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Garvan Institute

Contract Manager - Research Agreements


Garvan’s research is focused upon understanding the genetic, molecular and cellular processes that underpin human biology, health and disease as the basis for developing future preventions, treatments and cures. To do this, it endeavours to attract, support and sustain the most gifted scientists.

Our administration and support teams are no different, and are focused on the same outcomes by providing the infrastructure and pathways to enable research excellence and implementation into the healthcare system and the innovation economy. Like our scientists, we only recruit the best talent for our support teams.  Our support teams are experts in their fields and are driven by the dynamic culture, cutting edge facilities and innovative research that the Garvan offers.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a commercially astute Manager to work within our small, busy Legal team. You who will take a lead role in negotiating, reviewing and managing agreements relating to Garvan’s research activities and intellectual property. You will have the opportunity to develop your expertise with a strong and talented team. You will also work closely with other Institute teams including Business Development & Innovation, Grants Administration and Research Governance to ensure agreements entered into by the Institute are appropriately risk managed and consistent with Garvan’s strategic objectives.

Key responsibilities and duties include:

  • Acting as the point of contact for any agreements between Garvan researchers and external parties
  • Negotiating, preparing and managing a range of academic and commercial agreements (such as research, inter-institutional, material transfer and licence agreements) to facilitate research related activities and to provide assistance to the Business Development and Innovation team
  • Monitoring post-contract activities
  • Advising on intellectual property protection
  • Developing, reviewing and implementing policies, procedures and systems in relation to Legal office activities and risk management to improve productivity and effectiveness
  • Running various internal training programs for researchers
  • Preparing reports for the Garvan Board & Executive Management Group

This full-time position will initially be offered on a 3-year fixed term with a possibility of extension or conversion to permanent. 

About You

You will possess the following key qualifications and skills:

  • Honours degree in chemistry, cell or molecular biology, or related field – or equivalent experience. A postgraduate qualification in the fields above and/or in business will be highly regarded.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a research environment, followed by 3 years in industry, technology transfer or another relevant environment 
  • Commercially astute with an understanding of intellectual property (its protection and exploitation)
  • Impeccable attention to detail and strong proof reading skills
  • Ability to build rapport and maintain solid working relationships
  • Ability to review and negotiate legal agreements
  • Ability to systematically analyse complex problems, draw relevant conclusions and implement appropriate solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in a way that others can readily follow
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise work in a dynamic environment

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted via the Garvan Careers site via the link below. Applications from other sites/channels will unfortunately not be considered.

http://garvan.applynow.net.au/jobs/GC201859

Your application should include: 

  • A cover letter
  • Your resume including 3 referees
  • Copies of relevant qualifications / academic transcripts

Only applicants with full working rights in Australia are eligible to apply for this role.

Closing Date

As we are reviewing applications as they are received, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

 

Flinders University

Contracts Officer


Ref 494765

Under general to broad direction, the Contracts Officer is responsible for providing research contract administration and management services to the Flinders University researchers. This includes working closely with researchers in the preparation, review and negotiation of various types of standard form research contracts: research project variations, confidentiality agreements for research purposes and IP sharing with external parties; memoranda of understanding with industry or other research institutions, material transfer agreements and subcontracting arrangements with government, industry and other research institutions.

 

  • Research Development and Support, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • Location: Bedford Park, SA
  • Available on continuing, full-time basis
  • Salary (HEO6): $75,223 to $80,340 pa
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation

Full details including how to apply on-line can be found at our Jobs@Flinders website: http://jobs.flinders.edu.au/cw/en/job/494765/contracts-officer

 

Applications close: 11:00am, Monday 18 June 2018


 

AucklandUniServices

Funds Advisor


At UniServices, we bring ideas to life. We partner with the best minds in academia and business to apply intelligent thinking to ideas that have the potential to change the world.

Together with our partners, we look to the future, imagine the possibilities, and innovate for public and private good. For nearly 30 years, we've collaborated with hundreds of organisations on thousands of projects in New Zealand and around the world.

UniServices has two international subsidiaries and operates in more than 30 countries, with over 500 employees of our own and access to many more academic staff from the University of Auckland. The work of UniServices supports the leadership position of the University of Auckland, and allows the University to expand and enhance its capabilities in commercial and basic research.

We now have an opportunity for a Funds Advisor in our Funds and Submissions team.

