HREC Non-Drug Trials Officer Job at Austin Health in Heidelberg VIC

Job Description

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Research Ethics Officer – Non drug Trials to join the Office for Research.

Details of position

To provide high level secretariat support to Austin Health’s Human Research Ethics Committee and manage the administration of human research applications (Non-Drug Trials). This is achieved within a framework that ensures that research is conducted responsibly, safely and is both scientifically and ethically sound.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate:
A commitment to Austin Health values: Our actions show we care, we bring our best, together we achieve and we shape the future.

Qualifications in a relevant discipline (BSc or equivalent with a working knowledge of medical terminology /scientific language) or demonstrated experience in a Research Governance Officer position at another institution

A sound understanding of the legislation, codes and guidelines relevant to clinical and research ethics, and in particular the NHMRC National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, relevant privacy acts and guidelines, The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, National Mutual Acceptance (NMA) and the Therapeutic Goods Act as it relates to use of medications and devices in human research.

Previous experience within a research ethics office handling ethics submissions or with research including submissions to and communication with an ethics committee

Demonstrated understanding of clinical trial agreements for research projects

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

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Company: Austin Health

Company Location:  Heidelberg VIC

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