Research Integrity Officer

Randwick, Australia
27 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research intensive universities
  • Part of the UNSW Research Integrity Unit
  • Promoting the highest standards of research integrity at UNSW

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work

UNSW Australia is one of the country's leading research and teaching universities. Established in 1949, it is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world, renowned for the quality of its graduates and its world class research.

UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) research intensive Universities in Australia, a member of the prestigious international network Universitas21 (U21), Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), and Global Alliance of Technological Universities (Globaltech). With more than 50,000 students from over 120 countries, it is one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan universities.

About the role

  • $101K -113K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Fixed term 12 month 
  • Full time

As a leading research intensive university we are committed to world-leading research of the highest ethical standards and integrity, across the full spectrum of arts, built environment, business, design, law, social sciences, engineering, medicine and science. This role is part of the Research Integrity Unit and will be vital in championing the responsible conduct of research at UNSW.

As Research Integrity Officer you will

  • Provide case management of complaints or concerns of research misconduct, and manage the investigation of allegations in accordance with UNSW’s policies and procedures.
  • Be up to date with best practice policies and procedures in the responsible conduct of research
  • Ensure UNSW meets its obligations under relevant national and international research integrity frameworks, agreements, laws and regulations. 

About the successful applicant

  • Demonstrated case management skills, including the proven ability to work in a high volume, process driven administrative environment with multiple deadlines requiring developed organisational skills to prioritise, meet deadlines, work accurately, pay attention to detail and engage multiple stakeholders
  • A relevant degree and substantial experience in investigating and resolving complaints or grievances, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience. Tertiary qualifications in Law, Business or another relevant discipline would be well regarded, as would experience working in complex organisations such as tertiary sector, public service, or large corporate organisations
  • Substantial experience in investigating and resolving complaints or grievances, you will have a track record of being organised and analytical, as well as the proven ability to handle and maintain workplace confidentiality, tact and sound judgment, and a proven ability to communicate effectively and build solid relationships at all levels of the organisation.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


David Do, Manager Research Integrity Unit


T: +61 2 9385 2784

Applications close: 10 December 2017