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Clinical Trial Research Officer

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Work type: Part time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Administration, Laboratory & Research Support

Clinical Trial Research Officer 

  • Provide administrative and research assistance for a variety of research projects
  • Based at the Medical Sciences Precinct, Hobart
  • Part time 0.4 FTE Fixed term position for 3 years

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Clinical Research and Trials Officer at the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, part of the College of Health and Medicine.

The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre is at the forefront of translational research and support for issues confronting people with dementia and their carers. Projects are being carried out in Tasmania and nationally, across research fields such as neuroscience, medicine, nursing, psychology and sociology, health, economics, and policy.

The Clinical Research and Trials Officer will provide administrative and research assistance for a variety of research projects relating to cognition and memory.  This may include observational studies and clinical trials involving drugs, devices, biologicals, behavioural studies and/or medical treatments and procedures.  Some clinical trials may be commercially sponsored.

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee and undertake participant recruitment, data collection and clinical trial related activities according to the study protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Assist the Primary Investigator and Clinical Trial Coordinator with the preparation of ethics amendments in accordance with Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) requirements.
  • Coordinate, monitor and complete administrative aspects of the project, including monitoring of deadlines and reporting obligations, coordination of teleconferences, and meetings of stakeholders.
  • Communicate and liaise in a collegial manner with research personnel, including study investigators, medical professionals, and other relevant stakeholders as necessary.
  • Coordinate interviews with participants to assess their suitability for inclusion in the research study, provide them with information about the aims of the study, and instruct them in the study methods.­

What we’re looking for:

  • A degree level qualification in a related area or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education training.
  • Demonstrated experience working in clinical trial research, including ethics and governance approval processes, data management and quality control. Experience using Redcap is highly desirable.
  • Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to be self-directed, manage competing priorities and to use initiative, innovation, and problem-solving skills to meet milestones and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with a range of people, including the elderly, and organisations.
  • Excellent attention to detail, yet capacity to see the bigger picture.

Salary details

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 5 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $99,698 comprising base salary within the range of $76,302 to $85,212 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your CV and 1-2-page cover letter outlining your interest in the role, skills, capabilities and experience.  You do not need to separately address the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Jane Alty, Associate Professor in Neurology, jane.alty@utas.edu.au or 03 6226 4273.
  • Please visit https://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.
  • Please refer to the attached Position Description Below for full details.

Download File Position Description - 499645 - Clinical Trial Research Officer.pdf

Applications close Sunday, 25 February 2024, 11.55pm

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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