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The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Animal Welfare Officer- closing date 15 August 2018


Salary Level:  Classification Level 8 (Salary range A$95,525 to A$108,186 gross per annum plus up to 9.5% employer superannuation contributions)  Appointment:  Ongoing, part time (40%)

USC Vision

USC will be a university of international standing, a driver of capacity building in the Sunshine Coast and broader region, and an unsurpassed community asset.

University Strategic Goals

USC will be:

  • a comprehensive university of 20,000 students by 2020
  • positioned in the global tertiary education community as a top-100 university under 50 years of age, and
  • a primary engine of capacity building in the broader Sunshine Coast region, from Brisbane to the Fraser Coast.

Overview of Office of Research

The Office of Research provides research services and works towards achieving USC’s plan that aims to establish USC as an international research leader in targeted fields of endeavour to position the university for a ranking in the Times Higher Education World Ranking Top 150 Universities under 50 Years of Age by 2020. To support the achievement of this priority, the Office of Research provides oversight of strategy and planning, as well as offering a range of administrative and development services in four key areas:

  • research ethics, integrity, and compliance
  • research performance and reporting
  • research development
  • graduate research studies.

Overview of the Role

Reporting to the Associate Director (Research Ethics, Integrity, and Compliance), the Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) is required to ensure the highest standards of welfare and wellbeing of animals used in all USC research and teaching activities. The AWO will work collaboratively with USC’s Animal Ethics Committee (AEC), researchers, and other stakeholders to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and legislation, and to provide appropriate veterinary advice to staff who are involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. The AWO is also required to contribute to the development and delivery of relevant training programs, assess competency, monitor projects for compliance and animal use, carry out inspections of animal facilities and fieldwork sites, monitor adverse events, and contribute to policies and procedures.

The AWO will also: provide expert advice to the Office of Research senior management team, professional and academic staff, research students, and the AEC on all matters relating to the care and use of animals for scientific purposes, including animal welfare advice and guidance in preparing animal ethics applications; prepare reports to the AEC on the welfare of animals used in research and teaching activities; attend AEC meetings to report on animal welfare matters; provide appropriate monitoring and veterinary support to animals used in research and teaching activities; conduct regular inspections of animal facilities at USC, including monitoring fieldwork; investigate and manage adverse events and other incidents that may impact on animal welfare and wellbeing; and promote compliance with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes, the Queensland Animal Care and Protection Act 2001, USC policies and procedures, and other relevant legislation.

The successful candidate will hold a degree in veterinary science and eligibility for registration in Queensland, and have relevant veterinary experience, and/or experience in undertaking animal-based research activities and procedures in a higher education or industry environment, combined with a high level of understanding of the theories and principles of animal-based research, animal ethics and welfare, and research ethics.

The successful candidate must also have an understanding of Queensland state regulations and legislation relating to the care and use of animals, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge; broad experience overseeing the welfare of a range of animal species, plus a demonstrated commitment to animal welfare and wellbeing; effective interpersonal skills including the ability to operate both collaboratively and independently; well-developed communication skills including the ability to deliver presentations, write reports, briefings, correspondence, and training materials; ability to manage complex issues and handle sensitive situations and information appropriately; and effective problem-solving skills and the demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence.

Experience with the care and use of animals for scientific purposes in a higher education environment, and experience in developing and delivering training programs for researchers who care for and use animals for scientific purposes, is desirable.

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.

This is a continuing part-time position at 0.4 FTE.

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.

Contact for Further Information

Samantha Valentine Associate Director (Research Ethics, Integrity, and Compliance) Office of Research Ph: +61 7 5456 5449 svalenti@usc.edu.au

Closing Date

Midnight, Wednesday 15 August 2018

To Apply

All applicants MUST provide both a statement of claims and resume/curriculum vitae. 

Information regarding how to prepare your application and write an effective statement of claims is available on our website information for applicants

As part of your role, you may be required to travel to any one of USC's locations.

To apply please click the Apply button at top of screen.

