Ethics Support Officer

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
14 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2021
Ref
018/2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • RESEARCH SERVICES
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • SALARY: $73,257 - $81,404 (HEW 5)
  • FULL-TIME ONGOING ROLE
  • MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN AUSTRALIA

Overview

Research Services at Edith Cowan University has recently expanded to provide outstanding support to the University’s growing research priorities.

We are seeking an Ethics Support Officer to join our Research Ethics Team, where they will provide customer service to the applicants for research ethics approval and to assist in the administration of the University’s Ethics Committees. Responsibilities include the provision of expert advice to research staff and students and the effective management of correspondence and official records relating to the ethical review of research protocols. The position operates within a governance framework with established guidelines, policies and processes.

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people who are flexible and capable of learning the various computer systems/applications and databases that are critical to this role. The successful person will be able to use their initiative, make sound judgements and operate independently and will often need to manage confidential issues in a sensitive manner. Strong administrative skills, experience in agenda preparation and minute taking and the ability to manage a number of competing priorities and deadlines are essential. An awareness of the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research and the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research would be an advantage.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Experience in an administration role in higher education, government or the research sector
  • A sound understanding of research methodologies
  • The ability to learn and use various computer systems
  • An awareness of the codes and standards that underpin research ethics
  • Strong communication skills

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

We have 1.0 full time position available which attracts a remuneration of $73,257 - $81,404pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Future Staff website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Dr Stacey Waters on 6304 5400 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the dot points above (statement to be no more than 2 pages long).

Closing Date:

Applications close on Thursday 28 January 2021 at 11:30pm.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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