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Job No: 975601
Campus Location: Melbourne
Functional Unit: The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
Work Type: Fixed term full time
- Utilise your excellent project management and research administration skills to support the Behaviour, Environment and Cognition Research Program
- Full-time fixed-term (approximately 3 years)
- Position based in Melbourne
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.
As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.
The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MMIHR) is focused on finding and advocating for effective strategies to create healthier societies. Our research aims to address critical public health issues by identifying and responding with innovative programs that deliver better health outcomes and transform lives. The Behaviour, Environment and Cognition Research Program (BECRP) within the MMIHR uses data from national and international studies to explore the interaction between urban environments, lifestyle behaviours (participation in physical and social activities) and physical and cognitive health across the lifespan. Research is conducted in collaboration with teams from 16 different countries across six continents.
As a Research Manager (Neuropsychology) you will:
- Provide managerial oversight of the research and related administrative activities of the neuropsychology component of the BECRP.
- Manage end-to-end research deliverables in line with funding agreements
- Take a lead role in identifying, developing and translating new partnership opportunities into a range of evidence-based programs of research.
- Contribute to the collection, analysis and reporting of data related to BECRP
To be successful in this role you will need:
- Tertiary qualification (Masters or PhD) in neuropsychology or equivalent and extensive experience in observational, experimental or clinical research in neuropsychology or cognitive sciences.
- Demonstrated skills in the coordination of data collection, data analysis using a range of databases, and high-level record keeping and data management skills.
- High level writing skills, including stakeholder communications, presentations, and the ability to produce high quality papers and reports within required parameters.
- To demonstrate confidence and courage in achieving ACU’s Mission, Vision and Values by connecting the purpose of one’s work to ACU’s Mission, Vision and Values.
The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.
How to Apply:
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Total remuneration valued to $115,017 to $128,589pa, including salary component $97,191 - $108,660 (Higher Education Worker Level 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
General enquiries can be directed to Professor Ester Cerin on 03 9230 8260 or Ester.Cerin@acu.edu.au
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.
Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers
ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.
Applications Close: Tuesday 3 March 2020
Advertised: 14 Feb 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 03 Mar 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Operations Manager – CNRM
Centre for Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine,
School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science
At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are widely recognised as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity. Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines. UTS Equal Futures celebrates and supports women in academia through every stage of their career.
Thus, the Faculty of Science aims to ensure equitable representation in all occupational categories and in all levels of its workforce. In an effort to eliminate employment barriers, we especially encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, from individuals with primary carer responsibilities, from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates and from female candidates.
At UTS’ Centre for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM), we are dedicated to helping those suffering from the debilitating conditions of the brain, mind and spinal cord. Led by Professor Bryce Vissel, the Centre is delivering results previously never thought possible, in line with its vision to create a sustainable, world-leading hub of excellence.
We are looking for a dedicated, experienced Operations Manager to work with and support The Centre Director, Professor Vissel, in this endeavour.
The operations manager position may appeal to a person who has previously been a senior highly experienced Executive Assistant or who has had a major administrative role requiring efficient management of numerous and sometimes sensitive responsibilities.
The Operations Manager is ultimately accountable to the Manager of the School of Life Sciences in the Faculty of Science but on a day-to-day basis, effectively reports to the Centre Director. The Operations Manager contributes to the objective of maximising outcomes for CNRM by providing many aspects of administrative support to the CNRM Director, including, but not limited to:
- Review proposals prior to submission for accuracy, style, and to ensure compliance
- Provide financial advice relating to grants and funding as required and maintain awareness of, and advise on, CNRM finances
- Plan, coordinate and provide strategic advice to enquiries and information requests from the Centre staff, UTS community and from external parties in relation to a range of sensitive issues in consultation with the Centre Director
- Manage numerous day-to-day matters for the Centre Director as outlined in the Position Description
- Prepare correspondence and reports to funding body, government and industry partners, researchers and University management as directed
- Help manage strategic communications internally and externally
- Consult with stakeholders as agreed and provide specialist advice to the Centre Director on issues as they arise
- Coordinate Centre activities across sites as required by the Centre Director.
To be successful in this role, you should have:
- Demonstrated superior and effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse range of staff at various levels across the University and externally.
- Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills and ability to contribute to continuous improvement in operations, processes and service delivery.
- Demonstrated capacity for dealing effectively with people and stakeholders, and understanding of managing information with sensitivity and confidentiality
- The ability to interpret and provide advice on policy and procedure.
- Experience in communication through newsletters and reports
- Experience in administrative tasks such as calendar and expense management and responding to emails of various complexity and dealing with related issues
- Relevant tertiary qualification or an equivalent level of knowledge gained from a combination of experience and training.
- ‘Experience in the timely provision of excellent client service in a high pressured administrative or project environment.
