Clinical Trials Coordinator

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Aug 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0056753
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Part-time 0.6 FTE; Fixed-term until December 2023
Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Medicine, Western Health
Salary: UOM 6 – $ 89,182 – $96,536 p.a. (pro-rata for part-time) plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, and the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, celebration, initiation, and renewal and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About The Department of Medicine, Western Health

The Department of Medicine, Western Health is a large and diverse department in the Melbourne Medical School that undertakes research, postgraduate and undergraduate teaching within the University of Melbourne teaching hospitals. A growing node of the Department, the Department of Medicine, Western Health conducts research into aging and chronic diseases, with particular emphasis on musculoskeletal diseases.

About the Role
Reporting to the Department Manager, The Clinical Trials Coordinator will provide primary coordination services for investigator-initiated clinical trials in the Department of Medicine, Western Health, and the Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science (AIMSS), which is based within the Department. The incumbent is expected to take responsibility for key aspects of all investigator-initiated trials, including participant and health service (as applicable) recruitment, generation and maintenance of required protocols and other documentation to maintain Good Clinical Practice (GCP) compliance, liaison with recruiting units in Western Health, liaison with study PIs and other relevant personnel, and other aspects

Responsibilities include:

About You

You are a highly motivated, proactive, and organised individual with a background in clinical trials, ethics submissions, and management of research budgets. You will possess an elevated level of initiative with a demonstrated ability to plan, implement, prioritise and set deadlines.

You will also 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.

You will be required to spend time at the Sunshine, Footscray, and Williamstown sites therefore you will require a current driver’s licence.

About the University
The University of Melbourne 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.

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

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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

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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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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].