To be effective in this role you will possess the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A talent for relationship management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A tolerance for ambiguity
  • Ability to multi-task in a high volume deadline-driven environment
  • A collaborative approach to being a real team player

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing advice to researchers and support staff on the requirements of a specific portfolio of funders
  • Coordinating campaigns for funding rounds to key domestic funders, working closely with other support contributors
  • Supporting the fund-specific steering committees and related working groups, as well as facilitating a range of workshops and other similar initiatives as required
  • Engaging successfully in peer-to-peer business relationships with the assigned funders

A relevant tertiary qualification and ideally a minimum of five years' experience working in a large complex organisation is essential. Research Management experience within a public/government agency will be an advantage.

Please apply by submitting your CV and covering letter online by 5pm on Friday, 22 June 2018.

For further information, please contact Lisa Morrison, Recruitment Advisor, People and Culture on l.morrison@auckland.ac.nz

To apply for this role, please visit https://careers.uniservices.co.nz/ and enter reference 5002

Applications close: 5pm Friday 22 June 2018


 

The University of Melbourne

Senior Grants Officer (Major Initiatives, Contracts & Grants)


Research, Innovation and Commercialisation
University Services

Employment Type: Full Time / continuing   

Salary: AUD$88,171- AUD$95,444 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About the role

The Senior Grants Officer (Major initiatives, Contracts and Grants, MICG) will provide efficient and effective pre-and post-award support for research grants as well as assisting researchers and the University to meet obligations to research sponsors and collaborators. This may include support for international grants, grants under the Medical Research Future fund and other high value or strategic initiatives.

You will be required to work and move across MICG teams as required, and work across the grants lifecycle. You will exercise a high degree of independence, mature judgement and liaise directly with University of Melbourne staff and external parties. There will be scope  to develop, maintain, and remediate where necessary, effective working relationships with Academic Divisions and Chancellery to ensure high quality and timely service delivery.

You will be expected to lead or take a major role in the development of strategies and systems to enhance grant applications and manage application rounds.

Working collaboratively with MICG Managers and other team members, this role will provide advice, guidance and mentoring to Grants Officers on pre and post award matters for various funding schemes.

Three positions are available under this advertisement.

About you

  • A tertiary degree and/or relevant work related experience or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Experience providing service-oriented pre- and post-award administration of research grants
  • Flexible and adaptable with demonstrated ability to work in different areas within a team
  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment

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  

Enquiries only to:
Jessica Brody Tel +61 3 8344 9104 Email jessica.brody@unimelb.edu.au

Please do not send your application to this contact

For position information and to apply online go to https://careers.pageuppeople.com/422/ci/en/job/896757/senior-grants-officer-micg-x-3-positions

Close date: 25 June 2018


 

The University of Adelaide

Senior Research Grants Officer


Job no: 498786
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: HEO7, Education, Marketing, Project Management and Project Support, Student Services and Learning support, Sustainability, Teaching Support

  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Senior Research Grants Officer managing international grant funding applications and awards

Research Services supports the University's research endeavours and performance by providing services to the research community. Services relate to oversight of the Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) data collection, supporting applications for competitive research grants and fellowships, research compliance and regulatory activities, intellectual property management, contract research and consulting and legal advice.

The Senior Research Grants Officer is part of the Research Grants Unit team and is responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality research management services and is responsible for coordinating pre and post award administration of a portfolio of grant schemes.  The Senior Research Grants Officer will exercise a high degree of independence, mature judgement and liaise directly with University senior officers and external parties

The Senior Research Grants Officer is accountable for high quality grant services designed to streamline administration and increase the level and diversity of external research funding of the University of Adelaide They are responsible for coordinating pre and post award administration of a portfolio of research grants schemes; organising seminars and helping staff to target programs and prepare quality applications, notifying staff of outcomes, liaising with sponsors, Faculties, Schools, Institutes and grant holders; and coordinating services with Research & Business Partnerships, Research Accounting, Human Resources, Adelaide Graduate Centre and other areas of central university administration.

Salary: Higher Education Officer level 7 ($85,105 - $95,231 per annum).

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% may apply.

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately. 

Position requirements

To be successful you should have: 

  1. Demonstrated ability to provide high quality advice to staff on research grant administration issues, including pre and post award matters.
  2. Demonstrated high-level conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  3. Demonstrated high-level interpersonal and written communication skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to show initiative, instigate and undertake tasks with minimum supervision and work effectively both independently and as a team member.
  5. Excellent organisational skills including an ability to work to tight (externally imposed} deadlines.

