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MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY

HDR Manager (Scholarships and Management)


Job no: 501244
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration

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

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

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

Higher Degree Research Office
The HDR Scholarships and Management Team is responsible for the management of scholarships, fees, financial management, marketing, advertising, and projects for research and associated research pathway program candidates, both domestic and international.

The Role
An exciting and challenging opportunity currently exists for a HDR Manager (Scholarships and Management) within the Higher Degree Research Office. 


Reporting to the Deputy Director, Higher Degree Research Partnerships and Scholarships you will:

  • Manage a team to provide information and support for staff and students across the HDR Scholarship life cycle including the provision of policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Contribute to the planning and development of HDR Projects and activities to deliver the HDR strategic objectives.
  • Develop, implement and re-evaluate rules, policies, procedures and guidelines related to HDR scholarships
  • Build and manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders;
  • Coordinate HDR events and marketing activities related to HDR prospective candidates, Cotutelle and Joint PhD scholarships programs.
  • Provide support and advice to the Executive Director and Deputy Director, HDRO on matters relating to HDR scholarships;
  • Coordinate and track scholarship program performance against HDR key performance indicators.
  • Coordinate the University's Annual Progress Report (APR) process for HDR students.

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

  • Degree in a relevant field and/or extensive relevant experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Australian Higher Education environment specifically relating to Higher Degree Research.
  • Knowledge and understanding of University/HDR and management systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of HDR research scholarship schemes, HDR reporting systems, databases in an Australian Higher Education environment with the University's research profile.
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements (e.g. ESOS, AQF, Autonomous Sanctions Act, Code of Conduct for Responsible Research etc).
  • Demonstrated experience in working with research scholarship schemes and projects.
  • Experience in managing a team.
  • High level communication skills with exemplary interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated success working in a team environment and collaborating with a range of stakeholders.


Salary Package:  from $96,328 to $107,187 (HEW Level 8) plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Barbara Watson, Deputy Director, HDR Partnerships and Scholarships on barbara.watson@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Jason Abbott, HR Graduate Intern on jason.abbott@mq.edu.au

Position Description: Download File HDR Manager (Scholarships and Management) PD June 2017 v2.docx

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

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

Advertised: 07 Jul 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 21 Jul 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time

University of the Sunshine Coast

Senior Research Development Officer - Industry


Reference No:  2160
Supervisor:  Associate Director, Office of Research
Salary Level: Classification Level 8 (Salary range A$92,743 to A$105,035 gross per annum plus up to 17 percent employer superannuation contributions)
Work type: Full Time - Ongoing
Location: Sippy Downs

Overview of the Role

Under the direction of the Associate Director, Research Development, the Senior Research Development Officer - Industry (SRDO-I) is responsible for the efficient and effective identification and development of initiatives and activities targeted toward raising the profile of the University with industry and research end users.

With a primary focus on direct industry and leveraged funding, the SRDO-I provides strategic advice and support to researchers in the identification of external funding opportunities, and all facets of research development and research management to augment the building of research capacity and capability development. This will require the incumbent to have strong communication and organisational skills including the ability to control and coordinate multiple complex projects, demonstrate initiative and work with minimal supervision to assist with the planning and staging of professional development programs for the research community, providing expert advice, mentoring and support to applicants and prospective applicants for research funding, identifying and mitigating risks and contributing to the provision of effective staff development programs and activities related to all aspects of grantsmanship.

The incumbent will need to demonstrate the ability to conceptualise, implement and review administrative processes and policies with a commitment to continuous improvement utilising well developed writing and editing skills, advanced computer literacy and proficiency in a variety of web based applications. These skills will be essential for coordinating bid rounds and research development campaigns, interpretation of funding policy, scoping and writing proposals, providing technical, quality and strategic feedback, and undertaking pre-submission compliance review, as well as contributing to the implementation of initiatives and service improvements to bring about constructive change in research governance and/or services.

