NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre Future Leader Fellow

Sydney, Australia
$110,856 - $156,579 + 17% superannuation
07 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Exciting opportunity to join the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre as a Future Leader Fellow in a career-building academic role
  • Full or part time, 12 months - 2 year contract, subject to progression
  • Base salary (pro-rata) Level B ($110,856 - $131,639) - Level C ($135,793 - $156,579) + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre Future Leader Fellow program is intended to support promising early/mid-career researchers for around one to two years while they develop the track record that will help them be successful in obtaining externally-funded, competitive Fellowship support.

The Future Leader Fellow program represents an exciting opportunity for research focused academics to develop and apply their expertise in research methodologies, design and delivery to contribute to the University's standing as a national leader in the discipline. Successful applicants may have expertise in a variety of content areas but will share the potential and ambition to be future research leaders. This opportunity will be offered at level B, Research Fellow or Level C, Senior Research Fellow, depending on the skills and experience, post PhD of the successful candidates, relative to opportunity.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • apply and refine expertise in research methodologies
  • undertake original research (either independently or as part of a team) within the CTC (the CTC will be identified as the primary partner in the major research projects that are the subject of the program, both during the grant period and after)
  • contribute to and coordinate with other researchers as determined in consultation with your supervisor
  • develop research collaborations which will ultimately result in knowledge or technology transfer leading to commercialisation, improved policy or practice and/or enhancements to industry
  • assist with future grant applications
  • contribute to supervision or mentoring of HDR students
  • participate in career development opportunities
  • contribute to a positive workplace culture in which diversity of thought, contribution, collaboration, excellence and achieving outcomes are valued and enabled.

‚ÄčAbout you

  • Early or mid-career investigator with a PhD awarded or submitted and no more than 10 years post award of PhD
  • An Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen holding a Special Category Visa for work in Australia
  • Demonstrating a commitment to developing a research career in clinical trials, health economics, evidence integration or statistics
  • Currently or willing to be based at the CTC to conduct their research in clinical trials, health economics, evidence integration or statistics
  • Demonstrates expertise in undertaking health services research
  • Demonstrates a promising track record of impactful research and publications in their field
  • Is an excellent mentor for junior scientists
  • Experienced in undertaking research in collaborative environments with a range of stakeholders including researchers, clinicians, and/or policy makers
  • Has high level research methods skills, including analytical and writing, evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals.

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this opportunity please include a separate statement addressing the below criteria and a copy of any postgraduate transcripts to be uploaded along with your current resume. Please refer to the University of Sydney Careers page for further details.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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