Clinical Research Manager

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Brain and Mind Centre
DVC Research Portfolio
Reference no. 681/0417

  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience supporting clinical research programs
  • Full time continuing
  • Remuneration package: $138K p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super                                                                 

About the opportunity 

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Clinical Research Manager will provide high level expertise and senior administrative and managerial support to clinical research programs within the Brain and Mind Centre. They will lead initiatives to improve the quality and impact of clinical research, by promoting research conduct in accordance with university policy, ethical principles, guidelines for the responsible conduct of clinical research and current legislative and regulatory requirements. They will provide leadership, advice and support to Chief Investigators and clinical research staff in all aspects of the clinical research process, from protocol development, ethics and regulatory approvals applications, ICH-GCP compliance, financial management and resourcing, data management and study initiation, quality and training, implementation, monitoring and close-out. The Clinical Research Manager will foster excellence, working to build the capacity, quality and impact, as well as contributing to strategy to increase funding of clinical research at the Brain and Mind Centre.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Clinical Research Manager who possesses demonstrated expertise in:

  • research management and the management of clinical trials
  • management and administrative experience in a clinical research environment
  • understanding of the regulations surrounding research
  • ability to work in a complex and challenging environment.

The successful candidate will apply extensive professional skills and experience to develop and enhance clinical research across the Brain and Mind Centre and its partner institutions.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 26 April 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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