Research Integrity Officer

Job no: 510532
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, Administration, Executive Support, HEO7

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(HEO7) $91,187 - $101,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Continuing position available.

The Division of Research and Innovation provides leadership in achieving the University’s strategic goals, particularly in relation to research strategy, researcher education, services, infrastructure and supporting the development of world-class research and impact, both nationally and internationally. Supporting an ethos of excellence, innovation, engagement and impact, the Division is responsible for achieving the research objectives set out in the University Strategic Plan.

Research Services provides professional staff support services to the University's Research community in relation to competitive research funding/grant opportunities, research grant administration, applications and awards, research ethics, compliance and integrity management, research contract management and research related reporting and collections such as the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) and general and strategic advice to researchers and research leaders.

Working under limited direction, the Research Integrity Officer will provide executive officer level assistance to senior managers involved in research integrity investigations, developing and providing training, overseeing complaints related to research misconduct, preparation of meeting papers and complex documentation, policy and procedure development, interpretation of relevant policies and guidelines and the monitoring of the University’s obligations under the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research. The role will also involve contributing to the development of internal processes, web site and information systems and responding to internal and external queries.

If you are a service-oriented, team player committed to promoting ethical practices in research then we are keen to hear from you.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret regulatory and/or professional principles, resources and guidelines, and provide strategic advice.
  • Demonstrated understanding of procedural fairness.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise and establish productive working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and to deal with inquiries.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to follow and document due process.
  • Demonstrated reliability in dealing with complex, highly confidential and/or sensitive matters.

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 the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

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 division's broader role

The Division of Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment. 

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 7th October 2022.

Please note that the University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Monica Kerr
Manager, Office of Research Ethics, Compliance and Integrity (ORECI) | Innovation & Commercialisation Services
P: +61 (8) 8313 6113

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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