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Research Manager (Operations)

The University of Queensland - St Lucia, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences

The Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) is a multidisciplinary research Centre committed to world-class research across the environmental health sciences. These include environmental toxicology, epidemiology, microbiology, health risk assessment and communication, and state-of-the art monitoring and analytical technologies to quantify emerging environmental health risks.

QAEHS is funded by Queensland Health and The University of Queensland and works closely with Queensland Health to develop its research directions. The Centre pursues research excellence through competitively funded research, as well as government and industry consultancies, and has a successful track record in interdisciplinary collaborative research with international and other Australian institutions.

Information about the Faculty and the School may be accessed on the Faculty’s web site at https://qaehs.centre.uq.edu.au/

About This Opportunity

An opportunity exists to provide a high-quality operational service to the Centre to ensure the sustainability of the Centre’s core research activities. This includes management of research operations, including identifying research funding opportunities, working closely with researchers in the preparation of high-quality written applications for grants and fellowships, and support of researchers for research management and financial management of research budgets.

The position will work closely with the Centre’s Executive and researcher team, while also linking with the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science’s research team and the Office of Sponsored Research.

Further key responsibilities of the Research Manager - Operations can be found in the position description.

This position is located at the QAEHS laboratories at Woolloongabba, adjacent to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will have completed or nearing completion of a postgraduate qualification in a relevant area of Environmental Health Science partnered with extensive experience or extensive experience and management expertise. You will have experience managing research projects, including obtaining ethics approvals, administering assessments, data entry, adhering to timelines and budgets, data management and reporting. You will also have experience with supporting collaborations between research and organisational teams to develop and operationalise successful funding applications. You will have knowledge of the operation and management of competitive granting schemes and have demonstrated analytical, interpretive and high-level written skills, and experience with reports and research related documents. You will also have the demonstrated ability to understand and apply up to date knowledge of budget model/s and financial management strategies for research and consultancy projects.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply for this opportunity. It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position to 30 June 2023 at HEW level 8.

The base salary will be in the range $100,264.90 - $112,583.95, plus super of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $117,309 - $131,722.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, discounted private health insurance, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Research Manager- Operations - PD - QAEHS .pdf


To discuss this role please contact Kevin Thomas via [email protected]

For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Written responses to selection criteria – 2 page maximum
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Advertised: 05 Feb 2021
Applications close: 06 Mar 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

St Lucia, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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