Clinical Trials Project Officer

Curtin University of Technology


February 10, 2022


Job Reference: 844162

Curtin Faculty of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences follows a long tradition of discipline-based course delivery in the health professions. The staff are actively involved in clinical practice, and leading professionals from the healthcare sector also contribute to teaching our courses. At the same time, our strong academic orientation keeps us at the forefront of evidence-based practice.

In this role you will join Curtin's flagship centre of medical research excellence, the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI). Researchers at CHIRI study the biology of chronic disease, looking for new opportunities to prevent or stop disease progression. CHIRI hosts approximately 300 researchers undertaking research including in vascular and metabolic disorders, immunology, infectious and wound care, neurological diseases and pain as well as in cancer.

Your new role

The Clinical Trial Project Officer is responsible for the coordination of selected clinical research projects undertaken by the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI). The role will be directly supporting the principal investigators and Project Team in all aspects of conduct and implementation of clinical trials. The projects will vary and may involve the evaluation of interventional therapies in randomised controlled trials.

Day to day this role will liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including physicians and nursing staff at general practices, specialist practices and/or hospitals, and trial participants. Ensuring adherence to clinical trial protocols is of paramount importance, you will need to comply with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, study specific protocols, and all applicable national and international laws and regulations.

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as effectively as a team member.
  • Relevant experience with basic experimental and research techniques, including working with pharmaceuticals, health practitioners and clinical trials.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems discretely by using innovation and exercising diagnostic skills within areas of functional responsibility or professional expertise.
  • Demonstrated well-developed numeracy and validation skills with an analytical and methodical approach to tasks and sharp attention to detail as well as evidence of ability to adhere strictly to protocol and working guidelines.
  • Desirable:

  • Recent experience at relevant research institutes,
  • Clinical expertise in an area of research aligned with cardiovascular or neurological medicine or aligned allied health discipline;
  • Please see the position description using the link below for further information regarding the requirements of this role.

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    About the employer

    Curtin University (formerly known as Curtin University of Technology and Western Australian Institute of Technology) is an Australian public research university based in Bentley, Perth, Western Australia. It is named after John Curtin, Prime Minister of Australia from 1941 to...