Research Liaison and Coordinator, Twins Research Australia

at University of Melbourne

  • Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
  • Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
  • Salary: $68,892 - $79,130 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

Twins Research Australia (formerly known as the Australian Twin Registry) was established in the late 1970s as a national volunteer registry of Australian twin pairs of all zygosity types and ages who are willing to consider involvement in health and medical research studies.

TRA is funded in part by an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence Grant and provides researchers with access to an established infrastructure and a network of scientists and administrative staff who are experienced in twin research.

About the role

The Research Liaison and Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and administrative operations of all studies managed by Twins Research Australia (TRA). The appointee will be part of a strong and cohesive team delivering services to the research and twin community and will report to the Manager of TRA. Responsibilities are varied and include liaising with prospective researchers, coordination of applications and reviews of potential projects, daily management of the recruitment of twins to research projects conducted through TRA, and communications with key stakeholders. The appointee is expected to undertake a number of concurrent activities. Excellent organisational and time-management skills are essential to the success of this position.

Close date: 23 May 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria

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