Senior Graduate Research Officer

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job no: 0030488
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full-time; Fixed term until 24th December 2025
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Learning and Teaching Unit
UOM 6 – $92,749 - $100,397 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced professional to join our dynamic team as a Senior Graduate Research Officer. As a key member of the Learning and Teaching Unit, you will play a crucial role in administering the Faculty's graduate research course and scholarship applications, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality services to our stakeholders. By deputizing for the Graduate Research Team Coordinator and contributing to process improvements, you will have the chance to make a significant impact on the growth and success of our Faculty and the overall graduate researcher experience. Additionally, you will provide executive support to the Faculty Graduate Research Selection and Scholarship Committee, further enhancing your involvement in strategic decision-making processes.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
We are looking for you, a collaborative and adaptable individual who excels both in team settings and when working independently in a dynamic environment. Your ability to cultivate inclusive relationships with stakeholders at all levels, combined with your keen attention to detail, time management, and problem-solving skills, will enable you to deliver creative solutions and exercise sound judgement. Your commitment to providing excellent customer service will ensure exceptional support to our stakeholders.

You will also have:

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – “Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences/Learning and Teaching Unit “
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences is a leading institution in the field of healthcare research and education. With a revenue of over $880M, the Faculty is the largest at the University of Melbourne, offering exceptional opportunities for growth and development to its staff and students. The Faculty is committed to advancing healthcare through research and innovation, and has a strong focus on supporting Indigenous employment and student retention, as reflected in its appointment of Australia's first Associate Dean (Indigenous) and development of a Reconciliation Action Plan. Joining the Faculty offers the chance to be part of a dynamic, world-class community dedicated to improving health outcomes for all.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

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].

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We recognise that reconciliation is central to our purpose. For more information, please visit our Reconciliation page.

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

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