USC values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion. USC strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 


 

Australian Catholic University

Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow - closing date 16 August 2018


 

Job No:974317 Campus Location:Melbourne Functional Unit:Learning Sciences Institute Australia Work Type:Fixed term full time
 
INSTITUTE FOR LEARNING SCIENCES AND TEACHER EDUCATION
  • Participate in research focusing on 21st century learning & innovation in teacher education
  • Work with a team of senior internationally recognised scholars
  • Full-time, fixed term (5 years) position located at our Melbourne campus
  • Appointment will be at the Academic Level B or Level C based on the successful candidate’s experience and research track record

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 seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

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

The Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education (ILSTE) is a national research institute hosting a team of eminent researchers and international scholars undertaking nationally-funded research studies with a range of industry-funded partners.  The Institute works across six areas of research concentration:

  • educational assessment, evaluation and student learning
  • learning, learner diversity and reforming classroom practices
  • mathematics education across the disciplines
  • early childhood futures
  • educational semiotics in English and literacy pedagogy
  • teacher education, quality and professional practice. 

The Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow will contribute to enhancing the profile of the Institute and contribute to collaborative research opportunities. More specifically the successful applicant will:

  • Provide high quality research supervision and collaboration
  • Lead and/or assist with the planning and management of research projects, undertake field work, conduct relevant analysis of data, and prepare reports
  • Contribute to the development of scholarship, research and/or professional activities
  • Actively contribute to the intellectual life of the Institute

The successful applicant will need to have:

  • a PhD in Education in an area relevant to the program of research conducted by the Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education
  • a strongly emerging (Level B) or outstanding (Level C) track record in research publications in peer-reviewed, high quality Education journals and the capacity to attract research grant income
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • Experience in co-supervising Honours and/or Master’s projects or Doctoral candidates to timely completion.  

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:

This role is at Academic Level B or Level C, appointment will be at the appropriate level based on the successful candidates experience and research track record. Obtain the Position Description  Research Fellow Senior Research Fellow Teacher Education - 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 AUD$115,136 - $135,937 pa, including salary component AUD$98,407- $116,186 pa for Research Fellow (Academic Level B), OR total remuneration valued to AUD$144,261 - $156,746 pa, including salary component AUD$123,300 - $133,971 pa for Senior Research Fellow (Academic Level C) plus employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Professor Joce Nuttall on phone +61 (0) 3 9953 3532 or email joce.nuttall@acu.edu.au

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

Applications Close: Thursday 16 August 2018

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.

Advertised: 19 Jul 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time Applications close: 16 Aug 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time


 

University of Technology, Sydney

Research Coordinator – Chronic Disease in Pregnancy, Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System - closing date 16 August 2018


 Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System

Faculty of Health

  • Full-time or part-time ( 4 days) role
  • Join a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team
  • Located close to Central Station in the Sydney CBD

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

The Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS) is the only existing national system of surveillance and research for rare and serious conditions in pregnancy in Australia and New Zealand. AMOSS is made up of a collaborative, multidisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians who combine clinical and population health approaches to address the critical issue of severe maternal morbidity and improve maternal outcomes.

We have a full or part-time role for a Research Coordinator to join our Chronic Disease in Pregnancy research program.

About the Role

You will have overall responsibility for operationalising the research across NSW and ACT and will apply project management methodology to ensure that research timelines, deliverables and milestones are met. You will compile, develop and report information in order to inform community discussion and government decision making about the impact of chronic disease in pregnancy.

The role will also encompass aspects of training and education to hospital sites regarding the project and  recruitment of participants for the project.

About You

As you will be engaging and liaising  with stakeholders and hospital sites, Indigenous bodies, remote health agencies, government agencies, and other professional and community organisations your ability to develop and maintain high quality relationships and effective communication will be key.

 

You will also bring to this role:

  • Experience in health service research and clinical research project management
  • Knowledge and skills in public health/health services or related health research field
  • Knowledge of research project and ethics/governance requirements and demonstrated ability to plan, manage and undertake complex data collection and analytical research projects
  • Postgraduate qualifications in a relevant discipline.

Clinical and/or community experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and/or remote communities and/or chronic disease and/or maternity care, while not essential,  would be highly regarded.

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click here and download the position description from the UTS website.

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $79,217 to $85,85,772 pa HEW 6

This role attracts 9.5% superannuation in addition to the base salary.

Our commitment to work/life support includes benefits such as flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and support to carers.

This position is full-time or part-time (4 days per week) and appointment will be made on a fixed term basis for 12 months.

 

How To Apply

 

For further information on this role and details on how to apply, please click the following link: IRC112414 Research Coordinator

Prior to commencing your application for IRC112414, please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteriaYou are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document .

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

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

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC112414.

