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Australian Catholic University

Research Ethics Manager


Research Ethics Manager

  • Be responsible for the smooth operation of the University’s Human Research Ethics Committee
  • Drive and promote an ethical culture of research for staff and students at ACU
  • 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 leads ACU’s research intensification strategy and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the ACU Research Portfolio, including research and research training.

As Research Ethics Manager you will:

  • ensure that the review of Ethics applications is conducted in accordance with the requirements of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research
  • ensure that ethics applications are managed appropriately for all stages of their life cycle
  • work collaboratively to develop policies and guidelines to meet legal and best practice requirements
  • engage with relevant external bodies to ensure currency with research ethics requirements.

To be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate:

  • postgraduate qualifications and a thorough understanding of the human and animal research ethics and biosafety review processes in the higher education setting
  • a thorough knowledge of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, and the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes
  • the ability to communicate with impact and collaborate effectively
  • experience in planning work activity and prioritising time and resources.

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 attached. 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 $128,125- $136,720 pa, including salary component $108,349- $115,695 pa Higher Education Worker Level 9), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Ms Jeanine Parsons, Senior Manager, Research Services on (02) 9739 2167.

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

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

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

Applications close: Sunday 25 February 2018


 

Telethon Kids Institute

Commercialisation and Partnerships Manager


The Telethon Kids Institute is one of the nation's leading medical research organisations with impressive facilities in Subiaco, Western Australia. It is home to more than 500 staff and postgraduate students who are dedicated to tackling the major causes of childhood disease, disability and disadvantage. Our research teams are among the world's best and we have strong affiliations with Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and all the major Western Australian universities, particularly The University of Western Australia and Curtin University.

2018 will be a significant for the Telethon Kids Institute with a move to brand new premises within the new children's hospital building at the QEII Campus in Nedlands. The new building will see the Telethon Kids Institute co-located with the new Perth Children's Hospital and housed in the state-of-the-art premises with increased space and improved access to leading edge technology and research facilities.

This position will be responsible for identifying, assessing, developing and commercialising opportunities with a focus on sponsored research activities and the building of large-scale engagement and strategic initiatives. In addition, the position will provide advice and assistance to researchers with the development of large partnership style grants, contracts and commercialisation of Intellectual Property (IP), and oversee the contract review, negotiation, and management of legal agreements.
 
We are looking for someone to play a key role in building a culture of commercialisation, advancing commercial awareness and skills of researchers and engaging with external stakeholders to help build strategic relationships.
 
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Degree qualified (Biological science or medical degree)
  • Business degree
  • Five or more years' experience in business development and/or grants development  
  • Sound business development and writing skills, combined with an ability to work both independently and closely with others, including internal staff and external stakeholders    
  • Experience in IP management and commercialisation, preferably in a medical research environment    
  • Sound understanding of legal and commercial issues and risk.    
  • Ability to identify, conceptualise and develop business and commercial opportunities resulting in profitable revenue streams.    
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.    
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders including: research staff, government, industry, external patent attorney, lawyers, and others.    
  • Outstanding negotiating skills.    
  • A client-focused approach to adding value to research and translational activities.    
  • Highly motivated, able to establish priorities, set and maintain deadlines and a demonstrated ability to use initiative.

 
This is a senior role which requires someone with 5+ years of experience in developing successful commercial opportunities. The Commercialisation & Partnerships Manager will be based full-time at Telethon Kids Institute in Perth.
 
This is a two-year contract initially, with the likelihood of an extension. Remuneration package includes access to generous salary packaging.

How to Apply:
Applicants should read the Job description available at www.telethonkids.org.au
Submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your skills and experience that make you suitable for this role (maximum one page) to applications@telethonkids.org.au.
Please quote the position title in the subject heading of your email application.
For further information about this position please contact:

Ms Tara McLaren, email : tara.mclaren@telethonkids.org.au

Closing date: 26 February 2018 5pm.


 

Charles Darwin University

Research Performance Analyst


Research Performance Analyst
3 years full-time appointment
HEW 8 Salary $89,198 - $100,841 per annum 

17 percent superannuation plus 6 weeks annual leave

Casuarina Campus
 
Apply you technical and analytical skills to deliver a suite of research and innovation management data reporting solutions and services.
 
Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Office of Research and Innovation (ORI) delivers high quality centralised research service across CDU including: business development and grant submissions, post award administration, ethics and integrity, higher degree research (HDR) student administration, research training for research staff and students, HDR scholarship management and training and the collection, analysis and reporting of the University’s research activities.

As the Research Performance Analyst you are responsible for delivering a suite of research and innovation management data reporting solutions and services from initiation to completion.

To be successful you require a postgraduate qualification in project management, with the ability to manage specialised tasks requiring high level analytical skills and the application of professional, technical and administrative knowledge. Proven high level analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, including experience analysing data from multiple sources, making strategic recommendations and taking innovative approaches with outstanding results is essential.
 
Interested candidates, please submit your application via the following link:  jobs.cdu.edu.au

For more information please contact Christine Edward, Manager – Research Systems and Performance, on (08) 8946 7008 or Christine.edward@cdu.edu.au.


Applications Close: 26 February 2018
 

 


 

University of Auckland

Research Programme Manager


We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person with excellent organisational skills and a background in research project management to perform in the role of Research Programme Manager for the multidisciplinary group of researchers in the Faculty of Engineering.

