About Griffith University
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We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith Universities Clinical Trial Unit (CTU), located in the Griffith Health Centre in the Gold Coast Campus, is a core research facility for Griffith University.  The CTU offers Phase I-IV clinical trials including academic or clinical investigator initiated, research grant funded and commercial trials.

Griffith University seeks to appoint a Clinical Research Nurse to be responsible for clinical research study coordination duties for commercial trials conducted by the CTU, as well as clinical trial related service provision to Griffith University staff.

The opportunity
Working under the direction of the CTU Business and Operations Manager, the Clinical Research Nurse will coordinate commercial clinical trials conducted by the CTU  and provide clinical services to Griffith University staff  who conduct their trials in the Unit.  Tasks will include ongoing coordination of clinical trials, including the conduct of study visits, data entry and communication with clinicians and study participants.  The Clinical Research Nurse will be required to assist with study start-up procedures, HREC submission, lead the preparation of trial specific documents as well as close out and archiving.  The Clinical Research Nurse will also provide support and assistance in the general operational and day to day management of the CTU.

This is a fixed term (18 months), full time position based at the Gold Coast campus. Griffith is a multi-campus university and therefore it is understood that this position will work across campuses as required.

About you
The successful applicant will be a registered Nurse who has demonstrated significant experience in clinical trial research (data management, HREC submissions) and clinical services (eg ECG, Venepuncture, cannulation) as well as a proven knowledge of Good Clinical Practice, with particular expertise in clinical trial coordination and clinical trial project management.  Flexibility in working hours is a requirement of this role.

Salary range
Common Law Contract: $96,662 per annum.

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
  • Employment history, including present position;
  • Name and contact details of three referees.

Note:  Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only.  File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

Applicants for General Staff positions (non-academic) must have unrestricted work rights.

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith’s strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Professor Evelin Tiralongo, Director – Clinical Trial Unit  on (07) 567 80366.

For application queries, please contact People Support Team on +61 (0) 7 3735 6551.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you wish to discuss First Peoples Employment further please contact the First Peoples Employment Coordinator – Joshua Long on (07) 37355403 or joshua.s.long@griffith.edu.au.

Closing date: Monday, 1 March 2021 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV’s from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV’s sent directly to Line Managers.

Closing Date for Applications: 01/03/2021