including organising meeting attendance
  • preparing applications for Human Research Ethics Review as well as processing and cleaning data in accordance with policy and legislation.

The successful applicant will receive training for data collection using neuroimaging research methods.

You will need to have:

  • a degree in a relevant discipline (a higher degree in social and/or personality psychology, neuroscience, counselling, or education would be viewed favourably)
  • demonstrated project management and teamwork capability
  • commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • experience conducting large-scale longitudinal questionnaire studies and in using experimental research methods.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description Research Project Officer HEW 6 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 $89,619 - $96,302 pa, including salary component $75,727 - $81,376 pa (HEW Level 6), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to  Deborah Blackmore, Research Program Operations Manager, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (02) 9701 4633

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

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

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.

Applications Close: Wednesday 30 August 2017


 

Monash University

Senior Business and Engagement Officer


Job No: 566150
Faculty/Portfolio:
Faculty of Arts
Arts Faculty Office
Arts Research and Business Development
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration:
$82,645 - $90,646 pa HEW Level 07
(includes 17% employer superannuation)

  • Achieve at a world top 100 university
  • Develop your skills
  • Join a dynamic team

If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen.  With leading academics and world-class infrastructure, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity

Monash Arts is one of the largest, most diverse and dynamic arts faculties in Australia, with particular strengths in the humanities, performing arts, languages and social sciences. The Arts Research and Business Development Office is responsible for supporting the Dean and Associate Dean Research and the broader arts research community in delivering the outcomes of the faculty’s research and business development strategy.

The Arts Research and Business Development Office is seeking a Senior Business and Engagement Officer to coordinate the provision of high-quality advice and support to researchers and the Arts Research and Business Development (ARBDO) management team in the areas of business development, research engagement opportunities and impact activities in support of the faculty’s strategy.

Reporting to the Partnerships and Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for supporting successful grant capture, partnership and collaborative activities and capacity building in all areas of research engagement.  Ensuring that professional staff and researchers have high quality support and materials to help them to engage with external partners including government, industry, and community and non-government agencies to gain the largest research impact is key to this role.

You will have a relevant degree with subsequent relevant experience, or extensive experience of research administration.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs"

Enquiries

Ms Bev Baugh, Group Manager, Research and Business Development, 03 9902 4586.

Applications

To view a detailed Position Description and to submit an application, please visit:
http://www.monash.edu/jobs

Closing Date

Thursday 31 August 2017, 11.55pm AEST


 

University of Technology Sydney

Research Projects Coordinator


UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.  

The Faculty of Health is recruiting for a Research Projects Coordinator to provide specialist support to the Faculty’s Research Development Manager (RDM) and to help advance the Faculty’s strategic research objectives. 

The Faculty offers innovative, practice-based education and high impact research that focuses on improving health outcomes in both local and global communities.  We have two primary research objectives: to encourage and improve our academic research profile and to build a strong research student base.         

 In this role you will ensure that all research administrative and financial matters are prioritised appropriately and handled efficiently, effectively and professionally. You will provide administrative support to researchers and the Faculty Research Office. This will include budget development; project establishment, management and reporting; as well as reporting activities during post grant award phase and supporting research governance.

You will bring to this role:

  • Significant and broad knowledge of research management, operations and administration, and of policy, procedures and systems at UTS or similar and experience in coordinating the submission of research funding applications.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills and ability to contribute to continuous improvement in operations, processes and service delivery and to provide advice and solve problems based on precedents or through collaboration.
  • Experience in accounting and financial management and demonstrated experience in successful budget development and management.
  • Experience in successful project management and successfully managing several multifaceted projects at once.
  • You will have superior and effective communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to interact effectively with a diverse range of staff at various levels across the University and externally.

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $77,656 to $84,082 pa (HEW 6)

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. 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 36 months.  Part-time flexibility may be considered where suitable.

 

How to Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC99229, please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria - click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. Your application should include a current resume, cover letter and an address to the key selection criteria as listed in this advertisement. 

  

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.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC99229. Apply here

Specific enquiries regarding the role may be directed to Ms Karen Gomez, Research Development Manager, on 02 9514 4836.

Specific enquires or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on 02 9514 1080.

 

Closing Date:  Thursday 31st August 2017 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.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

 


 

  

The University of Melbourne

Strategic Operations Manager - Stem Cells Australia


Job No.: 0031256
Work type: Fixed Term 
Location: Parkville 

Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: $115,726 – $120,404 p.a.plus 9.5% superannuation (Full time, Fixed term position until 31 Dec 2018)

Stem Cells Australia (SCA) http://www.stemcellsaustralia.edu.au/ is a $21m Special Research Initiative funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC). Led by Professor Melissa Little, the initiative links Australia’s experts in stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, bioengineering, nanotechnology, advanced molecular analysis and clinical research with the aim of exploring the fundamental mechanisms in stem cell regulation and differentiation, and the translation of this knowledge into therapeutic applications.