The opportunity

The role involves support for the implementation of the Faculty's strategic plan and associated research initiatives. Through close collaboration with Uniservices and our researchers you will ensure your thorough knowledge of funder expectations are articulated into research outcomes.

Your hands-on leadership will be crucial in providing both operational and administrative research support to our researchers. Your research administration expertise will allow you to identify funding opportunities and support project-scoping and grant writing for researchers in the pre-award space. Your project management experience will allow you to work with researchers to establish effective project plans and budgets, and support them to set and meet milestones post-award. The aim of this role is to ensure our researchers are able to plan, deliver and implement effective research projects.

In short people and project management skills will help to underpin your success in this role.

Successful candidates will have a relevant tertiary qualification and preferably a postgraduate research qualification, previous research project administration experience, and have demonstrated the potential of strategic research planning and leadership.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and evidence of the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment are also essential.

Why work for us?

The Faculty of Engineering offers a diverse and active community for research at and above postgraduate level and we are proud of our strong international reputation for the quality of our research outputs. We have established an excellent reputation in the traditional fields of the discipline, being ranked 38th in the world according to the QS World Ranking 2017.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's pre-eminent research-led University and is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services. For more information please visit: Career development and benefits.

For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities

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

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.

Click here  to apply. 

Applications close: Sunday 3rd March 2018


 

Australian Catholic University

Project Officer


Job No:                        974107
Campus Location:      North Sydney
Functional Unit:          Graduate Research
Work Type:                  Continuing full time

  • Provide high level project and administrative support to Graduate Research
  • Utilise your high project management and administrative skills
  • Full-time, continuing position 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.

Graduate Research is responsible for the administration of admissions, scholarships, enrolments, orientation, academic progress, confirmation of candidature and pre-submission of thesis seminar processes, and thesis examination and submission for ACU’s research higher degree candidates. 

As  Project Officer you will:

  • contribute to the development of services in Graduate Research
  • coordinate Higher Degree Research processes
  • provide high level support to committees and meetings
  • manage projects effectively.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • a degree with subsequent relevant experience; or experience and specialist expertise in tertiary education administrative fields; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • skills in problem solving and seeking effective outcomes to meet a business requirement
  • high quality customer service with the ability to work collaboratively
  • exceptional organisational skills.

How to Apply
Obtain the Position Description here Download File Project Officer Graduate Research 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 $99,129- $107,286 pa, including salary component $83,765- $90,658 pa Higher Education Worker Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Dr Anne Cunningham, Manager, Graduate Research on (02) 9739 2301.

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

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

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

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Wednesday 7 March at 11.55pm

Advertised: 21 Feb 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 Mar 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Apply now


 

University of New South Wales

Research Manager - UNSW Art and Design


UNSW Art & Design leads Australia with a focus on media innovation and emerging technologies. The Faculty’s approach is interdisciplinary, advancing tradition and challenging existing thinking. UNSW Art & Design is an internationally recognised centre for arts-led transdisciplinary research in science and technology, our strengths span Art Theory and Criticism; Film, Television and Digital Media; Visual Arts and Crafts. The Faculty is comprised of renowned practitioners, researchers and thinkers spanning contemporary visual arts, creativity and culture, design and innovation.

About the role

The Faculty Research Manager plays a key role supporting the Associate Dean (Research and Enterprise) and the Associate Dean (Research Training) to develop and implement the research strategy in the Faculty through the management of Faculty research operations, including project management, reporting and analytical support, strategic research communications, managing key research relationships, providing high level advice on policy and strategy and relevant administrative support.

Please apply online via the following link: Research Manager - 61299

Applications close: 11th March 2018


 

Australian Catholic University

Research Support Officer


  • Support project and research activities
  • Based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Full-time, fixed term opportunity (till April 2019)

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

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

This role is jointly operated by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at ACU and NorthWestern Mental Health.  NWMH is one of the largest publicly-funded providers of mental health services in Australia and is a clinical division of Melbourne Health. 

As the Research Support Officer, you will:

  • use your research skills to provide support for a variety of projects, events, grants and tenders
  • provide administrative support to the Professor of Mental Health Nursing
  • search databases and conduct literature reviews
  • undertake qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • a degree qualification in health research or a health discipline
  • high-level written and interpersonal communication skills
  • experience in conducting database searches and writing literature reviews
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University.

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. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $89,617 - $96,302 pa, including salary component $75,727 - $81,376 pa (HEW Level 6), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Professor Kim Foster, Professor of Mental Health Nursing, via email to kim.foster@acu.edu.au

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

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

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Applications Close: Sunday 11 March 2018


 

University of New South Wales

Director, Research Strategy Office


Director, Research Strategy Office - 60650

Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research, and in collaboration with other key stakeholders, this strategic leadership role is responsible for the overall management of the Research Strategy Office (RSO). This includes the development and implementation of a highly customer-focused service culture, aligned with the University’s 2025 Strategy. 

 

The Director will drive research strategy development in UNSW, identify and develop opportunities for major research grant and fellowship funding for UNSW researchers and build effective communication strategies and client service processes into the operations of the Office. The Director will also foster and develop initiatives to support UNSW researchers at every stage of their career, including the planning and design of training programs to address key areas or identified needs.

Applications close 11pm Monday, 12th March 2018