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Research Fellow

University of Melbourne
  • Job no: 0053893
  • Location: Parkville
  • Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
  • Salary: $107,547 - $127,707 (Level B)
  • Role, Work type & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - Fixed Term - 17% super 

About the role

We are looking for a dynamic postdoctoral Research Fellow to take on a leadership role supervising a national primary care-based clinical trial. You will build a team and create governance structures and processes to oversee a multidisciplinary, large-scale, multi-site clinical trial recruiting patients in primary care across four states.

Embedded within the Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group (PC4) in the Primary Care Cancer Research Group at the University of Melbourne, this role offers the opportunity to build your research career on a national scale while working with a passionate team to improve cancer diagnosis and improve outcomes for people living with and beyond cancer.

As National Coordinator for the Identifying Cirrhosis and liver Cancer in primary Care (IC3) trial you will:

  • Develop and write the governance framework and trial protocol.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the trial including site recruitment, participant recruitment, data management, safety monitoring and reporting.
  • Report trial progress to internal and external stakeholders including the trial funding body, the MRFF, monitor budget expenditure and provide budget reports to trial Chief Investigators.
  • Actively participate in PC4 & Primary Care Cancer Research Group meetings to work towards developing new research and building capacity.

About you:

You are a creative & process-driven researcher who thrives in complex environments. A researcher who enjoys collaboration to not only foster and grow relationships within your team but also with external stakeholders and the community to ensure high-quality research. You believe in working in a strong research culture founded on collaboration, teamwork, respect and integrity.

We are looking for a Research Fellow who has:

  • Experience in clinical trials
  • Shown initiative and creativity in their problem solving and project management to achieve goals and meet agreed deadlines
  • Demonstrated capacity for both independent and collaborative research
  • Begun to develop a track record as an early career researcher

A position description is attached.

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