With a recent change of leadership, SCA is seeking a highly experienced Strategic Operations Manager to help SCA position itself for the future in stem cell research nationally. This will require scoping of SCA and external stem cell research activities, and the identification of transformative programs in health, industry and education.

As the most senior professional staff member in SCA, the Strategic Operations Manager will provide administrative leadership to the initiative, and ensure SCA’s resources and operations are managed strategically across the eight collaborating institutions. They will work closely with the Program Leader, Deputy Program Leader and Policy and Outreach Manager to devise and enable strategies for the development, growth and achievement of the initiative’s goals. The incumbent will have substantial experience in business and financial planning, and will be required to develop and foster relationships with a range of stakeholders such as international advisory committees, research theme leaders and the Australian Biotech industry.

Position Description and Selection Criteria

Download File 0031256.pdf

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


Applications close: 04 Sep 2017 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time 


 

Australian Catholic University

Research Assistant


Job No:                     972762
Campus Location:   Melbourne
Functional Unit:       School of Allied Health
Work Type:               Continuing part time

  • Support local and national Allied Health projects
  • Research and administration focus
  • Continuing, part-time position (0.5 FTE) located in Melbourne

 

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

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 National School of Allied Health is located on five of the University’s campuses: Melbourne, Canberra, Strathfield, Sydney and Brisbane. The School is responsible for delivery of programs in four professional disciplines: Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Public Health and Social Work. 

The Research Assistant will provide research support to a variety of research projects both locally and nationally within the research program of the National Head of School. Liaising and collaborating with members of research teams as well as key external stakeholders, your role will involve: 

  • organising, distributing and collating study materials
  • conducting literature searches and maintaining a bibliographic database
  • assisting with analysis of qualitative data and quantitative data
  • completing a range of research-administration activities as well as report preparation.

To be successful you will need: 

  • a degree in allied health, social sciences, epidemiology, psychology or a related discipline
  • prior experience in health research including evidence of capacity to implement research protocols
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • demonstrated experience with data analysis.

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 (Research Assistant 11033 HEW 6.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 $89,617 - $96,302 (pro rata) pa, including salary component $75,727 - $81,376 (pro rata) pa (HEW Level 6), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. 

To discuss this opportunity further, contact Professor Christine Imms, National Head of School of Allied Health via (03) 9953 3404 

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: Monday 4 September 2017

Advertised: 21 Aug 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 04 Sep 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Apply now

 

 


 

University of Technology Sydney

Research Ethics Administrator


Research Operations & Management (ROM), Research and Innovation Office (RIO)

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 

The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) is recruiting for a Research Ethics Administrator to play a key role in the provision of a wide range of research ethics administration support and office wide administrative duties.  

You will provide support to the Research Ethics Officer, Research Ethics Manager, Chairpersons and members of the University's ethics and biosafety committees, as well as other staff and students. In this role, you will ensure the timely administration of complex applications and approvals throughout their lifecycle, and help coordinate the University's ethics and biosafety committees to ensure they operate effectively and efficiently.

The Research and Information Office is responsible for university contract and collaborative research, and for research commercialisation. RIO has four functional areas; Research Operations and Management, Research Engagement, and Research Intelligence and Quality.

 

The main duties/responsibilities: 

  • Respond to enquiries and information requests from the UTS research community at reception, in person, on the telephone or via email.
  • Facilitate communication with researchers regarding the requirements for, and outcomes of their applications.
  • Work directly with staff and students to provide advice on applications prior to submission (advice ranging from simple administrative to legislative and ethical considerations) and seek advice from the REO or REM in relation to more complex and sensitive matters.
  • Provide high quality administrative support to the UTS Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), Expedited Review Committee (ERC), Clinical trials Sub-Committee (CTSC), Animal Care and Ethics Committee (ACEC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
  • Assist with the development of standard office processes and procedures in relation to research ethics and biosafety.
  • Contribute to office-wide projects, such as continuous improvement, by raising ideas and in some cases documenting / designing / revising processes relevant to the role.

 

To be successful in securing the role you will have:

  • a certificate or Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent administrative experience.
  • a strong customer service attitude.
  • a high level of accuracy, literacy, numeracy and attention to detail.
  • the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • good problem solving skills.

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $66,945 to $76,585 pa (HEW 5)

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

Prior to commencing your application for IRC99284, please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria - click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Please note that 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.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC99284.

 

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.

Please be advised that as part of the selection process that you may be requested to deliver a presentation, the audience for which may include individuals not on the Selection Panel.

Closing Date:  Monday 4th September 2017 at 11.59pm(AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.