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


 

La Trobe University

Senior Grants Advisor (ARC and other schemes) - Closing 20 October


  • Full time, continuing position
  • $96,022 - $109,805 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • Based at La Trobe Bundoora Campus

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Executive Grants Advisor (ARC, International & Philanthropic Grants) and working as part of a supportive and high-performing team within the La Trobe Research Office (RO), this role will lead the development, submission and administration processes for Category 1 grants, in particular Australian Research Council (ARC) grant schemes. Effective interaction at a high level with researchers, funding bodies (including the ARC), and Schools across the University will be key to success as well as strong project management skills and relevant experience in the research sector.

 

About the role

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Industry Engagement) Portfolio provides strategic direction and support for research and research performance at La Trobe University. The Research Grants Team in the RO plays a pivotal role in providing La Trobe University researchers with strategic support for realising their research ambitions and strengthening the University’s research performance in line with the objectives of the La Trobe University Research Plan (2018-22).

The Research Grants Team works with La Trobe researchers at all stages of their careers to provide comprehensive strategic advice on applications for competitive research grants and developing effective funding strategies for researchers and teams.

We now have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Senior Grants Advisor in the Research Office.

Your main responsibilities will be focused around providing advice and guidance across all ARC schemes and overseeing and advising the Grants Team staff across the complete grant life-cycle from pre-award inquiry and development to post-award project closure.  Working closely with the Health and Medical portfolio you will be responsible for ensuing all Category 1 grants submitted through La Trobe University are 100% compliant and are developed under your advice and guidance. Working with the College Associate Pro Vice Chancellors, the Senior Manager, Grants and Executive Grants Advisor, you will develop and implement strategies to attract ARC and other Category 1 funding across both Science Health and Engineering (SHE) and Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) Colleges.

 

About the successful applicant

You can demonstrate your success working with researchers to obtain and manage competitive research funding, including:

  • High-level knowledge of Australian research sector funding schemes including ARC schemes
  • Experience in providing strategic advice and support in the preparation of proposals
    • Project management, prioritisation and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities and deadlines in high volume environments
    • Problem-solving and analytical skills, ability to research and analyse material and identify key issues, and produce high-level outcomes in both autonomous and team-based activities
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, including an ability to prepare and present effectively to a variety of academic and non-academic audiences

 

Benefits

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

 

How to Apply

Closing date:  Sunday 20th October 2019 at 11.55pm

Position Enquiries: Catherine Hayden   Tel:  (03) 9479 3091. Email: catherine.hayden@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description

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


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

 

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

To apply and to view position description please visit http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs and search for job number 558756 under current vacancies.

 

About La Trobe

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


 

RMIT University

Officer, Research Training Services - closing 22 October


Job No: 583355

  • Full-time, fixed term until April 2021
  • Interesting research services supporting role
  • Salary Level HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

 

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

The University’s mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, quality teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students, getting them ready for life and work. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT’s Research and Innovation Portfolio supports researchers to help shape the world. Part of the Research and Innovation Portfolio, the School of Graduate Research (SGR) supports graduates to drive innovation and contribute to excellent research outcomes. Managing the candidature lifecycle from admission to examination, SGR provides services for scholarships, candidature, quality assurance, and a suite of career and professional development programs to enrich the experience of our research candidates and our Higher Degree by Research (HDR) supervisors.

 

The Role

The Officer, Research Training Services is responsible for providing research services and support within the College based Research Service Centre, providing support services to Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) candidates and supervisors across the HDRT life-cycle. This includes contributing to the recruitment of high-quality candidate services to support admissions and scholarship selection, candidature life-cycle and progress management, HDR space management, organisation of HDR events including conferences, complaints, referral to other specialist services and processes to support timely examinations.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • To assist a high-performance Research Training Services team to deliver high quality Research Training Services and support within a College
  • Ensure all aspects of Higher Degrees by Research academic administration, including enrolment, supervision, variations and milestones management activities are carried out in a consistent, timely and professional manner; establish and maintain high-level customer service and support to all internal and external clients
  • Provide specialist advice to clients and deal with research-related or Higher Degrees by Research queries with reference to existing policies, procedures and guidelines; negotiate and communicate clear and compliant outcomes
  • Provide advice and assistance to research students and academic and administrative staff in relation to student administrative policy and procedure
  • Assist the Higher Degrees by Research students in accessing travel grants including the processing of travel bookings
  • Actively participate in and provide support to special projects related to School Research and Innovation initiatives as directed by the Research Services Manager

