- Internal opportunity for a University staff member
- Salary Package: From $100,706.00 p.a.to $112,058.00 (HEW Level 8), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
- Appointment Type: Full time, fixed term position for 3 years
We are seeking an experienced candidate to manage a clinical trials team and ensure that clinical trials are conducted in a safe, efficient and quality controlled manner. Key accountabilities of role include:
- Managing staff and co-ordinating trial activities in accordance with GCP and regulatory requirements.
- Liaising with external stakeholders and sponsors to ensure that deliverables are met.
- Working collaboratively to drive process improvement within the unit.
- Managing or facilitating feasibility studies, ethics and governance submissions and budget negotiations.
You will have strong people and project management skills within a clinical trial setting. You will use your knowledge of clinical trials processes, procedures and governance requirements to ensure trials are compliant with these standards with a focus on patient care and patient safety.
You will be able to effectively collaborate with and influence investigators, nurses and other professionals both within the clinical trials team and externally to achieve trial objectives in a fast-paced setting.
The Macquarie University Clinical Trials Program at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences was set up in January 2013 to provides patients with opportunities to participate in the latest medical advances in cancer treatment. The Program has since continued to grow with research into a range of therapeutic areas drawing from the University’s research centres and works closely with industry sponsors to deliver timely access to cutting-edge therapies and investigations into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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To be considered for this position, applicants must address the selection criteria below in a separate document and upload the document as part of the application process.
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing, medical science or a related discipline.
- Experience in managing and conducting clinical trials in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) protocols for phase I, II, III and IV clinical trials.
- Experience in managing staff and clinical trials budgets
- Strong communication skills with an ability to influence, a diverse group of stakeholders at all levels.
- A thorough understanding of clinical trials protocols, ICH-GCP guidelines, ethics and governance and other relevant clinical trial regulatory procedures with an ability to prepare Human ethics applications.
- Demonstrated ability to work with patients in a sensitive manner and maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of data.
- Experience taking and processing patient samples and venepuncture skills, or a willingness to obtain it.
- Experience working in a hospital or clinical environment (desirable).
For further information regarding this role, please click here to view the position description.
Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Howard Gurney, Medical Director, Clinical Trials at firstname.lastname@example.org
General Enquiries: Daniella Oreskovic at email@example.com
Applications Close: Sunday, 21 October 2018 at 11:55pm (AEST)
Note: This position requires you to comply with occupational screening, assessment and vaccinations in line with Macquarie University health requirements. You may also have to satisfy Macquarie University that you meet all background checks (including criminal record and qualification checks).
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