Ethics Advisor, Animal Ethics, Biosafety

Banyule, Australia
Thursday, 19 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 6 October 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing position
  • $77,999 - $84,155 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • Based at La Trobe Bundoora Campus

About the role

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Industry Engagement) Portfolio provides strategic direction and support for research and research performance at La Trobe University.

We now have an exciting opportunity to appoint an Ethics Advisor (Animal Ethics and Biosafety) in the Research Office. Your main responsibilities will be focused around providing first level advice and guidance on all matters pertaining to ethics, integrity and biosafety at La Trobe University. Working with other advisors you will be responsible for supporting the senior members of the Ethics, Integrity and Biosafety team. You will be responsible for the the administration of the University Animal Ethics Committee and the La Trobe Institutional Biosafety Committee and will also take on the administration for other University ethics committees as required.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position you will bring experience and relevant qualifications in research ethics, integrity and biosafety.  Quality Assurance experience would also be highly regarded.  Furthermore, you will have demonstrated secretariat skills and experience, including timely, efficient and effective minute-taking and record-keeping.  High level written and verbal communication skills including  the ability to collect, analyse and interprete data is required.


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How to Apply

Closing date:  Sunday 6th October 2019 at 11.55pm

Position Enquiries: Dr Jordane Malaterre – Senior Manager.   TEL:  (03) 9479 6694. Email:

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job number 558841 under current vacancies.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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