Clinical Trials Project Officer

Curtin University of Technology
November 24, 2023
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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 200 researchers undertaking research including in vascular and metabolic disorders, immunology, infectious and wound care, neurological diseases, and pain as well as in cancer.

The 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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducing recruitment, data collection, and study-related activities in adherence to the study protocol.
  • Ensuring compliance with clinical trial protocol, ethical guidelines and applicable laws. Supporting the clinical trials team in aligning with ethical standards and Good Clinical Practice guidelines.
  • Assisting in start-up activities, including authoring documents like investigator brochures, participate information, consent forms, budgets, timelines, and safety reporting requirements.
  • Coordinating and preparing ethical submissions for project approvals in line with Human Resource Ethics Committee requirements.
  • Managing administrative aspects of projects, including monitoring of deadlines and reporting obligations, coordination of teleconferences and meetings of stakeholders.
  • Engage in collegial communication and liaison with various stakeholders.
  • Coordinate patient interviews, assess their suitability for inclusion in the research study, provide them with information about the aims of the study and instruct them in the study method.
  • Coordinate trial procedures.
  • Identify and document any risks and issues associated with the conduct of the study.
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    For more information about this opportunity please contact Professor John Mamo on [email protected] .

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    Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, generous superannuation, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus also includes an art gallery, gym, childcare, medical centre, and endless food options.

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    Your application should include a cover letter, your CV and separate document directly addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    Selection criteria:

  • Completion of relevant degree with subsequent relevant experience at research institutes, or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience and/or education/training.
  • Relevant experience with basic experimental and research techniques, including working with pharmaceuticals, health practitioners and clinical trials.
  • Proven ability to discretely solve problems through innovation and diagnostic skills within the scope of professional expertise or functional responsibility.
  • Effectiveness in both oral and written communication, showcasing the ability to consult and liaise with a diverse range of people, including cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • Well-developed numeracy and validation skills, along with an analytical and methodical approach to tasks. Attention to detail is sharp, and there is evidence of strict adherence to protocols and working guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as effectively as a team member.
  • Applications close: 2pm Australian Western Standard Time, Friday 24 November 2023

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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