Research Officer - Women's and Children's Health

Updated: 19 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Apr 2021

Job no:505278
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Campus:Adelaide
Categories:Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, HEO5


(HEO5) $72,832 - $80,983 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed-term, full-time role until 31 December 2021

Located at the Women's and Children's Hospital, the Lifelong Health Research Group strives to ensure that care for women and their infants is effective, and that treatment benefits outweigh harms.  The Group has led a randomised trial involving pregnant women with overweight or obesity, investigating a dietary and lifestyle intervention to reduce the rise of adverse pregnancy outcomes.

We are seeking a Research Officer with experience in the recruitment of study participants to provide research, technical and administrative support to our researchers to ensure smooth and successful performance of research projects.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in the conduct of clinical research trials and working with human participants.
  • Familiarity with laboratory management and safety procedures.
  • Demonstrated high level written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, to meet deadlines and an ability to prioritise tasks and assignments.

This position requires a valid Working with Children Check 

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

Learn more at: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/hr/ua/media/5268/staff-values-and-behaviour-framework_0.pdf

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of six schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 25 April 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Andrea Deussen
Clinical Trials Manager, Women's and Children's Health
P:  0409 091 798
E: andrea.deussen@adelaide.edu.au  

For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team
E: fhshr@adelaide.edu.au  

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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