Please address and upload your responses to the 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Karen Burke, Director - Research Grants, Research Services telephone: 8313 1732  or email: karen.burke@adelaide.edu.au

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Closing date: COB, Monday, 25 June 2018 5:00 PM Cen. Australia Standard Time 

 


 

Edith Cowan University

HDR Communication Adviser


CENTRE FOR LEARNING AND TEACHING
JOONDALUP AND MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUSES
$98,558—$111,206 (HEW 8)
FULL TIME, ONGOING

Overview
Edith Cowan University is a large multi-campus university with a rich history in Western Australian education. The Centre for Learning and Teaching at Edith Cowan University delivers a comprehensive suite of services and programmes that promotes high quality learning and teaching outcomes for students and academic staff. Based predominantly at the Joondalup Campus, the Centre for Learning and Teaching plays a key role in designing and implementing future teaching and learning strategies and enhancing the student experience.

The Role
The Centre for Learning and Teaching is seeking a dynamic, innovative and experienced Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Communication Adviser to work within a small team dedicated to developing postgraduate research students’ communication skills. With specialist qualifications in learning support and/or research communication, the successful applicant will enact an evidenced-based approach to the development of oral and written communication skills, supporting ECU’s strategic directions in research training. Based at the Joondalup campus, the HDR Communication Adviser will contribute to the development of high quality resources for both online and on campus students and develop highly collaborative relationships with the academic and student support communities.

Selection Criteria

  • Completion of a relevant doctoral qualification, or equivalent expertise gained from a combination of research degree, experience and professional accreditation
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of current pedagogies relevant to academic writing and oral communication in higher degree research environments
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of techniques for improving HDR writing and oral communication skills, including structuring academic arguments and documents, and thesis, exegesis and oral examination preparation
  • Proven ability to diagnose, correct and explain patterns of English grammar errors in student writing, ideally gained through a CELTA or TESOL qualification
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the development of programs to increase online engagement and support of HDR student learning
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience supporting people of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • A highly collaborative approach with a record of having achieved significant goals through teamwork
You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $98,558—$111,206 plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to call Kylie Stevenson on (08) 6304 6437 for more information.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a concise statement addressing the selection criteria above with reference to the Position Description.

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.

Position Description 

How to apply:

Applications close on Sunday 1st July 2018 at 11:30pm WST.


 

Australian National University

Senior Research Management Officer


Job no: 525300 Work type: Fixed Term Location: Canberra / ACT Categories: Professional

 

 

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 (Administration)  Salary package:  $78,956 - $91157,per annum plus 17% superannuation Term: Full-time, 12 months fixed term

The Joint Colleges of Science (JCS) administration team delivers high quality administrative support and leadership to the core academic activities of research and education for the ANU Joint Colleges of Science, the most research intensive unit of the University. Befitting the ANU’s place among the top 20 universities on the planet, our academics produce research that changes lives, and life as we know it. They are committed to solving problems through big picture and applied scientific research, to improving health outcomes for people around the world, and to the sustainable, secure and equitable use of global resources. Our students learn from these world-class researchers.

Proudly supporting this academic enterprise, the JCS administration team fosters a dynamic working environment where collaboration and communication are valued, problems are met with innovative solutions, and change is embraced. This allows our highly skilled staff to influence best practice within the University, and to make significant contributions to process and system improvements. To us, a good leader is one who leads by example, empowers others, and invests in people, their career and development.

Position overview

The Senior Research Management Officer is a part of the Research Management team in JCS administration.  This is a key administrative role delivering high quality research management services to scientists within a supportive team environment.  The successful applicant will  be an experienced administrator with the ability to prioritise competing deadlines and interpret and provide strategic advice on policy and funding guidelines.

Successful applicants will have demonstrated experience in research management, a strong customer service focus with well-developed liaison skills, and the ability to exercise judgement and initiative.  Excellent administration and organisational skills are essential, together with the ability to problem solve and work cooperatively as a member of a team.

Science qualifications, including science communication, will be highly regarded. An interest in science and/or medicine is a must!

The Research Office in the Joint Colleges of Science offers a stimulating environment within one of the best universities in the world. Creativity and collaboration are strongly encouraged. On the job training and professional development opportunities are provided to support you to reach your full potential in this exciting role.

This is a full time, fixed term, administrative position with the possibility of continuing employment. A merit list will be created from the recruitment process to fill current and expected vacancies. 