The SRDO-I will also be responsible for liaising and negotiating directly with both internal and external stakeholders including sourcing of external funding by facilitating interactions between researchers, industry partners and other key stakeholders and assisting researchers in securing external funding for their research either via direct industry funding or leveraged grant funding. The SRDO-I will also contribute to the commercialisation of University research through effective communication and facilitation of early discussions with relevant parties, undertaking initial patent searches, and providing advice to researchers, as well as identifying and supporting the development of proposals for funding from industry, end users and alternative funding sources. The incumbent will also be responsible for negotiating research contracts and agreements with industry partners, external funding agencies and subcontractors, including variations in consultation with researchers, relevant service divisions and University outsourced legal providers as required.

The successful candidate will have a postgraduate qualification in a relevant field or a combination of relevant experience, education and/or training. Successful experience in funded research administration in a higher education institution as well as demonstrated knowledge of the current research funding environment, national policies and intellectual property are required. Experience in identifying and promoting research opportunities in a university or other relevant organisations would be highly regarded.

In addition, all USC staff are expected to collaborate and contribute to the efficient and effective functioning of their work area, communicate in an inclusive and effective manner and respectfully engage with others.

A role statement is not intended to limit the scope or accountabilities of a role but to highlight the key aspects of the role. The aspects mentioned above may be altered in accordance with the changing requirements of the role.

To apply for this position, you will need to provide a Statement of Claims, your curriculum vitae/resume and an Application Cover Sheet. 

More Information:

Michelle Searle
Director, Office of Research
Telephone: +61 7 5459 4797
Email: msearle@usc.edu.au

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CLOSING DATE: 11:59 PM, 23 July 2017

University of the Sunshine Coast

Research Ethics Officer


Reference No:  2161
Supervisor:  Associate Director, Office of Research
Salary Level: Classification Level 5 (Salary range A$64,572 to A$72,768 gross per annum plus up to 17 percent employer superannuation contributions)
Work type: Full Time - Ongoing
Location: Sippy Downs

Overview of the Role

Under the broad direction of the Associate Director, Office of Research and the Research Ethics, Integrity and Compliance Senior Officer, the Research Ethics Officer provides key administrative support to the Research Ethics, Integrity and Compliance team, and contributes to building and maintaining high ethical standards across USC. This position delivers support and continuous improvement of systems and processes that will enable USC to meet its legislative requirements.

The Research Ethics Officer (REO) will be responsible for undertaking administrative duties in relation to all aspects of research ethics, including high volume processing of ethics applications for the project duration; enquiry management; providing advice to stakeholders on matters relating to research ethics; assisting with management of the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and the Animal Ethics Committee (AEC), and managing ethics content on MyUSC and Blackboard. To be successful in this position, applicants must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, good problem-solving skills and judgement, advanced computer literacy, and exceptional administrative skills. Ideally the successful candidate will have knowledge of USC systems, such as Research Master and Rec Find, or the ability to acquire such knowledge, and experience in managing high volume workloads and administrative processes.

The successful candidate will hold a degree, or an associate diploma with at least two years’ relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training, and must demonstrate experience in interpreting legislation, policies and guidelines, and dealing with enquiries as well as providing accurate advice and quality service to stakeholders.

In addition, all USC staff are expected to collaborate and contribute to the efficient and effective functioning of their work area, communicate in an inclusive and effective manner and respectfully engage with others.

A role statement is not intended to limit the scope or accountabilities of a role but to highlight the key aspects of the role. The aspects mentioned above may be altered in accordance with the changing requirements of the role.

To apply for this position, you will need to provide a Statement of Claims, your curriculum vitae/resume and an Application Cover Sheet. 

 

More Information:

Samantha Valentine
Associate Director, Office of Research
Telephone: +61 7 5456 5449
Email: svalenti@usc.edu.au 

 

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CLOSING DATE: 11:59 PM, 23 July 2017

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

Senior Biosafety Advisor


Position No:  TBC
Department:  Ethics and Integrity
School: Research Office
Campus/Location: Bundoora
Classification: Higher Education Officer Level 8 (HEO8)
Employment Type: Fixed term, Part time (0.5 FTE)

Other benefits: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

 

Position Description 

The Research Office supports La Trobe University researchers, senior executive, academic leadership the Graduate Research School, two Colleges and Central & Support Services to facilitate excellent research outcomes for the University. The Office provides accurate and consistent advice and reporting, as well as flexible and efficient client services, with an emphasis on continuous business improvement. The Office serves to facilitate interactions between La Trobe University researchers and external partners - funding bodies, industry, government, and regulatory authorities.


