Research Services Officer

Canberra, Australia
09 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5 (Administration)
Salary package: $70,078 - $76,611, per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, 12 months fixed-term.

The Science, Health & Medicine (SHM) administration team delivers high-quality administrative support and leadership to the core academic activities of research and education for the ANU College of Science and the ANU College of Health & Medicine, the most research-intensive unit of the University. Befitting the University’s place among the top 20 universities on the planet, our academics produce research that changes lives and life, as we know it. They are committed to solving problems through the big picture and applied scientific research, to improving health outcomes for people around the world, and to the sustainable, secure and equitable use of global resources. Our students learn from these world-class researchers.

Proudly supporting this academic enterprise, the Science, Health & Medicine administration team fosters a dynamic working environment where collaboration and communication are valued, problems are met with innovative solutions, and change is embraced. This allows our highly skilled staff to influence best practice within the University, and to make significant contributions to process and system improvements. To us, a good leader is one who leads by example, empowers others, and invests in people, their career and development.

Position overview

The Research Services Officer role is part of the Research Management team in Science, Health & Medicine administration. This is a key administrative role, delivering high-quality research management services to scientists within a supportive team environment.

The successful applicant for this role will be an experienced administrator with demonstrated experience in research management (preferably with grant review experience), a strong customer service focus with well-developed liaison skills, and the ability to exercise judgement and initiative.

A qualification in science, including science communication, will be highly regarded.

The Research Management office in Science, Health & Medicine offers a stimulating environment within one of the best universities in the world. Creativity and collaboration are strongly encouraged. On-the-job training and professional development opportunities are provided to support you to reach your full potential in this exciting role.

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For further information please contact Misha Hutchings, Assistant Manager, Research Management

T: (02) 6125 1761


Closing Date: 28 July 2019

Position Description: Download File PD - Research Services Officer - July 2019 .pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for his role, please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria; and
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV).

Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have the rights to live and work in this country.

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