Lay People - Community Representative

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Australia

October 16, 2022

Description

Overview:

Are you interested in human research ethics and research? Want to gain valuable experience and contribute to quality ethical research? Join RMIT's Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) as a lay community member.

Online meetings - 4 – 6 hours per month and Training provided.

Online meetings are held between 4:00 to 6:30 pm on the third Wednesday of most months, and you are not required to attend campus for meetings. Applicants can be based anywhere in Australia.

As a committee member, you will review RMIT research applications involving human participants and participate in meetings. In return, you will be provided with comprehensive training and mentoring in a supportive and friendly environment. External members receive an honorarium.

To be eligible, you must:

· Be available to attend meetings and undertake pre-reading

· Not be a current employee RMIT University

· Not currently be engaged in medical, scientific, legal or academic work.

To Apply

Please contact Peter Burke (HREC secretary) for more information about this role humanethics@rmit.edu.au

Please submit a brief cover letter stating why you are interested in the role and your resume outlining any relevant skills or experience and send them to diana.ruiz@rmit.edu.au.

Please note that due to the urgent nature of the role, offers will be made to suitable candidates as they apply, so please put in your application promptly.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

Applications close on Sunday, 16 October at 11.59pm.

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Applications Close:

16 Oct 2022 11.59 pm

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreakhere.

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

About the employer

The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and...