The Ethics and Integrity team provides oversight of research integrity, research ethics, biosafety obligations and research policy at the University. The team administers the University review committees for animal, human and GMO/biohazardous research and supports these committees in all legal and regulatory obligations and reporting. The team also provides an advisory and education service for researchers, research administrators and review committee members.

As a member of the La Trobe Institutional Biosafety Committee (LTIBC) the position contributes to the development of policies and guidelines relating to biosafety and review of research involving hazardous biological materials and provides advice to the LTIBC for ratification. The position oversees the risk assessment of animal and human research/teaching projects which raise biosafety risk concerns, reporting these to the animal and human ethics committees.

The position is also responsible for the development and review of services which will ensure La Trobe is compliant with the regulatory requirements outlined in the Biosecurity Act 2015 and the Security Sensitive Biological Agents (SSBA) Regulatory Scheme. Similarly, the position is responsible for services which ensure La Trobe is compliant with export controls legislation as outlined in the Defence Trade Control Act (2012) and The Customs Act (1901).

The position actively contributes to the review of research policies and procedures relating to research ethics, biosafety and integrity at the University and for ensuring that advice, training and information resources are provided which educate and equip staff and students to conduct research with a high degree of responsibility.

Duties include:

Biosafety advice and assessment

  • Provide accurate and expert policy advice relating to biosafety and biosecurity to the La Trobe Institutional Biosafety Committee (LTIBC), in particular assessments of research and teaching projects involving biologically hazardous materials. The position will also advise the LTIBC on safety rules and work practices for the handling, storing and disposing of biologically hazardous materials.
  • Conduct risk and safety assessments of animal and human research and teaching projects potentially involving biologically hazardous materials and work directly with researchers to reduce or resolve these risks, reporting to the relevant committee on the risk mitigation of these projects.
  • Participate as a member of the LTIBC contributing to the review of the University’s biosafety management system and review of non-GMO research projects involving hazardous infectious agents and biological material.
  • Inspect laboratories where research potentially involving biologically hazardous materials is being conducted and develop an internal certification program of non-OGTR certified laboratories, based on AS/NZS 2243: 2002 standards, working with laboratory managers and coordinators in La Trobe Schools and Departments.
  • Establish and maintain a register of animal and human research and teaching projects which have required biosafety assessment and monitor finalisation of these projects and the disposal and/or ongoing storage of biologically hazardous materials.
  • Contribute to annual reporting by the AEC, LTIBC and UHEC to the Research and Graduate Studies Committee (RGSC).


Biosecurity advice and assessment

  • Provide accurate and expert policy advice on the legislative framework protecting biosecurity and the management of import permits and Approved Arrangement (AA) sites; and advice on the legislative framework for the management of security sensitive biological agents.
  • Coordinate and review a biosecurity management system for the La Trobe Research Office, working in cooperation with import permit and AA holders within the University and act as the Responsible Officer for the Department of Health’s SSBA Regulation Scheme.

Export Controls advice and assessment

  • Provide accurate and expert policy advice on export control requirements and manage submissions for defence export permits, acting as a Responsible Officer to the office of Defence Export Controls.
  • Maintain a register of export permit holders and annually audit researchers holding permits.

Contribution to Ethics and Integrity

  • Develop resources and training materials relating to biosafety, biosecurity and export controls which contribute to stronger awareness of potential risks and researcher responsibilities across the University.
  • Contribute to internal and external reporting on biosafety, biosecurity and export control concerns.
  • Consciously build constructive relationships across the University with other staff whose duties contribute to biosafety, biosecurity and export control management.

