Research Manager

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Sep 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0056978
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Part-time 0.6 FTE ; Fixed-term for 12 months
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School Of Biomedical Sciences
Salary: UOM 8 – $110,709 - $119,829 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, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of 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 School Of Biomedical Sciences

The School of Biomedical Sciences is one of the most prominent and diverse Schools in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences and is comprised of three Departments - Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, and Microbiology and Immunology.

The School is situated on the University’s Parkville Campus and is part of the largest biomedical precinct in the southern hemisphere, providing access to world class research facilities for staff and students.

The School fosters a values-based culture of innovation and creativity to achieve research and teaching excellence.

About the Role

An opportunity is now available for a Research Manager to join the Coin Laboratory. Reporting to the Laboratory Head, the Research Manager is responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of research activities.

This role requires a high level of autonomy and responsibility, interpersonal skills, a collaborative work ethic, and effective communication skills to ensure the success of research outcomes for the Coin Laboratory.

Responsibilities Include:

About You
You will be an experienced professional with expertise in managing programs/portfolios and individual projects, from development to the reporting process. You will have high-level organisational and time management skills, including the proven ability to prioritise, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines. You will be a self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to consult, negotiate, influence, and liaise effectively with a diverse range of people.

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.

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 a 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.

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.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

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