- An understanding of the Position Description and an ability to work across a variety of tasks as described in the Position Description
Remuneration & Benefits
Base Salary Range: $90,062 to $99,631 pa (HEW 7)
This role attracts 9.5% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.
UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.
This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a fixed term basis for 12 months.
For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities and to apply click here
Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at email@example.com or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.
Closing Date: Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 11.59pm (AEST)
Applicants must have unlimited rights to work in Australia.
UTS is recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.
An exciting new opportunity has arisen in the Research Development team for a full-time Research Support Officer.
Working across the teams at Telethon Kids Institute and reporting to the Manager of Grants and Research Development, this role is integral providing research grants administration support.
The position will provide pro-active and timely assistance to researchers in the grant development and application process, administering awards and ensuring funding scheme conditions and guidelines are followed. The Research Support Officer will also take oversight of maintaining the Institute’s publication database and internal award schemes.
The position will work closely with the Manager of Grants and Research Development and Senior Grants Development Officer.
The position is a 2 year maximum term contract, with a possible extension subject to performance review and a re-assessment of the team's on-going needs. We will consider job-share arrangements and these should be noted in your cover letter.
The be successful in the role you will possess the following:
- A relevant graduate degree or equivalent knowledge and skills developed through professional experience in research administration
- Excellent organisational and time management skills
- Excellent communication skills including interpersonal, verbal and written reports
- High level of attention to detail
- Ability to show initiative, work independently and cooperatively with members of the team
- Ability to anticipate and resolve problems
- High standard of proficiency in the use of computer software packages
- Knowledge of competitive grant opportunities, ideally in the health and medical research space (desirable)
- Experience in research grant management and administration (desirable)
For specific details, please refer to the Job Description. We will consider applicants at all levels of experience in the sector. We are looking for a person with excellent organisation and time management skills and a high level of attention to detail who is looking to join and make a positive contribution to a high performing team.
We are driving inclusion and diversity as part of the way we work. If you meet a number of the requirements (and not all), we encourage you to submit your application.
The successful candidate will be asked to provide a satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.
Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills; we embrace all employee differences and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.
In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package including salary packaging of up to $15, 899 and the opportunity to be part of a long-standing organisation.
We offer excellent training and development opportunities and generous staff benefits including flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, social activities and a health and wellbeing program.
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Contact Name: Tegan McNab
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 06/03/2020 - Telethon Kids reserves the right to hire prior to the closing date.
The Telethon Kids Institute is one of the nation's leading medical research organisations. We are home to a diverse team of more than 750 staff and postgraduate students dedicated to improving child health and development.
Telethon Kids is an independent medical research institute, based within the Perth Children's Hospital at the QEII Medical Centre campus in Nedlands, Western Australia. The Institute’s purpose-built facility includes state-of-the-art laboratories, collaborative work spaces, clinical suites and meeting spaces with access to leading-edge technology and research services.
Our research teams are among the world's best and we have strong affiliations with the children's hospital and all the major Western Australian universities.
The Telethon Kids Institute is committed to being champions of gender equity, diversity and inclusivity. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for positions with the Institute to support our aim of improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and families and to continue to build a culturally competent, respectful and safe place to work.
*The successful candidate will be asked to provide a satisfactory National Police Check (obtained within the last 3 months) prior to commencement*
Job no: 497311
Work type: Full time
Location: Bedford Park
Categories: HEO9, Research Development and Support
Higher Education Officer Level 9
$111,392 to $119,197 pa
Position Reports to:
Chief Operating Officer - Australasian Research Management Society
Please Direct Application Enquiries to:
Mrs Maria Zollo
Friday, 20 March 2020 at 11:00am
The Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) Inc is hosted by Flinders University and will be located in the ARMS Executive Office at Flinders’ Bedford Park Campus. ARMS is the Australasian Association of Research Management professionals, providing strategic, management, technical, administrative, or clerical assistance to support the research endeavour. The Society’s membership spans universities, independent research institutions, government and health research organisations from across the Australasia region including Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
This position will suit an experienced research management professional who is seeking to advance her/his skills in a senior business development role.
The key purpose of this position is to provide business development leadership to expand ARMS’ suite of education, training and professional development programs and offerings as detailed in the Professional Development Framework, including strategy formulation, governance and operational management. The incumbent will work under the broad to generally unguided direction of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and in conjunction with the Education and Professional Development Committee, but is expected to show initiative and work independently as required.
The position will be responsible for overseeing the financial stability and profitability of professional development programs, and is charged with continually enhancing these programs to ensure that they are effectively meeting the changing needs of the research management profession and to ensure that the ARMS Board meets its strategy in accordance with the ARMS Strategic Plan, Towards 2025.
Flexibility of working hours is required as after-hours work may also be required, including international and interstate travel as approved by the ARMS COO.
Information For Applicants:
You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.
We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.
Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.
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Advertised: 17 Feb 2020 Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close: 20 Mar 2020 11:00 AM Cen. Australia Daylight Time