Research Support Lead (MRFF)

Adelaide, Australia
Monday, 1 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 15 June 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Higher Education Officer Level 9
Salary Range: $111,392 to $119,197 pa
Employment Type: Fixed-term, Full-time
Position Reports to: Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Professor Robert Saint
Closing Date: Monday, 15 June 2020 at 11:00 am

Position Summary:

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a long-term Australian Government investment in health and medical research and innovation aimed at improving health, building the economy and health system sustainability. The MRFF is a significant opportunity for Flinders University researchers to secure funding for programs of research that align with MRFF goals.

Under broad direction the Research Support Lead (MRFF) will work with University researchers to identify opportunities for MRFF funding, engage with external stakeholders and support the development of competitive funding applications that increase the University’s performance in obtaining MRFF funding. The Research Support Lead (MRFF) will work collaboratively with relevant College and Institute Executives and researchers, the Health Partnerships Director and other members of the Research Development and Support team to provide leadership and operational assistance in obtaining MRFF support for strategic research priorities of Flinders University. This includes contributing to the development of a pipeline of major initiatives aligned to MRFF funding opportunities and facilitating overall growth in MRFF revenue. The Research Support Lead (MRFF) will be based in the Flinders Institute for Health and Medical Research (FHMRI), but as a member of the University’s strategic partnerships team, will support MRFF opportunities across the University.

valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.