• The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jun 9, 2021

Job Description:

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.
The incumbent will also act as Project Manager for the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)-funded ORMA research project, which involves the exploration of improved integration of osteoporosis identification, treatment and care in the primary care setting. As Project Manager, the incumbent will play a key role in recruitment of participant practices for the study as well as ensuring all project timelines are kept on track, milestones are met, data is recorded, maintained and stored under standard ethics and integrity requirements and other key administrative tasks to ensure the project’s satisfactory progress. The incumbent will be highly motivated, pro-active and organised in helping build and sustain the clinical research activity in the Department through effective management of all relevant trials and procurement of new trials.
The position reports to the Department Manager, Department of Medicine Western Health for administrative purposes and to the Chair of Medicine, Western Health for research and clinical trials coordination