Clinical Trial Database Support Officer

University of Melbourne
July 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$83,159 - $95,518
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Clinical Trial Database Support Officer

Job no: 0063083 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 12 months Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Department of Infectious Diseases Salary: UOM 5 – $83,159 - $95,518 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Support database coordination and management for large international clinical trials in infectious diseases
  • Opportunity to work on large global clinical trials for Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections and COVID-19 treatments.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role The Department of Infectious Diseases at the Peter Doherty Institute seeks a Clinical Trial Database Support Officer to assist with database coordination for the Tong Research Group's international, multicentre clinical trials, including the SNAP and ASCOT trials. The role involves supporting research sites, resolving data queries, developing SOPs, and maintaining database records, with opportunities for involvement in governance submissions and other trial duties.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Set up database users, provide training, ongoing support for users and user access to research staff.
  • Raise data queries and liaise with participating research sites to resolve queries or missing data.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with the external database providers and analysis teams
  • Primary point-of-contact for the study statisticians, Data Safety and Monitoring Committee, and data coordinators.
  • Who We Are Looking For

    The ideal candidate excels in communication, attention to detail, and organisational skills, demonstrating the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, consistently meeting deadlines while producing high- quality work and effectively engaging with various stakeholders.

    You will also have:

  • Completion of a degree in biomedical science, health science, nursing, data management or a public health related discipline or progress towards and relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills with the ability to work with a high level of attention to detail in relation to preparation of documentation, compliance and reporting requirements
  • Working knowledge of ethics, confidentiality, security and privacy as they relate to clinical trial data.
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders from policy and research environments, as well as the ability to write user manuals and protocols.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – Department of Infectious Diseases The Department of Infectious Diseases at the Peter Doherty Institute conducts impactful research on global health challenges, including antimicrobial resistance, HIV, tuberculosis, and emerging infectious diseases. Join our collaborative team of diverse researchers, make a difference in patient outcomes, and contribute to shaping public health policies. Together, we strive for excellence, innovation, and integrity in advancing our understanding and combatting infectious diseases.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check outour benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Walid via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 01 Jul 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 15 Jul 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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