 

Skills & Experience

  • Experience within the University sector in a relevant role in a complex environment
  • Strategic thinking, problem solving and analytical skills with an ability to understand issues at both a broad strategic level and at a detailed operational level
  • Proven track record supporting successful delivery of change, quality improvement and project initiatives in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Relationship building and negotiation skills with the ability to work effectively across multiple levels and functions and with external parties
  • Demonstrated subject matter knowledge of relevant policies, procedures and regulations
  • Experience in supporting high-performing customer focussed teams to deliver to a range of clients

 

Qualifications/Certificates

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent combination of qualifications and relevant work experience
  • Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check

 

Culture

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning to offer life-changing experiences for our students, unite passion and purpose in academic and professional staff, and shape the world around us through research and teaching. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

 

Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Access to free wellness & fitness classes
  • MYKI pass discount

To find out more, please visit our website: RMIT Employee Benefits

 

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter, addressing the Key Section Criteria, by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ link on the RMIT website. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Fiona Zammit on (03) 9925 4473 or via email fiona.zammit@rmit.edu.au 

Download File HEW6 - Officer Research Training Services (FTC).pdf

 

Applications close on Tuesday, 22nd October at 11.55pm.

 

We kindly request that we are not accepting agency enquiries for this role.

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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

RMIT was named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in 2018 based on significant progress made in 2017, and Gold Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in recognition of our commitment to celebrating the diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS) of our community.

Advertised: 08 Oct 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 22 Oct 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time 


 

RMIT

Officers, Research Training Services - closing 24 October


  • 2x full-time, ongoing positions
  • Work with the high-performance Research Training Services team - where no day is the same!
  • Salary Level HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements


About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

The University’s mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, quality teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students, getting them ready for life and work. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT’s Research and Innovation Portfolio supports researchers to help shape the world.  Part of the Research and Innovation Portfolio, the School of Graduate Research (SGR) supports graduates to drive innovation and contribute to excellent research outcomes. Managing the candidature lifecycle from admission to examination, SGR provides services for scholarships, candidature, quality assurance, and a suite of career and professional development programs to enrich the experience of our research candidates and our Higher Degree by Research (HDR) supervisors.


The Role

The Officer, Research Training Services is responsible for providing research services and support within the College based Research Service Centre, providing support services to Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) candidates and supervisors across the HDRT life-cycle. This includes contributing to the recruitment of high-quality candidate services to support admissions and scholarship selection, candidature life-cycle and progress management, HDR space management, organisation of HDR events including conferences, complaints, referral to other specialist services and processes to support timely examinations.


Your Responsibilities

  • To assist a high-performance Research Training Services team to deliver high quality Research Training Services and support within a College
  • Ensure all aspects of Higher Degrees by Research academic administration, including enrolment, supervision, variations and milestones management activities are carried out in a consistent, timely and professional manner; establish and maintain high-level customer service and support to all internal and external clients
  • Provide specialist advice to clients and deal with research-related or Higher Degrees by Research queries with reference to existing policies, procedures and guidelines; negotiate and communicate clear and compliant outcomes
  • Provide advice and assistance to research students and academic and administrative staff in relation to student administrative policy and procedure
  • Assist the Higher Degrees by Research students in accessing travel grants including the processing of travel bookings
  • Actively participate in and provide support to special projects related to School Research and Innovation initiatives as directed by the Research Services Manager

 
Skills & Experience

  • Experience within the University sector in a relevant role in a complex environment
  • Strategic thinking, problem solving and analytical skills with an ability to understand issues at both a broad strategic level and at a detailed operational level
  • Proven track record supporting successful delivery of change, quality improvement and project initiatives in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Relationship building and negotiation skills with the ability to work effectively across multiple levels and functions and with external parties
  • Demonstrated subject matter knowledge of relevant policies, procedures and regulations
  • Experience in supporting high-performing customer focussed teams to deliver to a range of clients


Qualifications/Certificates

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent combination of qualifications and relevant work experience
  • Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check


Culture

Our people make everything at the University possible.  We encourage new approaches to work and learning to offer life-changing experiences for our students, unite passion and purpose in academic and professional staff, and shape the world around us through research and teaching.  You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.


Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Access to free wellness & fitness classes
  • MYKI pass discount

To find out more, please visit our website: RMIT Employee Benefits


To Apply

Please visit the RMIT Careers page to submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Fiona Zammit on (03) 399 254 473 or via email fiona.zammit@rmit.edu.au

Download File HEW6 - Officer Research Training Services.pdf


Applications close on Thursday, 24th October at 11.55pm.


We kindly request that we are not accepting agency enquiries for this role.

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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

RMIT was named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in 2018 based on significant progress made in 2017, and Gold Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in recognition of our commitment to celebrating the diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS) of our community.

Advertised: 10 Oct 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 24 Oct 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


 

The University of Melbourne

Associate Director, Research Ethics - closing 27 October


Job no: 0049223

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio

Department/School: Research Innovation and Commercialisation

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 17% super


About Chief Operating Operator Portfolio

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio is responsible for the University’s budget and financial performance, and the management of its property and capital. It also delivers efficient and effective shared services in support of all aspects of the University’s business.

Research, Innovation and Commercialisation

Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (RIC) is the central facilitator of research funding at the University of Melbourne, taking advantage of the full diversity of research funding opportunities.

RIC provides services in four core areas, all of which overlap and are delivered in an integrated manner to researchers and research partners. The Office of Research Ethics and Integrity (OREI) forms one of the core areas and provides expert advice, guidance and training to facilitate the ethical and responsible conduct of research. OREI partners with academic divisions and Chancellery to support seven key areas of governance and oversight: research integrity, human research ethics, animal ethics, gene technology, biorisk management, animal welfare and export controls.

 

About the role

The Associate Director Ethics role is a new position created to lead and manage the animal ethics and human ethics functions with the Director, Office of Research Ethics and Integrity (OREI), at the University of Melbourne. Working closely with the Director, this position will oversee the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of animal and human research ethics as a shared service. The aim of this service is to ensure the University’s commitment to the responsible conduct of research is effectively supported. The shared service represents a change in the delivery of ethics support, education and review. Key functions of the new service will include dedicated expert teams to support a) peer review and committee review; b) education and training; and c) monitoring, audit, and assurance services. In addition to providing outstanding leadership to the teams, the incumbent will proactively develop and implement innovative approaches to performance analysis and reporting and strategies to ensure a focus on service excellence and continuous improvement in service delivery.

The incumbent will develop and maintain close working relationships with stakeholders in the central research portfolios and within faculties, as well as those external to the University. They will consult widely with the University of Melbourne research community to achieve high client satisfaction, work collaboratively with other support functions in the research portfolio, and effectively lead and manage staff resources.

Their leadership and management will build and enhance the functions capacity to support educational programs and build capability in the ethics team and beyond.

 

About you

Together with a postgraduate qualification, you must have experience working within a large, complex organisation and change environment. You will be highly skilled at developing actionable and pragmatic solutions for risk management, policy and process; have very well developed leadership skills and an ability to communicate with influence; be proactive in building and managing relationships with a range of stakeholders as well as a creative problem-solver and independent thinker; and be able to exercise initiative and judgement.

 

Benefits

In return, this role offers multiple benefits in a large and prestigious organisation, such as a Salary Packaging scheme, flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions and a substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne, just to name a few.

To find out what else is on offer in this culturally rich environment, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits

On offer is a generous salary, an annual leave loading allowance and the choice of 17% superannuation.

Culture

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

 

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies,

please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria

 

Position Description

 

Advertised: 11 Oct 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 27 Oct 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

 

Apply now

 


 

RMIT

Senior Coordinator and Coordinators, Research Contracts - closing 28 October


  • 3x full-time, ongoing positions
  • Exciting supporting opportunities in Research Strategy and Services within R&I portfolio
  • Salary Levels HEW 7 & 8 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

Exciting new opportunities exist at RMIT to help deliver our vision of supporting researchers to achieve excellent research outcomes that help shape the world through the provision of high-quality expertise, advice and systems.

To achieve this vision, we are moving to an enterprise operating model:

  • Making a step change with significant investment in our people, systems and processes.
  • Our new way of working focuses on collaborative teams, innovative thinking and empowered staff to deliver service excellence.
  • Our teams enjoy support from the latest in digital tools, contemporary work spaces, industry networks and communities of practice.


About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

The University’s mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, quality teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students, getting them ready for life and work. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.


