Research Grants Officer

Gold Coast, South East Queensland, Australia
$79,762 - $86,413 per annum
09 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


The Office for Research supports the University's research endeavours through a range of activities including administration of research grants and contracts. The Office for Research is the primary contact with external funding bodies.

One fixed-term, full time position and one continuing, full time position based at either Gold Coast or Nathan campus and will require regular travel between campuses.

The role:

The primary role of a Research Grants Officer is to provide high quality pre-award and post-award grant administration services to the Griffith University community and key stakeholders. The objective is to increase external funding of Griffith University research, and ensure that the University maintains a good reputation for effective research grant management and administration. The portfolio for this role is in health and medical research administration. This is a full-time, fixed-term position based at the Gold Coast campus and will require regular travel between campuses.

The person:

To be successful you must have research grants administration experience in a central office of a university, medical research institute or similar organisation supporting health and medical researchers. You must have knowledge of research grant funding opportunities, application processes and post-award management.

Salary range:

HEW Level 7: $79,762 - $86,413 per annum. For continuing appointments, Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $93,322 - $101,104 per annum.

Application Requirements:

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
  • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
  • Employment history, including present position;
  • Name and email contact of three referees.

Applicants for General Staff positions (non-academic) must have unrestricted work rights.

Applications close at 5pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted online.

Further information:

For further information abo ut this role, please contact Ms Claire White, Manager, Research Grants on +61 (0) 7 3735 8029.

For application queries, please contact Ms Priscilla Pratap, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 4062.

Closing date: Thursday, 23 March 2017 at 5 pm AEST.