Research Proposals Officer
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The Research Services office is responsible for the management of research that takes place at Macquarie University or is conducted by University staff. This task is divided between four functional teams, Pre Award, Post Award and Reporting, Ethics and Integrity, and Research Policy & Contracts.
Reporting to the Research Proposals Leader, within the Pre Award team, you will work as part of a small team to:
- Monitor, coordinate and administer the submission of research proposals to external research funding sources, and ensure applications are eligible and compliant with funding rules
- Help to administer a variety of internal research grant funding schemes
- Identify and promote funding opportunities to academic staff to encourage research participation across the University
- Provide advice, training and support to researchers on systems relating to research proposal submissions
- Build and manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to the selection criteria below and attach as a separate document (maximum 2 pages) in the online application process.
- Degree qualified or equivalent experience in related field
- Demonstrated skills and experience in managing time and multiple competing tasks within deadlines
- Demonstrated high level of attention to detail
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
- Demonstrated intermediate to advanced MS Office skills, in particular, Excel and Word
- Demonstrated skills and experience working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
- Knowledge of research grants, funding bodies and grant application processes and systems
- Initiative in identifying and recommending administrative process improvements
For further information regarding this role, please view the position description below.
Salary Package: From $81,434 to $89,889 p.a. (Level 6), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing
Specific Role Enquiries: Anita Quinn, Research Proposals Team Leader on firstname.lastname@example.org
General Recruitment Enquiries: Patsy Moss, HR Administrator on email@example.com
Applications Close: Sunday, 17 June, 2018 at 11:55pm (AEST)
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.