Study Coordinator

Melbourne, Australia
$77,171 - $104,717 & $110,236 - $130,900 (pro-rata) p.a. plus 17% super
11 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time (or an option of part-time at 0.8FTE) / Fixed-term
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Dental School 
Salary: Level A & B: $77,171 - $104,717 & Level B: $110,236 - $130,900 (pro-rata) p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Melbourne Dental School

The Melbourne Dental School is a one of six schools within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences, which is organised into five sections for teaching and research purposes. The School offers both undergraduate and graduate programs including the Doctor of Dental Surgery, the School’s main graduate degree, offering entry to practice in the field of Dentistry, taking in approximately 90 students each year.

About the Role

The Study Coordinator will report to and work closely with the study investigators to oversee all aspects of the observational study and the proposed Phase I/II clinical trial. Key responsibilities of this role will be the successful conduct of the observational study, whilst also contributing to the development of the research protocol, standard operating procedures, ethics applications and data collection systems for the proposed Phase I/II clinical trial.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure studies are implemented in accordance with the approved study protocols, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Note for Guidance on Good Clinical Practice (CPMP/ICH/135/95), the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and applicable state/federal privacy laws.
  • Coordinate the involvement of investigators, analysts, site staff and consumers to deliver studies at an excellent standard.
  • In conjunction with the study dentists, recruit and evaluate the suitability of participants for enrolment in studies and ensure that the informed consent process is completed in accordance with the study protocol.

About You

You are a confident communicator with the ability to maintain high work standards with minimum supervision and an ability to ensure other team members work in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures. You are highly organised with exceptional time management skills, and can simultaneously work on multiple tasks independently and be flexible and responsive to changing priorities.

You will also have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in health or science or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a clinical trial coordinator role within a hospital or pharmaceuticals setting, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in co-ordinating clinical trials in accordance with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Note for Guidance on Good Clinical Practice (CPMP/ICH/135/95), the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and applicable state/federal privacy laws.
  • Highly developed organisational and project management skills including demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet project deadlines.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at

Applications close: 31 AUGUT 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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