Project Coordinator

Randwick, Australia
13 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society

UNSW Medicine

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

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

The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Established in 1986 in response to the then emerging HIV epidemic, the Kirby Institute now contributes to knowledge on a broad range of diseases, including viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections.

About the role

  •  $83,653 - $89,238 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  •  Fixed Term for 2 years
  •  Full-time (35 hours per week)

The HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program is a well-established program within the Kirby Institute. The program conducts a range of research focusing on the epidemiology and prevention of HIV and other STIs, and in the natural history of HIV infection. Most of the program’s work on epidemiology and prevention occurs with homosexual men as the main population of interest.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, management and monitoring of the HIV Peer Support Study which will involve participants from sites in Australia. The Project Coordinator reports to the Lead Investigator of the study and will work closely with community stakeholders and research partners. This position has two Research Assistant direct reports.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience with project management and database management, or equivalent level of related work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a broad range of government agencies, HIV peer-support and clinical service providers.
  • Familiarity with online data collection platforms.
  • Previous experience of working on research or other project/s related to HIV prevention, treatment, care, or support.

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.


Associate Professor Garrett Prestage


T: (61 2) 9385 0900

Applications close: 02 March 2018