Enquiries: Please contact Eva Lerable, T: (02) 6125 9320 E: eva.lerable@anu.edu.au
The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application information

In order to apply for this role please ensure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the relevant selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 12 Jun 2018 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time Applications close: 24 Jun 2018 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time


 

Australian National University

Assistant Manager, Research Management


Job no: 525288 Work type: Fixed Term Location: Canberra / ACT Categories: Professional

 

 

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Administration)  Salary package:  $95,894 - $102,664 per annum, plus 17% Superannuation

Term: Full-time, 12 months fixed term

  • A stimulating environment to provide support for cutting edge research
  • Creativity and strong analytical skills are highly valued
  • Professional development and training opportunities in a supportive work environment 

The Joint Colleges of Science (JCS) administration team delivers high quality administrative support and leadership to the core academic activities of research and education for the ANU Joint Colleges of Science, the most research-intensive unit of the Australian National University. Befitting the University’s place among the top 25 universities on the planet, our academics produce research that changes lives and life, as we know it. They are committed to solving problems through big picture and applied scientific research, to improving health outcomes for people around the world, and to the sustainable, secure and equitable use of global resources. Our students follow in the footsteps of these world-class researchers.

Proudly supporting this academic enterprise, the JCS administration team fosters a dynamic working environment where collaboration and communication are valued, problems are met with innovative solutions, and change is embraced. This allows our highly skilled staff to influence best practice within the University, and to make significant contributions to process and system improvements. To us, a good leader is one who leads by example, empowers others, and invests in people, their career and development.  

 

Position overview

As team leader of one of our Research Management teams, you will have the opportunity to exhibit your high-level capacity in research management and your outstanding leadership attributes. Working within a strong peer network, you will lead the operations and people management of a team supporting research in Schools across the ANU College of Health and Medicine and the ANU College of Science.

Successful applicants will have demonstrated experience in research management, exceptional leadership skills, a strong customer service focus with well-developed liaison skills, and the ability to think strategically.  Excellent administration and organisational skills are essential, together with the ability to problem solve, exercise initiative and work cooperatively as a member of a team.

 

Enquiries: Please contact Eva Lerable, T: (02) 6125 9320 E: eva.lerable@anu.edu.au


The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application information

In order to apply for this role please ensure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the relevant selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV)

  • The names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor).

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 13 Jun 2018 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time Applications close: 1 Jul 2018 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Charles Darwin University

Research Systems Coordinator


Office of Research and Innovation
3 years full time, fixed term appointment
HEW Level 6/7 Salary $73,671 to $87,258 per annum
Plus 17% superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave
Casuarina Campus, Darwin

 

An opportunity to demonstrate your technical information systems abilities and your talent for consultative stakeholder communication and support.

 

Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) existing research portfolio is impressive for a youthful university. Ranked in the top 2% of world universities, CDU is currently placed 31st in the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years of age.  

 

The Research Systems and Performance team are the central research administrative unit responsible for monitoring and supporting research performance through providing systems and processes to collect, maintain, report, analyse and showcase information about the University’s research activities. 

 

As Research Systems Coordinator within the Office of Research and Innovation you will play a lead role in ensuring smooth operation of the research information systems and related tools to support administration of the University’s research activities. This includes taking responsibility for the administration and ongoing maintenance and development of the research information systems.

 

Your highly developed interpersonal and communication skills will complement your technical expertise. Working collaboratively with stakeholders to clearly investigate and identify their needs, providing advice on the optimal use of currently available research systems and tools, and offering ongoing support will be a core focus of this role.

 

Technical functions such as system maintenance, application upgrades, application configuration and role-based user access, troubleshooting and issue tracking will also make up an integral part of your regular responsibilities.

 

The demonstrated ability to self-motivate, use initiative and work autonomously with minimal supervision will be critical to your success, as will be the ability to make sound judgements and manage and prioritise your time effectively to deliver outcomes and meet deadlines.

 

A degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in Information Technology is essential for this role, as is extensive experience in leading client support activities, small project management, and systems support. You will be particularly adept at using current and new technologies relating to web-based information management systems and connections between systems, along with a high level of competence in the use of Office 365 software.

 

Please click on the following link to view details of the selection criteria: Position Profile

 

For a confidential discussion please contact Christine Edward on 08 8946 7008 or email christine.edward@cdu.edu.au

 

For more information or to apply, click APPLY NOW.


Closing date: 26 June 2018