Job no: 500818
Work type: Part-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Research Administration support

The National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs of Concern (NCCRED) is an exciting new direction for the Australian alcohol and other drugs treatment sector. With an emphasis on partnership building, it aims to embed research in clinical practice to develop new treatments for disorders due to methamphetamine and other emerging drugs of concern.

Funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health, the Centre is made up of a consortium of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), acting as lead agency, St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA), National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) – Curtin University of Technology, and the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) – Flinders University.

The Opportunity

Part-time (0.8 FTE), Fixed-term contract until 30th June 2022.
$105,395 Prorated (+ 17% superannuation & leave loading)
Sydney, Australia based.

The Research Officer will be part of a passionate team of authors. Together with research investigators and Centre staff, the Research Officer will coordinate the written outputs of NCCRED, and draft high-level written communication for scientific, government and general public audiences. Research Officer Lev 7 PD NDARC.pdf

Skills and Experience

Relevant tertiary degree, or equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience.
Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience in the timely production of high-quality written documents for a range of audiences.
Excellent organisational skills, and proven ability to establish priorities, manage tasks and meet competing deadlines, with great attention to detail.
Demonstrated understanding of the public health, clinical and research environment.
Proven initiative with demonstrated ability to work both flexibly and positively as part of a small team, and independently with limited supervision.
Proven high-level stakeholder engagement, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build and maintain effective professional relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
Demonstrated competency with Microsoft suite of programs or similar, including Word processing, Excel, PowerPoint and the use of bibliographic referencing software such as Endnote.
An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training

Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact (For job related queries only):
Krista Siefried E: krista.siefried@svha.org.au

Applications close: 11pm, 17th January 2021

Find out more about working at UNSW at https://med.unsw.edu.au/

UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity

Position Description

Advertised: 08 Jan 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 17 Jan 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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