Ethics and Integrity Project Officer, Research Services

Sydney, Australia
$85,067 to $107,945 p.a. plus Superannuation and Leave Loading
05 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Jul 2022
Ref 3333/22
Contract Type
Full Time

About Western

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 14 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

About the role

Research Services is responsible for providing integrated administrative and management support for researchers and research activity across Western, with a strong focus on research strategy and development, income generation, ethical review, and the coordination of research student training and development.

The primary role of the Ethics and Integrity Project Officer is to:

  • Assist the ethics officers (both human, and animal and biosafety ethics officers) in supporting the ethics committees (Human Research Ethics Committees [HREC and Low & Negligible Risk Committees]; Animal Care and Ethics Committee [ACEC] and the Biosafety and Radiation Safety Committee [BRSC]).
  • Provide operational and educational support in ensuring the responsible conduct of research at Western Sydney University.
  • Support the Director, Research Impact & Integrity to maintain records relating to integrity.

The position will maintain an overview of issues related to human, animal ethics, and biosafety and radiation safety ethical review for quality assurance purposes. The position will assist in developing high-level reports to meet the University’s external obligations and internal reporting requirements for ethics, integrity, and research impact.

This is a full-time ongoing position based at the Werrington South Campus. Provision can also be made to work remotely for a percentage of the time.

For further details please refer to the position description.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position, you should have a strong command of written English and an eye for detail. Your ability to multitask in a high-volume and time-critical environment is imperative to being successful in the role. A commitment to excellence in service delivery will be highly valued.


Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally.


Western Sydney University has long been identified as a University of the people. We value the contributions made by our staff and recognise that they underpin the enablement of our mission and values.

In return, we offer:

  • 35 hour work week
  • 17% super contributions
  • Professional development opportunities

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 6 $100,670 to $107,945 p.a. (comprising Salary of $85,067 to $91,215 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Ms Tracy Mills, Human Ethics Officer on +2 4736 0278 or email

Closing Date: 8.30 pm, Sunday 17 July 2022.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application.

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