Specific enquiries regarding the role may be directed to Dr Jane Frawley on 02 9514 4808 or jane.frawley@uts.edu.au 

Enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to Julie Small, Recruitment Consultant, on 02 9514 2039.

Closing Date:  16 August 2018 at 11.59pm(AEST

Applicants must have unlimited rights to work in Australia.

 

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

 

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

 

UNSW Sydney

Research Manager - UNSW Law - closing date 19 August 2018


Job no: 493555
Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Research Administration support

 

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

 

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Law is Australia’s leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research.  Ranked 16th in the world among all law schools, UNSW Law is committed to the development of contemporary professional skills and inspired by principles of justice. UNSW Law through its teaching, research and community outreach promotes a holistic understanding of law and its role in society. The Faculty’s strong sense of social responsibility embodies a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and social justice while actively engaging in law reform and policy development domestically, regionally, and globally.

 

About the role

  • $102K - $115K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Continuing
  • Full-time

The Research Manager plays a key role supporting the Faculty Executive Team to develop and implement 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 relationship and providing high level advice on policy and strategy.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Experience in a research environment with an excellent understanding of the broader research context, funding sources, research grants requirements, research policies and regulations and managing internal funding schemes
  • Demonstrated ability in strategic, financial and resource planning, and effective implementation of plans, policies and procedures
  • Advanced conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to manage large data collection and analysis projects within set timeframes
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to establish and build relationships with staff at all levels including senior management and external organisations

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Download File Research Manager - Level 8 (Law).docx

Contact:

Ben Richards, Talent Acquisition Lead

E: ben.richards@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 11:55pm on 19th August 2018


 

Macquarie University

HDR Manager (Scholarships and Management) - closing date 19 August 2018


 

Job no: 504316 Work type: Full Time Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy Categories: Administration

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives.

Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university: one unbound by ivory towers and sandstone walls. Rather, we are focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society, encouraging all to traverse the boundaries of their own perspective and affect change.

Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. A place of constant stimulus and human interaction.

Together, we advance world-class theoretical thinking and translate it into real-world solutions. We’re connecting people across the most diverse fields of knowledge to create bold new possibilities: for their careers, intellectual endeavours, enterprises and the common good.

At Macquarie, people become skilled at switching between specialist and generalist mindsets; mastering complexity, thinking holistically and helping to create a better future.

Connect with us today.

Higher Degree Research Office

The Higher Degree Research Office (HDRO) manages the administration of the University's Higher Degree Research (HDR) Degrees, including the MRes program.  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 advice regarding policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Contribute to the financial management of all HDR Scholarships including budget monitoring and student fee management.
  • Coordinate and track scholarship program performance against HDR key performance indicators;
  • 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 for prospective HDR 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;

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, please submit your CV and a 1-2-page cover letter addressing the selection criteria below and upload it as part of the online 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 HDR research scholarship schemes, HDR reporting systems and databases in an Australian Higher Education environment with the University's research profile;
  • Demonstrated experience in working with research scholarship schemes, including the associated financial management;
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements (e.g. ESOS, AQF, Autonomous Sanctions Act, Code of Conduct for Responsible Research etc);
  • 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 $100,706 to $112,058 (HEW Level 8) plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Kate Roth, Deputy Director, HDR Partnerships and Scholarships on kate.roth@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Marleen Baeten, HR Officer, marleen.baeten@mq.edu.au or 02 9805 3109

Applications Close: Sunday, 19 August 2018 at 11:55pm (AEST)

Position Description: HDR Manager (Scholarships and Management)_8.pdf

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: 24 Jul 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time Applications close: 19 Aug 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time


 

James Cook University

Research Grants Officer - closing date 19 August 2018


Current Vacancies

Reference Number 16462: Research Grants Officer
Position Title Research Grants Officer
Details Full time, continuing HEWL 6 $73,429 - $79,531 Townsville Please read the application instructions prior to applying
Applications Close 19-AUG-2018 11:59:59 pm
Report To Manager, Research Grants, Ethics and Integrity
Contact Phone (07) 4781 4342
Contact Name Tina Langford
Contact Email tina.langford@jcu.edu.au

For further details visit the website https://www.jcu.edu.au/careers-at-jcu/vacancies

The University of Canberra

Senior Research Management Officer - closing date 20 August 2018


Job no: 492526
Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Research Support

Research Services is seeking an experienced Senior Research Management Officer who will contribute to the end-to-end management of externally funded research projects.

