Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Sydney


The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society

UNSW Medicine

Ref# 498689

- Great Opportunity to work in a leading HIV research institute
- 12 months fixed term, Part time (21 or 28 hrs/week)
- $106K-120K Plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading
- Based in Sydney

The Kirby Institute is seeking to appoint a Senior Research Officer within The Therapeutic and Vaccine Research Program (TVRP). TVRP conducts clinical studies across a range of infectious and immunologic diseases, including infection-related cancers, with a focus on therapies for HIV and its complications including cardiovascular disease and cancer.

As a Research officer you will oversee the development of trial protocols and supporting documents; review literature and relevant databases (such as to identify published and ongoing studies in areas relevant to trials under development; coordinate funding applications, inter-institutional agreements, and submissions for ethical and regulatory review; develop project budgets and forecasts and monitor expenditure; Evaluate prospective trial sites and standard operating procedures across TVRP and its collaborators, plus ensure studies conducted by TVRP follow Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) requirements.

You will need a post-graduate biomedical science qualifications in a relevant area such as infectious diseases, immunology or oncology; substantial experience in conducting clinical research, development of clinical trial protocols and clinical trial set up; management of clinical trial data and research specimens as well as development of standard operating procedures for clinical trials; experience in conducting literature searches and writing competitive grant applications is also required for this position.

The position may involve travelling locally, interstate or overseas as required.

Applicants should obtain a copy of the position description and systematically address all the selection criteria in your application. You must submit applications on-line to be considered for the position.

PD Senior Research Officer 498689.pdf

Contact: Mark Polizzotto, Associate Professor


Applications close: 10th January 2020

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