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Job no: 0054650

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Multiple Locations

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: Melbourne Medical School

Salary: $96,002 - $103,921 (UOM 7)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About Department of Infectious Diseases

The Department of Infectious Diseases is a recently established department of the Melbourne Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences that is based at The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute). Research within the department encompasses infectious diseases including antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections, malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, influenza, viral hepatitis, sexually-transmitted infections, skin pathogens and emerging infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Our researchers come from diverse backgrounds, including discovery research and basic scientists, clinician-researchers, epidemiologists, public health physicians and microbiologists.

About the Role

The Study Coordinator/ Research Nurse will be responsible for the development, management, and implementation of the Meta-GP research program.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Provide project management including overseeing the project plan, stakeholder engagement, management, monitoring, budgeting, evaluation and reporting with adherence to the study protocol for effective delivery of the Meta-GP research program
  • Responsible for the recruitment of participants, collection and transport of clinical samples and follow up with clinical staff in accordance with the study protocol and local site procedures
  • Collection and accurate recording of quantitative and qualitative data, maintenance of data integrity and confidentiality including minuting meetings and preparing reports

About You

You will have demonstrated experience and sound skills in coordinating a clinical trial along with excellent organisational and administrative skills.

Ideally, you will further have:

  • Completion of a degree in a biomedical field with subsequent relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Registered Nurse with a current license to practice from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Demonstrated project management experience in the management of research collaborations and clinical activities to support the implementation of projects, and ability to self-manage time to coordinate research activities

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check and obtain a Police Check.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, please visit

Be Yourself @ UoM

We recognise that our employees are at the core of all our successes and achievements. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. We promote inclusive behaviour, and we actively seek to learn from each other. Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for our roles.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

*For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at We look forward to receiving your application!

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