First listed on: 01 July 2020

Clinical Research Coordinator - Pharmacotherapy

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) was established at the University of New South Wales by the Australian Government in 1986 to extend the knowledge base required for effective treatment of individuals with alcohol and other drug related problems and to enhance the overall research capacity in the drug and alcohol field. The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health under the Drug and Alcohol Program. The Centre is highly regarded, both nationally and internationally, for its contribution to drug and alcohol research

The Opportunity:

  • 6-month, Fixed-term Full Time contract
  • $87K - $93K (+ 9.5% Superannuation & leave loading)
  • Sydney, Australia based.

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is responsible for the coordination and administration of clinical trials under the direction of the Tobacco Research Group (TRG) team. The CRC will coordinate the successful management of research activities for a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded Smoking Cessation Trial: “Vaporised nicotine products versus oral forms of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products for tobacco smoking cessation among low-socioeconomic status (low-SES) smokers”.

Please see the attached job description for full details  Level 6 - Clinical Research Coordinator - NDARC.pdf

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or an equivalent knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/ or experience. Demonstrated experience in the implementation, coordination and management of clinical trials will be highly regarded
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills with a proven capacity to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work in a team and independently
  • Demonstrated experience providing administrative and research support with the ability to work well under pressure with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated and applied knowledge/understanding of HREC and regulatory applications e.g. GCP and reporting for clinical trials
  • Demonstrated skills in project management, statistical software packages (eg. STATA, SPSS, SAS, and Access) and statistical analysis
  • Current (provisional or full) Driver’s license with willingness and ability to travel to clinical sites within New South Wales to conduct responsibilities and/or tasks
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training

You will need to have full working rights for the duration of the contract.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact (For job related queries only):

Dr Ryan Courtney

Applications close: 11pm, 15th July 2020

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