Clinical Trials Coordinator, Success Study Work with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • 1 year full-time/fixed-term contract – possible extension
  • Oversee a large multi-site clinical trial called a “Success Study” and coordinate multiple clinical trial sites
  • Base salary from $99,497 + 17% retirement pension

About the Opportunity

Take part in the world’s first randomized, placebo-controlled study of decompression surgery for central lumbar spinal stenosis – SUCCeSS: Spinal Stenosis Surgery.

To see just how important bone and ligament removal is, the SUcceSS team is doing a study that compares two types of spinal surgery; one that includes bone and ligament removal and one that does not (placebo). The results will allow us to determine whether bone and ligament removal during surgery (decompression surgery) is effective for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis or not.

The University of Sydney is looking to hire a Clinical Trials Coordinator to overseeing the large multi-site clinical trial “the SUcceSS study”, coordinating all sites, personnel and reporting requirements and assisting in the set-up of 2 other clinical trials. The incumbent will work closely with the Chief Investigator, Professor Manuela Ferreira and will be based at the Royal North Shore Building No.6 Kolling Institute in St Lenard’s.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Contribute to research and clinical trial activities
  • drafting of ethical dossiers, design of research protocols
  • undertake essential aspects of research and clinical trial activities and contribute to data entry and analysis
  • assist in the coordination, management and conduct of clinical trials (including the SUcceSS clinical trial) under the supervision of the Chief Investigator
  • resolves complex clinical trial issues and draws on extensive clinical trial experience to provide sound advice and recommendations
  • undertakes appropriate research procedures in accordance with relevant ethical protocols

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree – In a clinically relevant field
  • extensive experience in developing and working on research projects, including expertise in the use of research protocols, experimental design, ethical submissions and grant applications
  • experience in a research-intensive environment
  • experience in conducting scholarly literary research and preparing literary reviews for further analysis
  • experience liaising with participants/patients and healthcare professionals
  • experience working in human clinical trials environment
  • working understanding and current knowledge of the relevant aspects of occupational health and safety policy and relevant legislation
  • proven experience controlling income/expenses for budget reconciliation/tracking and managing bill payments and purchases
  • previous experience in clinical trials and coordination skills.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Australian temporary residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed-term contract for the duration of their visa, depending on hiring area and position requirements.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is mandatory to complete the mandatory employment checks before commencing in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health Terms of Employment.

EEO declaration

At the University of Sydney, our shared values ​​include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

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Monday, October 10, 2022 11:59 PM

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