Clinical Trials Coordinator

Sydney, Australia
11 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia’s leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We’ve helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia’s first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you’ll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

In Macquarie’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences you’ll join leading researchers, passionate educators and internationally respected clinicians, united in a mission towards delivering the best patient care.  Home to the Australian Institute of Health Innovation and Australia’s first fully integrated academic health sciences centre, we are a place of bold discoveries and distinctive educational programs that embolden the future leaders of healthcare.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Role

We are seeking a suitably qualified professional for the position of Clinical Trials Coordinator to support clinical trials for patients with neurological diseases including Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. The successful applicant will work with the Professor, Neurology, the Neurology team and the Faculty’s clinical trials team and will be responsible for the conduct of clinical trial protocols and the promotion of the health and wellbeing of the patients, including those undergoing new therapies for Neurological Diseases.

Selection criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must address the selection criteria below in a separate document and upload the document as part of the application process.

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, medical science, allied health or related discipline
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a clinical research setting, preferably with experience in working with or understanding neurological diseases such as Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Demonstrated experience in Clinical Trial data management and data entry – both paper-based and electronically
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, GCP guidelines and other relevant clinical trial regulatory procedures
  • Experience taking and processing patient samples and venepuncture skills, or a willingness to obtain it (desirable)
  • Experience working in a hospital or clinical environment (desirable)
  • Demonstrated Patient-centred philosophy with commitment to the principles of confidentiality, discretion and respect.

Note: This position requires you to comply with occupational screening, assessment and vaccinations in line with University requirements and requires a current and valid Working with Children Check Clearance for NSW.  You may also have to satisfy the University that you meet all background checks (including criminal record and qualification checks).

Salary Package:  From $80,231 to $88,561p.a. (HEW Level 6), plus 9.5% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading. 

Appointment Type: Full time, 12 months fixed term position

Specific Role Enquiries: Georgia Smith, Clinical Trials Coordinator on

General Enquiries: Daniella Oreskovic at

Applications Close: 11:55pm on Sunday, 25th February 2018

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.