First listed on: 19 June 2018

Clinical Research Officer 

  • Assist the Clinical Research Manager with the efficient and effective delivery of clinical group activities
  • Located at Save Sight Institute, Sydney Eye Hospital Campus
  • Part-time 4 days per week (Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri), fixed term for 12 months, base salary $71K p.a. pro rata plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

The Clinical Research Officer reports to the Clinical Research Manager to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of clinical group activities. It is responsible for implementation of pharmaceutical company sponsored and investigator initiated clinical trials, following set protocols and checklists. Training will be available in clinical trials implementation including ICH GCP.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Clinical Research Officer who has: 

  • current AHPRA Registered Nurse Registration
  • clinical experience in a hospital or medical facility and experience in administration of medications
  • experience in aseptic technique, maintaining sterile fields, hand washing procedures and universal precautions. Experience in venepuncture
  • demonstrated understanding (average or higher) of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel
  • excellent communication skills (including written) and the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of people.

Ability to implement pharmaceutical company sponsored clinical trials and/or randomised clinical trials. Experience in a clinical trials setting including implementation of ICH-GCP in clinical trials and experience in ethical requirements of clinical trials would be highly regarded.

Tertiary nursing qualifications and current ICH GCP Certification would be highly regarded.

About us

The Save Sight Institute was established in 1985 and has grown to be one of the top three ophthalmic research institutes in Australia.  It is internationally recognised as a centre of innovative research into ophthalmology and as a centre of excellence for clinical research, learning and teaching.  Ophthalmology is a highly specialised area of clinical medicine and science and the Save Sight Institute has gathered together a critical mass of clinicians, researchers, equipment and technology which is unique within the University of Sydney. 

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 1134/0618F to apply.

Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Closing date: 11.30pm 4 July 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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