To be successful in this role, you will have previously worked in a similar role, have relevant qualifications and have expertise in the development of research proposals with a wide variety of funding sources. You must demonstrate your ability to communicate with various levels of stakeholders and show your strong organisational abilities.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work with a university named in the World’s Top 100 Young Universities ranking for 2017 by The Times Higher Education.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies; on site gym, on site medical services supermarket and childcare facilities.

University of Canberra is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume and a cover letter demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

Working Rights: Applicants for this position should have valid working rights for Australia.

For job specific information please contact Shubhra Roy via email shubhra.roy@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8000 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au

Closing Date: 11:55pm, Monday 20 August 2018

 


 

The University of Melbourne

Animal Ethics Officers x 2 - closing date 21 August 2018


Research, Innovation and Commercialisation, University Services
The University of Melbourne, Australia

Salary: AUD79,910 - AUD86,499 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements within the University of Melbourne. The Animal Ethics Officer is a member of the Research Ethics and Integrity Team which sits within the Research , Innovation and Commercialisation portfolio.

About the role

In support of the University’s research agenda, the Animal Ethics Officer will serve as Secretary to at least one University Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) and supports the operations of other University AECs as required.

The Animal Ethics Officer will interpret and accurately apply general principles, University policies, legislation and related regulatory agency requirements to individual matters. In this role you will assist with the creation, implementation, review and ongoing development of policies, guidelines and procedures relating to the use of animals in teaching and research.

The Animal Ethics Officer will assist in the development and implementation of information resources and training programs related to animal ethics. The position supports the management of records and enterprise information systems pertaining to animal ethics.

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about continuous improvement and innovation with a proven record of influencing and engaging others with your leadership skills. Your strong customer centric focus will ensure you build strong working relationships.

There are 2 roles available in this team.

About you

The appointee will have:

-  A degree, preferably in the sciences, with subsequent relevant experience; or extensive experience and specialist expertise or broad knowledge in administrative fields; or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

-  Experience and demonstrated achievement in committee servicing and support.

-  Well-developed oral and written communication skills including the ability to write accurate and concise minutes; prepare careful responses reflecting committee decisions on complex issues; prepare advisory notes; deal with a wide range of people and convey complex and confidential information in a sensitive yet clear manner

-  The capacity to prepare and deliver training material and information sessions to people from a range of backgrounds.

-  Demonstrated ability to provide high level advice to client groups, involving the ability to interpret policies and regulatory requirements

-  Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment

Benefits

-  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

-  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

-  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

-  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits  

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.

Employment Type: full-time continuing

 

Enquiries only to:
Tim Anning 

Tel +61 3 8344 2048

t.anning@unimelb.edu.au

 

Close date: 21 August 2018

For position information and to apply online go to

http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/897245/animal-ethics-officers-x-2


 

University of Otago, New Zealand

Senior Research Advisory Manager - closing date 26 August 2018


RESEARCH and ENTERPRISE OFFICE

Who we are

The University of Otago was established in 1869, just 21 years after the founding of the Otago province from which it takes its name. As New Zealand's first University, the vision was to build an enduring educational, cultural and economic force. Turning 150 in 2019, this deep-seated respect for education and drive to contribute to society through research and teaching remains stronger than ever.

Today, the University successfully balances its strong history and tradition with modern scholarship and outstanding research. Enjoying a worldwide reputation for research and academic excellence, it maintains well-established national and international linkages.

Ranked in the top 3% of Universities in the world, the University offers an outstanding education to over 20,000 students who enjoy living in New Zealand's only true University town. This is reflected in Otago's Five Star Plus QS star ranking for world-class quality and excellence, and being recognised as one of the most fifteen beautiful campuses in the world. The University has a national presence with substantial Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences located in Christchurch and Wellington. It also has a centre in Auckland and a College of Education campus in Invercargill.

With 4,000 full-time equivalent staff it is Dunedin largest employer. The University has assets of over $1.6 billion and is undertaking an ambitious capital development programme of over $650 million. The University has an unwavering commitment to build upon 150 years of outstanding achievement and recognises that its staff, both academic and professional, are the key to enduring success.

The Role

Research makes a difference: to our lives, to our economy, to our society and to our environment. At the University of Otago we have a strong history of research and scholarship from our foundation in 1869 and we are proud to be one of New Zealand's most research intensive universities.