 

Key Selection Criteria:

  1. A post-graduate degree in the biological sciences relevant to the position with at least 4 years subsequent experience; or extensive experience and management expertise; or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of legislation and regulatory requirements for biosafety and biosecurity and experience in liaising with government representatives with regard to reporting, monitoring and auditing requirements.
  3. Demonstrated achievements working in biosafety and biosecurity, preferably in a research context.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to effectively synthesize material and present data in a range of formats and reports suitable to academic and professional staff, students and committees.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills including a mature ability to negotiate, motivate and build constructive relationships across the University coupled with the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively within a team.
  6. Demonstrated high-level organisational skills which reflect good time management, an ability to prioritise tasks, respond to enquiries in a timely manner and to manage several different projects concurrently.
  7. Willingness to undergo a National Health Security Check. Employment is conditional on a satisfactory outcome.

 

For enquiries only contact:
Barbara Doherty, Manager Ethics and Integrity T: 03) 9479-5583 E: b.doherty@latrobe.edu.au

Closing date: 23rd July, 2017

 

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY

HDR Examinations Coordinator


Job no: 501225
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration

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

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

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

The HDR Operations Team is responsible for the management of the full student cycle of research and research training pathway programs for domestic and international candidates.  It supports HDR candidates in their enrolment, progression and completion of their Research/Research Pathway Degrees.

The Role:
The Higher Degree Research Examinations Coordinator will play an important role in coordinating and administering all processes associated with thesis completions including examinations and outcomes reporting, as well as providing advice and support to candidates and staff.

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

  • Degree in relevant field and/or equivalent experience in complex administrative environments
  • Previous experience working in an HDR administration or research management environment
  • Experience designing, developing and making recommendations on procedures and systems, preferably in the context of thesis examinations
  • Experience interpreting policies and procedures
  • High level written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills including working with complex databases as well as web-based software applications, Microsoft Office, email, internet

For further information regarding this role, please view the position description below.

Salary Package: from $87,699 – $95,084 per annum (HEW Level 7), plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Barbara Watson, Deputy Director, HDR Partnerships and Scholarships on barbara.watson@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Jason Abbott, HR Graduate Intern on jason.abbott@mq.edu.au

Position Description: Download File PD_HDR Examinations Coordinator_final.docx

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

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

Advertised: 13 Jul 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time


Applications close: 27 Jul 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time

 

 


THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE


MANAGER, RESEARCH & INDUSTRY (RE-ADVERTISED)

 

Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne

Salary: AUD115,726 - AUD120,404 p.a. p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities and the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) is Australia’s number 1 and among the world’s finest for Education (QS World Rankings by Subject). We are at the forefront of innovation in education, working with partners in schools, early childhood settings, communities, government and beyond, constantly seeking new and improved ways to support Australia's education system.

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is seeking an experienced leader for a Manager, Research & Industry position. The position will lead the Melbourne Education Research Institute (MERI) in the delivery of high quality support for MGSE academic staff, and through collaboration with the Director of MERI, the implementation of research-focused strategic priorities as key enablers of MGSE’s Strategic Plan 2016-2020.

As a dynamic leader in the field you will also be an experienced research manager with a strong track record of enabling research partnerships and supporting a high performance research culture, including the work of graduate research students, and will be able to demonstrate:

• Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline with considerable experience in a research management role;
• Experience in developing and implementing research focussed strategies which are aligned to the achievement of business objectives;
• An ability to develop and maintain trusted adviser relationships;
• A high level of negotiation and influencing skills, excellent organisational and time management skill and highly developed communication and interpersonal skills;
• An ability to conceptualise, plan, lead and manage research focussed projects; and
• Thorough knowledge of research management and graduate research training trends.

If you can demonstrate your expertise in these areas, you are encouraged to apply for the position and join a team of talented staff at MGSE.

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.

The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

If you are looking for a role that provides daily challenges and variety, working within a supportive team environment and able to demonstrate the requirements of the position as listed in the position description, apply now.

This is a re-advertised position. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Close date:  30 July 2017

For position information and to apply go to: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/890429/manager-research-industry-readvertised

 

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Senior Research Management Officer


Job no: 517329
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

 

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 (Administration) 
Salary package: $75,608 - 87,570 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, 12 months fixed term with a possibility of continuing employment

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

The Science 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, Science Administration 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 provides high level administrative, research management advice to scientists within two ANU Colleges of Sciences including Medicine, Biology, Environment, Physical and Mathematical sciences.  The successful applicant will play a key administrative role in the delivery of high quality, successful grant applications and the development of strategies to increase and diversify competitive research funding. 

