Research Support Officer

University of Melbourne
May 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:$79,961 - $91,844
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Research Support Officer

Job no: 0062271 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 12 months Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Department of General Practice, Melbourne Medical School Salary: UOM 5 – $79,961 - $91,844 p.a. plus 17% super

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  • About the Role This role presents an exciting opportunity for a skilled project manager passionate about clinical trials. You will play a pivotal role in managing a diverse portfolio of trials aimed at enhancing early detection of liver disease and assessing genomic risk prediction for various cancers. Joining a collaborative team at the University of Melbourne's Department of General Practice, located in the Centre for Cancer Research at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, you will have the chance to demonstrate your excellent communication and relationship management skills, contributing to the success of multiple trials. This role offers the unique opportunity to lead initiatives bringing trials to regional general practices within Victoria, necessitating travel and offering a dynamic work environment.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing multiple clinical trials focused on early detection of liver disease and genomic risk prediction for various cancers.
  • Collaborating across teams to ensure effective project management and cohesion.
  • Managing administrative tasks associated with trial operations, from start-up to closeout.
  • Facilitating recruitment efforts at both general practice and patient levels, particularly in regional areas.
  • Who We Are Looking For You will possess a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multiple research teams to support the achievement of project goals, and deadlines, and be able to work collaboratively as well as independently to manage your time effectively. You will bring a demonstrated ability to work independently, maintain effective communication and stakeholder engagement.

    You will also have:

  • A tertiary qualification in any number of or related discipline, with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated capacity to multitask and constructively solve problems with a degree of autonomy and accountability.
  • Current driver's license
  • 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 General Practice The Department of General Practice at the University of Melbourne is a leading center for primary care research, training, and innovation. With a network of over 600 community-based practices, we provide quality medical education, postgraduate training, and collaborate on research. Through initiatives like the Data for Decisions program, we ensure privacy while leveraging electronic medical record data. Our research focuses on biostatistics, implementation science, informatics, and co-design, addressing key healthcare challenges. Join us to shape the future of primary care and make a difference in patient outcomes.

    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 Kim Groizard at [email protected], 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 responses against the 3 Bold 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 Tara 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: 22 Apr 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 20 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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