Research Development Officer, Faculty of Medicine

Brisbane, Australia
10 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Faculty of Medicine

The University of Queensland's Faculty of Medicine is an internationally recognised provider of world-class education and research. The research-intensive Faculty has a gross budget of almost $300 million, employs approximately 1000 continuing and fixed-term staff (headcount), has a community of more than 4000 non-salaried academic appointees and around 3200 students (headcount).

The Faculty of Medicine offers Australia's largest medical degree program for graduates and school-leavers. Undergraduate and postgraduate programs are available in the disciplines of Medicine, Health Sciences, E-Health, Mental Health, Biomedical Sciences and Public Health.

The role

The primary purpose of this position is to provide high level advice and support to academic staff in order to enhance the faculty's research performance and reputation. The Research Development Officer is responsible for coordinating the preparation of applications for research funding, as well as actively seeking out opportunities of interest to academics in their client's organisational unit. The incumbent will also manage and coordinate the collation and reporting on their client's academic performance, as directed by the Head of School/Director.

The position is currently located at St Lucia Campus. However, appointment is to the University and you may be required to undertake duties at any of the University’s campuses or locations. The University may designate a different campus or location for your position during your appointment.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree in a field relevant to science or biomedical science and at least four (4) year's subsequent relevant experience in the conduct of research, including research processes, compliance and reporting, and or equivalent combination in the support of research and research processes in a research-related administration or management role.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact Aleisha O'Neill, ph. 3346 5363 or


This is a part-time (0.8FTE) to full-time (1.0FTE) appointment, fixed term appointment for two years at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,883 - $89,559 p.a. full-time equivalent, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $95,803 - $104,784 p.a. full-time equivalent).

Position Description

Download File 504260_3036582_PD Reserach Development Officer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Ms Anne Louise Bulloch on +61 7 3346 5441 or

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