Clinical Trials Assistant

Sydney, Australia
Monday, 15 July 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 29 July 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Excellent opportunity for a Clinical Trial Assistant to join the Clinical Trials Operations team
  • Located at NHMRC, Clinical Trials Centre, Camperdown Campus
  • Fixed Term, full-time for 12 months with possible annual extension and base salary $74K p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Trials Assistant to join the Clinical Trials Oncology group. This team works with national and international collaborative groups on multi-disciplinary and multicentre clinical trials in cancer.

You will be responsible for performing general and trial-related administrative duties to support the Clinical Trials team, under the direction of the Clinical Trials Operations Lead

Your daily tasks will include preparing trial documents, maintaining records, data entry, updating and collating materials, responding to queries, and exploring and sourcing solutions for NHMRC CTC trial team, managers and central services, as required.

You will require strong communication, administrative, and organisational skills to coordinate and undertake a range of operational activities on an ongoing basis.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Clinical Trial Assistants who possess:

  • bachelor’s degree or combination of equivalent experience and/or education/training in Clinical Trials
  • demonstrated experience in basic clinical trials administration or experience in a similar field
  • basic understanding of GCP guidelines and protocol requirements for clinical trials
  • demonstrated understanding of the research project life-cycle
  • well-developed data entry skills and excellent attention to detail

The successful candidates will have knowledge of clinical trials administrative processes. They will also have excellent communication skills, well-developed interpersonal skills and organisational skills.

About us

The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre at the University of Sydney conducts large multicentre investigator-initiated clinical trials, takes part in trials of national and international collaborative trial groups and contributes expertise to trials run by others. Clinical trials conducted by academic research centres adopt different models for managing and conducting clinical trials, which differs from the pharmaceutical industry models and contract research organisations.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 1284/0619F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Monday 29 July 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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