About Research and Innovation Portfolio

RMIT’s Research and Innovation Portfolio supports researchers to help shape the world.  Part of the Research and Innovation Portfolio, Research Strategy and Services supports researchers to achieve excellent research outcomes. Research Strategy and Services supports strategy development and implementation and continuous improvement in services, systems and processes. The team provides expertise and services in grants and research contracts; research integrity, ethics and governance; and data analytics and reporting.

 Join the Research Contracts team as a Senior Coordinator, Coordinator or Research Contracts & Team Coordinator (known internally as Coordinator, Research Contracts Practice Management) to help support and drive collaborations with our research community. Together with allied Portfolio’s we are building an environment for best practice governance, partnerships and engagement for our partners, students, researchers.


Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.


Bring your whole self to work:

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • Exceeding our targets in our Reconciliation Action Plan for Bundyi Girri – an important step in our reconciliation journey.


To Apply

Please visit the RMIT Careers page to submit your CV, covering letter with response to the Key Selection Criteria, and your role preference/s. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Kassie McKnight on (03) 9925 2442 or via email kassie.mcknight@rmit.edu.au

Download File HEW8 - Senior Coordinator, Research Contracts.pdf

Download File HEW7 - Coordinator, Research Contracts.pdf

Download File HEW7 - Coordinator, Research Contracts Practice Management.pdf


Applications close on Monday, 28th October at 11:55pm.


Join an inclusive and dynamic culture at RMIT, and help us (researchers, teachers, academics, students, industry partners) in our aspiration to keep transforming ourselves and the world we live in for the better, be a part of this change!

 

We kindly request that we are not accepting agency enquiries for this role.

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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

RMIT was named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in 2018 based on significant progress made in 2017, and Gold Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in recognition of our commitment to celebrating the diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS) of our community.

Advertised: 10 Oct 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Oct 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


 

University of New South Wales

Senior Contracts Officer (X3) - closing 28 October


Senior team members delivering high-quality customer focused post-award research agreement services.

The Opportunities

  • Exposure to and collaborate with legal and knowledge exchange teams to resolve complex contract matters
  • Review and provide advice on contract and competitive research agreement negotiations.
  • $106,711 - $120,233 + 17% super + leave loading

 

Reporting to the Team Leader Post Award, you will take a lead role in reviewing and providing advice with regard to negotiating, and as appropriate, referring on (to Legal or Knowledge Exchange) contract and competitive research agreements. This role will assist the Team Leader in building a coherent and effective team. As a senior member of the team dedicated to the delivery of high-quality customer-focused services to the University in the area of post-award research agreements, this position works closely with the team leader and colleagues from the Legal Office, Knowledge Exchange and across the Research Grants and Contracts teams.

 

The Organisation

Research Grants and Contracts (RGC) within the Division of Research contributes to UNSW’s research performance and profile via the effective management of the University’s research income.  RGC is the key link between UNSW researchers, executive and funding agencies such as the NHMRC, ARC, other government and non-government research funders, philanthropic competitive grant funders and industry partners.  The RGC teams are a crucial component in the university’s ongoing strategy to increase knowledge exchange and towards meeting the Strategy 2025 aims.   Each year the RGC manages more than 2800 applications and 6000 ongoing projects, supporting more than 2,000 UNSW academics.

 

About the successful applicant

You can demonstrate your significant experience in the review and preparation of agreements for a range of contract research and competitive grants in a major research or Government organisation. For specific criteria please review the Position Description.

To Apply: If you would like to contribute to a high performing research funding management team, please submit a cover letter and CV. 

Contact:

Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant

E: shiree.thomas@unsw.edu.au

T: +61 2 9385 2401

Applications close: 11pm, Monday 28th October 2019

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.  Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.


 

University of New South Wales

Research Development Manager (Partnership) - closing 31 October


Leading edge research management – create successful collaborative research funding partnerships in a Go8 university with a focus on health/medical research.

The Opportunity

• Opportunity to expand UNSW collaborative, partnership-focussed research funding strategy
• L8/9 $106,711 - $120,233 + 17% super + annual leave loading
• 5-year fixed term contract

Reporting to the Senior Research Development Manager and working as part of a supportive and high-performing team within the UNSW Research Strategy Office (RSO), this newly created opportunity will operate at the leading edge of research development strategy with a focus on competitive funding schemes requiring collaborative research and external partnerships in health/medicine. Effective interaction at a high level with researchers, funding bodies, and potential partners in collaborative research, and with relevant Faculties and researchers across the University, will be key to success, as well as strong project management skills and relevant experience in the health/medical research sector.

