Senior Manager, Our Collaborations in Health Research

University of Queensland
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • First Nations Cancer & Wellbeing Research Program within the School of Public Health

  • Competitive remuneration to be negotiated with the preferred applicant.+ 17% superannuation

  • Full time or part time (minimum 0.8), fixed-term appointment for up to 3 years

  • Identified position for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants only

  • Closing date: Sunday 19th February 2023 at 11:00 pm AEST

  • UQ Careers: R-21891

  • Acknowledgment of Country

    The University of Queensland (UQ) acknowledges the Traditional Owners and their custodianship of the lands on which UQ operates. We pay our respects to their Ancestors and their descendants, who continue cultural and spiritual connections to Country. We recognise their valuable contributions to Australian and global society.

    About the First Nations Cancer and Wellbeing Research Team ( FNCWR)

    The First Nations Cancer & Wellbeing Research (FNCWR) Program is led by Professor Gail Garvey within the School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine. The vision of the FNCWR program is innovative and community-driven research that supports and empowers Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities to achieve optimal health and wellbeing.

    The FNCWR Program is Indigenous-led and a multidisciplinary program that uses innovative methodologies which are culturally sensitive and appropriate, and incorporate co-design principles. Our Program is supported through major competitive funding including NHMRC and ARC grants such as Centre of Research Excellence (CRE), MRFF, Partnership grant, Targeted Call for Research to build a National Network of First Nations Researchers.

    About This Opportunity

    The Senior Manager will provide leadership, management and strategic direction to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the plan to establish a national network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers. Working closely with the Executive Group and the Cultural and Community Council, the Senior Manager will work with the program leads to plan, manage and deliver key deliverables across the program.

    For further information, please view our appointment booklet here.

    This is an Identified position and the occupant must identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

    The University of Queensland considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991(Qld) and the filling of this position constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth).

    The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence which confirms they are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.

    What We Can Offer

    This is a part-time (minimum 0.8 FTE) or full-time (1.0 FTE) fixed-term position for three years. A competitive remuneration will be negotiated with the preferred applicant.

    The following flexible employment options may be available for this role: some working from home; variable start or finish times; compressed hours; purchased leave; flex-time. There may be opportunity for additional hours or extension of contract, pending research grant outcomes.

    For further information about UQ's benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


    To discuss this role please contact Professor Gail Garvey.

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter

  • Separate document addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.

    About the Selection Process

    The interviews for this position has been tentatively booked for Friday 24th February 2023.

    To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline or will not be accepted.

    Other Information

    Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion . We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity , LGBTQIA+ , cultural and/or linguistic , Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples , or people with a disability . Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

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