Research and Project Officer

Updated: 23 days ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time fixed term (20 months) Research Officer role at Wollongong (Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD) and Camperdown - Job share / Part time considered

  • Contribute to high-quality clinical research at the Sydney Nursing School and Illawarra Shoalhaven in a Nationally funded MRFF grant focussing on brain injury

  • Base Salary $95,860- $103,341+ 17% superannuation 

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School) is the school of choice to nurture global citizens in health and wellbeing. We are currently ranked #3 in Australia and #12 globally in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. At the School we seamlessly integrate teaching, research, and scholarship with practice and policy development, while fostering engagement with all health professions. Our experienced staff, many of whom work in frontline healthcare services, make a real difference to the healthcare landscape in Australia and internationally.

We have an excellent opportunity available for a Research and Project Officer to support Professor Kate Curtis and her research team to lead, facilitate and evaluate the outcomes of high-quality clinical research at the Sydney Nursing School (SNS).  These duties will primarily be conducted as part of a large nationally funded MRFF grant AUS-mTBI  

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • ensuring effective AUS-mTBI study recruitment through the HeadCheck app

  • completing and coordinating the necessary ethics and governance approvals

  • liaising with partner organizations and community groups to promote the study

  • investigating and engaging with relevant social media groups, online community pages and other public stakeholders and media channels for cross-promotion.

  • create content and presentations that can be given to both scientific and lay groups about the AUS-mTBI project, and deliver these presentations as required

  • work collaboratively with the larger team of researchers involved in the AUS-mTBI project to optimise recruitment.

  • undertake research administration related to activities at the University and LHD

About you

  • tertiary qualifications in a health-related discipline

  • experience in managing research projects including grant applications, ethics submissions, data collection and management and reporting.

  • demonstrated understanding of and experience working in the health care system

  • demonstrated excellent organisational and administrative skills

  • demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as effectively as part of a team.

  • demonstrated ability to work flexibly and switch between tasks across a variety of work environments.

  • ability to prioritise workload, sometimes under pressure with competing priorities.

  • research publication record including in conducting scientific literary searches.

  • strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with the demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with colleagues and stakeholders and to produce documentation which is clear and concise.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the reasons for the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

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Sunday 04 February 2024 11:59 PM

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