Research and Graduate Research Co-ordinator

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0055985
Location: Hospital-Based
Role type:
Full time; Continuing
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Dental School
Salary: UOM 6 – $87,007 - $94,181 p.a. plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About Melbourne Dental School

The Melbourne Dental School has a strong tradition in Oral Health education and research, and an established international reputation in several research areas. The School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in oral health and dentistry, as well as clinical specialist postgraduate training and an extensive suite of Continuing Professional Development programs. Clinical teaching occurs in the Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital, the Melbourne Dental Clinic, and a wide range of community health providers. Research in the School is an integral component of staff and student activities underpinning both the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The major research activities of the school are conducted via three Divisions and four major research groups, which range from translational biomedical science to clinical studies, and pedagogical research. The Head of School joined the University of Melbourne in 2020 and is leading a program of change within the School focusing on strategic reviews of education, research, and organisational structure, known as MDS’25’.

About the Role

The Research and Graduate Research Coordinator delivers key administrative functions to academic staff and students across the School to enhance the service experience.

In a typical week at work, you may:

About You
You will have a passion and commitment to providing excellent customer service. You will be able to utilise your exceptional interpersonal, and communication (verbal and written) skills to liaise with and provide advice and support to a range of stakeholders at all levels.

Ideally, you will further have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages with disabilities and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

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Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements:

The University of Melbourne is required to comply with applicable health guidance and directions issued from the Victoria Health Minister. The University of Melbourne requires all University of Melbourne employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption order applies. All applicants therefore must meet this requirement when submitting an application.