Research Manager

Job no: 502930
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, Administration, Project Management and Project Support, HEO8

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(HEO8) $96,925 to 108,787 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed term position for a period of 12 months

Be responsible for the research program management, governance and day to day administrative operations of the CRE in Translating Nutritional Sciences to Good Health

The Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health was established in 2012.  Funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the CRE seeks to encourage and promote clinical research in the area of nutritional physiology. 

The Centre aims to formalise existing collaborations and facilitate the development of others, which span the spectrum from basic science, through to human physiology and clinical medicine, to population health.

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience in project management, including adherence to sound practices, such as project planning, executing plans, monitoring and reporting, achieving milestones and managing relationships
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including report writing, presentations, publications, grants and human research ethics applications
  • Proven organisational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritise work and work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work collegially as part of a team and with a wide range of stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated ability to develop budgets for clinical research studies

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 honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. 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.

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.

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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 five 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.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 27 August 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Michael Horowitz
Head, CRE in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health
P: +61 (8) 7074 2812

For application related enquiries, please contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Human Resources Team

You'll find a full position description 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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