The Research and Enterprise Office (R&E) supports and assists researchers in the identification of funding opportunities, partnering with business, grant applications, and the establishment of research contracts. We work closely with academic staff, students and Otago Innovation Ltd (the University's wholly-owned commercialisation arm) to foster a culture of enterprise and collaboration. Since its formation in 2011, R&E has grown research income from $88M to over $120M, through an extended period of significant change in government strategy and investment.

The newly created role of Senior Research Advisory Manager is a senior leadership position, and its key functions are to:

  • Lead the team of Research Advisors and Business Development Managers.
  • Oversee the provision of professional and strategic advice to University of Otago academic staff on securing research funding and in the prioritisation and management of research projects.
  • Assist the Director in maintaining key relations with external parties to promote University of Otago research and commercial activities.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this key role, you will ideally be PhD qualified, and have extensive knowledge and understanding of the diversity of university research activity and funding models. You will also be able to demonstrate significant experience in:

  • Research management, preferably within the NZ University and/or Crown Research Institute sectors.
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external senior stakeholders.
  • Leading teams to deliver high quality services.
  • Communicating, verbally and in writing, complex concepts clearly and succinctly.

Further Details

This is a full-time, permanent role.

We offer competitive salary, five weeks' annual leave, a 6.75% superannuation scheme, and the ability to achieve real work/life balance.

Applications quoting reference number 1801493 will close on Sunday, 26 August 2018.

University of Technology, Sydney

Research Administration Officer - closing date 28 August 2018


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

The Research Administration Officer is accountable to the Research Manager and is responsible for providing essential administrative support to research activities within the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building (DAB).

The position is located in the Research Support Office of the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. Professional staff within the Faculty Research Support team provide research administration-related support to the Associate Dean and academic staff. The incumbent in this position will work under the broad direction of their leader within their area of accountability.

The Research Administration Officer provides support across a diverse range of activities such as HDR student administration, administrative aspects of research funding applications and research output management, supporting faculty research committees, internal research-related data, systems and reports, and internal research events.

Main duties/responsibilities of the role:

  • Provide accurate, responsive and timely advice and assistance to research support office staff
  • Coordinate and maintain the Faculty Research Support Officer's records management in TRIM
  • Assist in the administration of research projects, research collections, Higher Degree Research processes, research events and marketing activities

Main skills/experience required for the role:

  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including the demonstrated ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Well-developed time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to develop and redesign administrative processes to improve organisational efficiency
  • Ability to exercise appropriate judgment and initiative to be adaptable to changing circumstances

Base Salary Range: $68,290 to $78,125 pa (HEW 5)

This role attracts 9.5% superannuation in addition to the base salary.

Our commitment to work/life support includes benefits such as flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and support to carers.

Whilst as Australia's premier city, Sydney is consistently ranked in the top 10 cities worldwide for quality-of-living.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a fixed term basis for 5 months. 

How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC115006 please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria.

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. 

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

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

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC115006.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 28th of August 2018 at 11.59pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

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

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

University of Auckland (UniServices)

Funds Advisor - closing date 31 August 2018


 

  • New opportunity - due to internal promotion

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.

Due to an internal promotion, we now have an opportunity for a Funds Advisor in our Funds and Submissions team.

To be effective in this role you will possess:

  • strong interpersonal skills
  • a talent for relationship management
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • a tolerance for ambiguity
  • ability to multi-task in a high volume deadline-driven environment
  • a collaborative approach to being a real team player.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

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

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

Please apply by submitting your CV and covering letter online by 5pm on Friday, 31 August 2018. A copy of the job description is attached.

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

To apply for this role, please visit https://careers.uniservices.co.nz/ and enter reference 5263ARMS.

The University of Auckland (UniServices)

Funds Advisor (International Portfolio) - closing date 31 August 2018


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

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

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

We now have an opportunity for a Funds Advisor in our Funds and Submissions team to support the international portfolio.

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

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

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing advice to our International team, researchers and research support staff on the requirements of a portfolio of international funders
  • Initiating, managing, advising, coordinating funding rounds to key international 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

A relevant tertiary qualification and ideally a minimum of five years' experience working in a large complex organisation is essential. Research Management experience within a public/government agency will be an advantage. Prior experience in the International public good funding environment, whilst not essential, will be favourably considered.

Please apply by submitting your CV and covering letter online by 5pm on Friday, 31 August 2018. A copy of the job description is attached.

