Research Administrative Officer

Brisbane, Australia
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB) combines the disciplines of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Parasitology into a single academic unit. The School has modern research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment and research infrastructure. The School includes over 50 academic staff, who are widely published internationally and have extensive research backgrounds. Information about the School and research interests of academic staff may be found on the web site

The role

This position provides administrative support for strategic initiatives, communication objectives, researcher development, and engagement and impact for the research portfolio in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences.

The person

Applicants should have a relevant degree or an equivalent combination of experience and training in research or academic administration. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, well-developed analytical skills and excellent attention to detail. In addition you should be proficient in standard computer software packages and have an understanding of corporate systems.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a part-time (0.4 FTE), fixed-term appointment for an initial period of 12 months at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range pro rata $64,597.80 - $72.348.94 p.a, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range pro rata $75,579.42 - $84,648.25 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File position-description-professional-SCMB Research Support.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Jill Sheridan on +61 7 336 54618  or Mark Starkey +61 7 336 54621

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Brief cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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