Clinical Trials Associate / Senior Clinical Trials Associate

Sydney, Australia
Sep 19, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 09, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Opportunity to support and provide high level trial knowledge to the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics Clinical Research team.
  • Located at the Brain and Mind Centre, Camperdown,
  • Full-time, 2 year fixed term contract. Base salary: $86k-$102k p.a. (HEO 6/7), plus annual leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.  

About the opportunity 

The successful candidate with be expected to provide high level clinical trial knowledge and expertise to the Chief Investigator, Senior Research Academics and the research team to support the clinical trial requirements within the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics Clinical Research team. Clinical trial activities includes working on pretrial procedures including development of trial proposals/protocols and experimental designs, setting up and organising of clinical trial sites (with some supervision), organising investigational product supply, data analysis of clinical trial data, management of research samples from studies, archiving documents and correspondence. As a Clinical Trial Associate, you will assist with selecting investigators, coordinating ethics committee and regulatory authority applications, supervising trial supplies and organising / attending investigator meetings. You will also be required to conduct patient visits for relevant studies with appropriate clinical supervision. This role will be focused on an experimental study of healthy subjects, relevant to cannabinoid therapeutic research.

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 talented individuals within the Clinical Trials space, who possess experience in the following areas:

  • Project specific related skills, including experience in supporting and conducting clinical trials and clinical studies from start up within an academic, CRO or industry/pharmaceutical environment
  • Experience working within clinical trials involving Investigational drug products
  • Experience in controlling income/expenditure for reconciliation/budget tracking, and managing invoice payments and purchases
  • Have expertise in using and creating research protocols, experimental design, human ethics submissions and grant applications. Including sound knowledge of ICH GCP
  • Knowledge and experience in venepuncture and storage/handling of human biological samples, as well as analysis of EEG
  • Management, development and support of junior Clinical team members (appropriate for Level HEO 7)
  • Development, design and leadership of new clinical trial projects (appropriate for Level HEO 7)

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About us

The Brain and Mind Centre (BMC) at the University of Sydney was established to integrate clinical and basic neurosciences research in Australia. Committed to discovery, innovative and integrative research strategies, clinical product development and the application of research initiatives; the BMC directly benefits people whose lives have been affected by psychiatric and neurological illness.

The Lambert initiative is an Australian first in the field of medicinal cannabinoids, targeting a range of conditions including paediatric epilepsy, cancer, neurological, addiction and mental health disorders. The Lambert Initiative was created when Barry and Joy Lambert made a $33.7 million donation for research into the therapeutic use of medicinal cannabis. The Initiative’s aim is to optimise safe and effective cannabinoid therapeutics into mainstream medicine in Australia and beyond to deliver long overdue benefits for patients and to alleviate suffering.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description 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 1738/0819F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 9 October 2019 (Sydney Time)

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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