Research Grant Facilitator

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

The School of Clinical Medicine

The School of Clinical Medicine has a strong focus on the delivery of both phases of the Medicine program across a number of sites within the Brisbane metropolitan area, including but not limited to, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston; the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba as well as QE2 and Redlands Hospitals; the Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside as well as Redcliffe and Caboolture Hospitals; Mater and Lady Cilento Childrens Hospitals, South Brisbane; Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich; Greenslopes Private Hospital, Greenslopes; Wesley and St Andrew’s Hospitals, Brisbane; the Primary Care Clinical Unit, Herston and the St Lucia Campus. Leadership at each site is provided by an experienced academic with responsibility for budget and financial matters, human resource matters and facility management. The School consists of academic staff members across all clinical disciplines and more than 2500 academic title holders.  

The role

This position is responsible for providing support to the School of Clinical Medicine to capitalize on opportunities for competitive research grants. This position will be responsible for identifying research funding opportunities, working closely with researchers in the preparation of high quality written applications for grants and fellowships, and providing strategic advice and training in grantsmanship. To do this, the position will work closely with the Organisational Unit Executive while also linking with the Faculty of Medicine research team as part of a community of practice to increase collaboration and competitive bidding across the faculty.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD qualification in a relevant scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You should also have demonstrated knowledge of a relevant industry. You would be expected to have exceptional written and interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in editing and presenting complex scientific content in a clear and concise manner.


This is a part-time (0.3 FTE), Fixed-term position for 2 years as a Professional HEW 8. The remuneration package will be in the range of HEW 8 $92,811.16- $104,214.40 p.a. pro rata, plus employer contributions of 17% (total package will be in the range of $108,589 - $121,930 pro rata.)

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Suzanne Reiger on + 61 7 336 55342 or email

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

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Application closing date

Friday, 2 November 2018 (11:55 pm Eastern Australia Standard Time)