Research Partnerships Manager

Brisbane, Australia
13 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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 the Research Partnerships Manager is to support the University's industry outreach and connectivity including contract management across all types of research contracts and agreements within the Faculty. The key objective of this position will be to build and maintain effective and productive interaction with industry partners as they seek to engage with the University.

The person

Applicants should possess postgraduate qualifications in relevant disciplines and extensive contract management experience (preferably in the tertiary education or research sectors) or an undergraduate degree with extensive contract management experience. The person holds a high regard for customer service skills and demonstrates an understanding of contract administration and management with the ability to engage with industry partners to undertake contract research negotations. In addition, the person demonstrates a high level of oral and written communication skills, the ability to meet deadlines and work effectively within a cross functional team environment.

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.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Aleisha O’Neill (Human Resources Advisor) at


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 8 or HEW Level 9. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 - $104,214 p.a. (HEW Level 8) or $108,810 - $115,144 p.a. (HEW Level 9), plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $108,589 - $121,930 p.a. (HEW Level 8) or $127,307 – $134,718 p.a. (HEW Level 9).

Position Description

Download File PD_Research Partnerships Manager.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Sarah Flaim at

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter and Resume.

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