Senior Research Contracts Officer

Canberra, Australia
$86,960 – $100,098 per annum plus 17% superannuation
28 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $86,960 – $100,098 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full Time, Continuing
Position Description and Selection Criteria: PD ANUO67 - Senior Research Contracts Officer RSD.pdf
Closing date: 2 April 2023

Position overview

We are looking for a Senior Research Contracts Officer to join our Research Contracts Office at the Australian National University. In the role, the Senior Research Contracts Officer will discuss research projects with academics and research staff and negotiate, draft, review and finalise research contracts and other research-related agreements to support the delivery of world class research. The Senior Research Contracts Officer will ensure projects are well planned and the proposed contractual terms and conditions are acceptable, appropriate and compliant with University policies and requirements. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with an interest in research. You must be a strong communicator with experience in research, research management and contract drafting, review and negotiation.

The ANU is a research-intensive University with academics committed to solving problems through big picture and applied research. The Contracts Office is part of the Research and Innovation Services Division within the Research and Innovation Portfolio and provides a focus for expertise in the review and negotiation of research and research-related contracts and supports the strategic goals of the ANU.

The Senior Contracts Officer will work closely with College Research Management Offices and researchers across the University as well as the ANU Legal Office, the Office of Business Engagement and Commercialisation and other Research and Innovation Portfolio areas.

For further information or a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Marianne Nolte-Crimp E:

The ANU actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

 Application information

In order to lodge an application for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A 2 page (maximum) response to the selection criteria which outlines your strengths against the position description, including concrete examples.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least two referees. If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

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

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

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