The Organisation
At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society.

UNSW ranks 43rd in the 2020 QS World University Rankings, 71st in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 94th in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities. The RSO team plays a pivotal role in providing UNSW researchers with strategic support for realising their research ambitions and strengthening the University’s research performance and profile in line with the objectives of the UNSW 2025 strategic plan.

The RSO works with UNSW researchers at all stages of their careers to provide comprehensive strategic advice on:
• Applications for competitive research grants
• Developing and strengthening domestic and international research partnerships
• Developing effective funding strategies for researchers and teams

About the Successful Applicant
You can demonstrate your success working with researchers to obtain competitive research funding, including:
• High level knowledge of Australian health/medical research sector funding schemes
• Experience in providing strategic advice and support in the preparation of proposals
• Project management, prioritisation and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities and deadlines in high volume environments
• Problem solving and analytical skills, ability to research and analyse material and identify key issues, and produce high level outcomes in both autonomous and team-based activities
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills, including an ability to prepare and present effectively to a variety of academic and non-academic audiences

To Apply: Submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Selection Criteria (listed in the relevant Position Description) via our recruitment portal: Jobs@UNSW_Research Development Manager (Partnerships)

Contact:
Shiree Thomas
Talent Acquisition Consultant
e: shiree.thomas@unsw.edu.au 
t: 02 9385 2401

Applications close: 11pm Thursday 31st October 2019

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.


 

Auckland UniServices Limited

Funds Advisor (Senior) - closing 13 November


Reference#: 7322
Location: University of Auckland City Campus, 70 Symonds Street
Expertise: Research Management
Job level: Experienced
Work type: Permanent full-time

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 Senior Funds Advisor.

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

  • Experience of the Domestic and/or International Funding landscape 
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and synthesise large chunks of information
  • Confident, articulate and independent (able to manage a complex portfolio on your own)
  • Experience working collaboratively in idea or bid development

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice to our domestic and/or international teams, researchers and research support staff on the requirements of a portfolio of funders
  • Managing funding rounds to key funders, working closely with other contributors and support personnel
  • Facilitating a range of workshops and other similar initiatives as required
  • Engaging successfully in peer-to-peer business relationships with funders in the portfolio

What we have to offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a diverse multi-site environment, based in Central Auckland
  • Great benefits, including 5 weeks annual leave, 50% off University of Auckland Executive Education Short Courses, eye testing and glasses subsidies, and access to discounts on banking, health insurance and gym memberships 

A relevant tertiary qualification and a minimum of 5 years' experience working in a large complex organisation is essential. Research Management experience within a public/government agency and a health background will be an advantage.

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/634879_jobdesc.pdf

If this sounds like the role you have been looking for please apply by visiting the UniServices website, clicking the 'apply now' button and uploading your CV and cover letter.

Applications close at 5pm Wednesday, 13 November 2019.


 

Australian Catholic University

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - closing 17 November


Job No:975370

Campus Location:Melbourne
Functional Unit:The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
Work Type:Fixed term full time
  • Salary commences at $100,375, plus 17% super + annual leave loading
  • Position is located in Melbourne
  • Two (2) year fixed-term, full time appointment

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 Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research works towards better health outcomes in Australia and around the world. We collaborate with local and international industry, community and other university groups to address critical public health issues and deliver innovative programs that transform lives.

The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will conduct experimental intervention studies in human clinical populations and/or animal models, as a member of the Exercise and Nutrition Research Program within the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MMIHR).

More specifically the role entails:

  • undertaking human and animal research in the areas of exercise and nutrition with a special focus on ‘omics’ approaches etc
  • undertaking, overseeing and assisting in the preparation, conduct and analysis of research activities etc.
  • contributing to high quality academic research outputs, as well as research reports as necessary.

You will need to have:

  • a PhD in a relevant area
  • a research record in the targeted area of research, including publications in refereed international journals of high repute in relevant disciplines, with an upward trajectory
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • knowledge and skills in the conduct of qualitative and/or quantitative research techniques; experience  in  applying stable isotope techniques in various clinical populations.

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 Download File Post doctoral Research Fellow 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 $118,785 - $140,132 pa, including salary component $100,375 - $118,510 pa (Academic Level B), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Professor John Hawley, Director, MMIHR on 03 9953 3552.

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

Applications Close: Sunday 17 November 2019

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.

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Advertised: 15 Oct 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 17 Nov 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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