The Senior Research Management Officer is encouraged to exercise initiative and work collaboratively as a member of a team.  A suitable candidate will have excellent organisational skills and strong negotiation skills with proven customer-focused service experience in a tertiary or similar environment.  A postgraduate degree in Science/Medical Science is highly regarded. 

An interest in science and/or medicine is a must!

Enquiries: Please contact Sharyn McFarlane T: (02) 6125 3103 E: Sharyn.mcfarlane@anu.edu.au, or Misha Hutchings T: (02) 6125 1761, E: Misha.Hutchings@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


Applications close: 30 Jul 2017 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

RMIT

Higher Degree Research Manager


  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, continuing position
  • $93,819 -$102,580 p.a  + 17% super

 

The Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. The College of Business comprises six schools delivering a broad range of programs in Business, ranging from Certificates up to PHD levels.

The role and your responsibilities

The Manager - HDR, is responsible for providing high-level advice and leadership on Higher Degree by Research (HDR) policy, management and training; managing aspects of the HDR candidature management cycle; providing information on national trends in research training; and managing the School research administrative team. The role also provides advice to and participates in implementing quality assurance processes and systems.

Skills and experience required

The ideal candidate will bring to the role your broad working knowledge of policy developments and national trends related to HDR management and doctoral education and training. Your proven experience and ability to work in administrative roles in HDR candidate management and related research environments will be critical to your success in this role. Furthermore, key to this role will be your extensive experience and expertise in the provision of quality customer services, including sound knowledge and consistent application of relevant institutional policy and procedures, the ability to provide high-level advice, and a commitment to quality assurance and continuous improvement. You will have highly developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships, and the proven ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of management, staff, students and external parties on complex, sensitive and confidential issues.

A relevant tertiary qualification and extensive administrative expertise in a complex tertiary education or similar service environment is required.

To Apply

For further information please contact Geoffrey Stokes on + +61 3 9925 5480 or visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number #557316

 

Applications close on Sunday 30th July 2017.

 

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. 

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

 


MONASH UNIVERSITY


PhD Scholarship in the Economics of Disability and Health

The Centre for Health Economics at Monash University invites expressions of interest in applying for a PhD scholarship to work as part of a major new research initiative – Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health (CRE-DH) – funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). 

 

Centre for Health Economics Monash University

If you are looking for rigorous graduate training, and want to make a substantial research contribution to the economics of disability and health, the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University is offering a fully funded PhD in Health Economics. Scholarships covering all fees and a stipend are available for suitably qualified individuals. As a student in the centre you will be part of a team of academics and researchers at the cutting-edge of important international research, using the latest methods. We offer excellent research facilities including a dedicated student study space, a behavioural laboratory, high quality computing facilities, frequent internal and external seminars, and funded conference travel.

 

About the CRE-DH

The first research centre of its kind internationally, the CRE will generate the evidence required for policy reform to improve the health of Australians with disabilities.  The CRE-DH involves leading researchers from across Australia (University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, UNSW, Monash University and RMIT) and internationally with expertise in epidemiology, health economics, health and social policy, psychology, psychiatry, public administration and public health and the CRE will further develop the future research leaders in disability and health.

 

The CRE-DH has four work programs: 

- mapping inequities in social, economic and health outcomes between people with and without disabilities

- identification of the social determinants of health of people with disabilities

- health economic analysis and modelling of health and social policies for people with disabilities

- policy research to identify the key emerging issues in health and social policy related to people with disabilities.

 

The PhD scholarship

Your research will primarily be part of work program 3 which is being led by the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University but you will also collaborate with other staff and PhD students of the CRE. The project would suit someone with a strong research background in economics, econometrics, statistics or health economics with an interest in applying these skills to the economics of disability and health. Applicants must have an Honours 1 or Honours 1 equivalence in a relevant discipline (economics, econometrics, health economics, or statistics) and we provide coursework in health economics and related studies.