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

To apply for this role, please visit https://careers.uniservices.co.nz/ and enter reference 5284ARMS.

Australian Catholic University

Research Ethics and Integrity Officer - closing date 2 September 2018


Job No: 974416 Campus Location: North Sydney Functional Unit: Research Services (DVCR) Work Type: Continuing full time

·         Be responsible for maximising research integrity to ensure best practice across the University

·         Encourage a strong culture of research ethics 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 and Integrity Officer you will:

  • support the management and administration of a large committee comprising internal and external members across the University
  • ensure that ethics applications are managed appropriately for all stages of their life cycle
  • work collaboratively to help develop policies and processes to meet legal and best practice requirements in research ethics and integrity
  • provide advice on the conduct of research, and support the management of complaints and investigations
  • promote a culture of research ethics and integrity at ACU

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

  • a degree with subsequent relevant experience in research management, particularly human research ethics and research integrity; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • a thorough knowledge of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (desirable)
  • skills and experience in case management, or the investigating and resolving of complaints or grievances, preferably in a legal or academic setting (desirable)
  • skills and experiencing in committee management and administration, including proficiency in minute taking (desirable)
  • 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 Download File Research Ethics & Integrity Officer_HEW 7_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 $101,110 - $109,431 pa, including salary component $85,440 - $92,471 pa Higher Education Worker Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Mr Sebastian Gimenez - Manager, Research Ethics and Integrity, Research Services on (02) 9739 2519.

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:  2 September 2018

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Research Fellow - closing date 3 September 2018


Job No: 974380  Campus Location: North Sydney  Functional Location: Institute for Positive Psychology & Education Work Type:  Continuing full time

  • Contribute to the world class research output of the Institute
  • Add your expertise to internationally recognised research
  • 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 Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) at Australian Catholic University is undergoing significant research intensification to position ACU as a leader in the international research arena in selected areas of strategic research interest. IPPE is led by an integrated team of world-class researchers as well outstanding mid / early career researchers and post-doctoral research fellows who currently hold a number of prestigious externally funded research grants.

We are seeking a Research Fellow to join IPPE to work closely with and assist Professor Herb Marsh with his research. The position is designed to support the research and foster links between the successful applicant and other research programs and researchers within IPPE. 

As Research Fellow you will:

  • establish a quality research program
  • contribute to quality research including high quality outputs of research aligned to ACU research priorities
  • work with and support senior academic staff while contributing independently or collaboratively in research
  • contribute to processes and share knowledge with staff and students to benefit the immediate academic team.

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

  • a PhD in a relevant discipline
  • evidence of alignment and/or experience in research in a relevant area
  • ability to lead and co-author research publications
  • relevant demonstrated quantitative skills e.g. structural equation modelling, longitudinal data modelling and multilevel modelling.

This position involves child-related employment and a Working with Children clearance will be required.

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 hereDownload File 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 $116,455 - $137,495 pa; including salary component $98,407 - $116,186 pa (Academic Classification Level B) and employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Associate Professor Phil Parker, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education via email to philip.parker@acu.edu.au

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: 3 September 2018

Advertised: 03 Aug 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time Applications close: 03 Sep 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time

The University of Melbourne

Research Portfolio Manager - closing date 9 September 2018


Salary: AUD $88,171 – AUD $95,444 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

A unique opportunity is available for a Research Portfolio Manager to join a world-renowned research team, providing high-level management support to Melbourne Laureate Professor Ingrid Scheffer’s extensive and multifaceted research program and executive roles. This role provides an opportunity to combine your experience in an academic or research environment with highly developed organisational, administrative and relationship management skills.

This position is located at the Melbourne Brain Centre, Austin Health in Heidelberg. The Melbourne Brain Centre is home to several high-achieving research groups including that led by Professor Ingrid Scheffer, Melbourne Laureate Professor and a leading international authority on paediatric neurology. This position is a University of Melbourne position based in the Centre, bringing with it many benefits of being part of the most highly-ranked University in the country.

Employment Type: Full time / fixed term          

 

Enquiries only to:

Amy Schneider

Tel +61 3 9035 7349

Email amy.schneider@unimelb.edu.au

 

Please do not send your application to this contact

 

Close date: 9 Sep 2018

 

For position information and to apply online go to https://careers.pageuppeople.com/422/ci/en/job/897369/research-portfolio-manager