Project Officer

    • Newly created role to support the Co-Director of the Centre For Research Excellence (CRE) in Brain Cancer

    • Excellent opportunity to work within a translational medical research setting

    • Generous salary packaging benefits

    About the position

    The recently established Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Brain Cancer sits within the Tumour Targeting Program of the ONJCRI, which has a focus on antibody based targeting of cancer, induction of cell killing through immune modulated and payload strategies, receptor biology and molecular imaging.

    Working collaboratively with the Co-Director of the CRE, the Project Officer will provide effective project management and scientific administrative support to the Co-Director, including:

    • Database entry and database management
    • Assisting with the preparation and submission of applications and reports for grants and other funding opportunities
    • Assisting with the preparation and development of clinical protocols, Human & Animal Ethics Committee submissions and other related documents such as those required for regulatory approval
    • Assisting with tracking and management of project budgets, timelines and milestones
    • Data collection and data entry into clinical and biospecimen databases
    • Report preparation and data analysis
    • Assistance with manuscript preparations for papers
    • Coordination of collaborative interactions and projects with multiple stakeholders
    • Appointment scheduling and documentation management

    About you

    This is a unique opportunity for a highly organised and dedicated Project Officer or a researcher looking to move into a project support role within a collaborative environment of clinical researchers committed to best practice research and positive outcomes for patients and the community. You will have:

    • Effective project management support skills including the ability to support multiple projects to deadlines
    • Demonstrated skills in protocol development and writing, ethics submissions and clinical report writing
    • Experience in scientific and grant writing
    • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements and processes for clinical trials programs

    An excellent verbal and written communicator, you will have a high attention to detail and meticulous record keeping skills, coupled with strong computer skills particularly in database design and use. Your ability to work independently and to be self-motivated will ensure you succeed in this role.

    As an ONJCRI staff member, you will have access to generous salary packaging of $18,550 per annum and flexible working arrangements.

    To apply

    Click here to download the position description. Please forward your cover letter and CV with 3 referee details, quoting the reference number ONJCRI-048/2019 to Associate Professor Hui Gan, Co-Director of the CRE, via email at

    Closing Date for Applications: 31 May 2019