VENTURE Study Data Coordinator

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0057727
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Part time (0.6 FTE); Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences
UOM 4 – $71,099 – $75,458 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 - Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences

The Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences educates future optometrists, performs internationally recognised vision science research, and contributes widely to the advancement of optometry as an essential health care discipline.

This role is funded by A/Prof Lauren Ayton, and will be entirely focused on research responsibilities, with no teaching requirements.

About the Role
The VENTURE Study Data Coordinator is a part- time role, ideally 0.6FTE (negotiable for the right candidate). The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating patient referrals, reports, genetic testing ordering and stakeholder enquiries. The role will work closely with our clinical team, who perform participant clinical assessments at both the University of Melbourne and the Centre for Eye Research Australia.

Under the routine supervision and direction of the VENTURE Study Coordinator, the incumbent will assist with:

About You
You will bring your excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing and have a demonstrated attention to detail and experience in data entry. You will posses a high level of organisation and time management skills with desirable experience with coordinating research and/or project management.

You will also have:

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

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 apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

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].

Applications close: Day Month 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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