People with a disability or long-term medical condition are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates with a disability can also apply for the Monash Equity Scholarship Supplement valued at up to $6000 to assist with extra expenses incurred during the pursuit of their degree.

 

Expression of interest

To express your interest in this PhD Scholarship please send your CV including details of two referees, a copy of your academic transcripts and a 1-2 page cover letter which outlines your research skills, experience and why this PhD in the economics of disability and health interests you to buseco-che.hdr.enquiries@monash.edu

 

Further enquiries

If you have any questions about the PhD Program or the application process please contact:

Associate Professor Dennis Petrie, dennis.petrie@monash.edu or +61 3 9905 0776

 

Closing Date: Monday 31 July 2017

 

AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

Senior Research Contracts Officer


Job No:   972714
Campus Location:   North Sydney
Functional Unit:   Research Services (DVCR)
Work Type:   Continuing full time
  • Provide support for the management of all aspects of ACU research contracts
  • Utilise your extensive experience in drafting and managing research contracts
  • Full time, continuing role based in North Sydney

 

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across 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 Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) portfolio, headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), is responsible for the University’s research strategy framework, policies, governance, organisational reporting and committees, with research activity undertaken at the local level through the Faculties, Research Institutes and individual staff performance.

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, collaborates with the Faculties and Research Institutes in implementing the strategic research direction of the University. 

As Senior Research Contracts Officer you will: 

  • draft contractual clauses and agreements in order to meet the needs of each research project
  • identify, minimise and remove potential risks from  contractual conditions
  • communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders from each aspect of a contract
  • ensure the compliance with applicable policies, procedures and guidelines
  • oversee and coordinate the maintenance contractual records and documentation
  • supervise professional staff as required, contribute to the training of professional and academic staff in relation to research contracts and associated processes.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate: 

  • the completion of a relevant postgraduate qualification and extensive relevant experience
  • the ability to identify and mitigate risks and manage through the development of compliant financial, commercial, legal and research grants contracts and agreements
  • high-level oral and written communication skills, and excellent skills in negotiating with and influencing a range of stakeholders
  • the ability to prioritise projects and manage conflicting deadlines with a high pressure, demanding workload.

 

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  PD -Senior Research Contracts Manager.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 $102,058 - $114,102 pa, including salary component $93,417 - $104,441 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 8) employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. 

General enquiries can be directed Dr Lihong Kong, Manager, Research Contracts Manager on (02) 9739 2105  

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: Sunday 6 August 2017

 

 

 


MONASH UNIVERSITY


Associate Professor - Marketing

Job no: 562974
Faculty/Portfolio: Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Marketing
Location: Caulfield campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $135,812 - $149,616 pa Level D
(plus 17% employer superannuation)

 

  • Join a large, international, well-resourced business school
  • Pursuing excellence
  • ​Where international collaboration is pursued

The Opportunity

Based in Melbourne, the Monash Business School is a multidisciplinary, research-focused, 'triple-crown' accredited business school, with exchange programs and networks throughout the world. We engage in the highest quality research and education to have a positive impact on a changing world.

The Level D academic is expected to make a significant contribution to all activities of the Department and play a significant role within their profession or discipline. Academics at this level may be appointed in recognition of distinction in their disciplinary area. The Level D academic in Marketing is expected to contribute to the further development of the Department and the Monash Business School as a leader in marketing research and education in consumer behaviour, branding, communications, digital marketing, marketing modelling and data analytics, retail and services, social marketing, marketing strategy, and/or in other, potentially interdisciplinary areas where marketing is relevant and can have impact.

The successful candidate will be able to provide strong and committed leadership in education, including curriculum development, course coordination and educational innovation, the preparation and delivery of lectures, seminars and tutorials, consultation with students, and marking and assessment.

Desired attributes consist of contributing to academic, research and administrative leadership within the department and the faculty whilst supervising major honours or postgraduate research projects and supervision of the program of study of honours students and postgraduate students engaged in course work.

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

Professor Harmen Oppewal, Head of Department, +61 3 9903 2360, hod.mkt@monash.edu

Applications

To view a detailed Position Description and to submit an application, please visit:
Monash Business School

Closing Date: Friday 11 August 2017, 11.55pm AEST