Manager Research Integrity and Ethics

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Administration, Legal & Compliance, Management, Project Management & Support

The University of Tasmania is ranked among the top research-intensive Universities within Australia with a strength and diversity of research reflecting a consistent world-class performance across a breadth of disciplines

The Manager Research Integrity and Ethics is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Research Integrity and Ethics to support a culture of research excellence. 

In the role you will:

- The Manager Research Integrity and Ethics is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Research Integrity and Ethics Unit in accordance with the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (the Code) and other legislative, regulatory and policy requirements.

-Engage with and contribute to the national research management community, assess the impact of legislative and regulatory changes, make recommendations on and disseminate new requirements to the University’s research community and ensure their implementation.

-Contribute to the creation and maintenance of an effective working team culture that supports and nurtures colleagues and inspires them to perform at the highest level.

-Oversee executive support for the meetings and activities of the University’s (and affiliated organisations) research integrity and ethics committees.

-Lead and manage the Research Ethics and Integrity team to ensure the provision of high quality services as well as timely information and advice in line with all relevant legislative, University policies and procedures and quality frameworks.

You will be employed on a full time, fixed term basis until December 2019.


To be considered, you will have:

-Postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field or equivalent.

-Extensive high-level experience in research management and administration particularly in relation to ethics, integrity and compliance.

-Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of the current legislation, standards and codes of practice relating to human and animal welfare and their implications for the conduct of research in a university environment.

-Demonstrated understanding of the principals of compliance assurance and risk management

-Demonstrated competence in the analysis of regulatory and professional codes, policies and guidelines and its application through the provision of expert advice and development of policies

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 9 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $126,214 comprising base salary within the range of $108,795 to $115,264 plus 9.5% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Nigel Blundell, Executive Director (Research), Nigel.Blundell@utas.edu.au / 03 6226 1994.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria.

Applications close Wednesday, 26 September 2018. 

Download File Position Description - Manager Research Integrity and Ethics.pdf

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