The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Established in 1986 in response to the then emerging HIV epidemic, the Kirby Institute now contributes to knowledge on a broad range of diseases, including viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections. The Therapeutic and Vaccine Research Program (TVRP) conducts clinical studies across a range of infectious and immunologic diseases, including HIV, infection-related cancers, influenza, and COVID-19.

We are seeking up to three experienced clinical project coordinators to assist in the conduct and monitoring of research projects within TVRP dedicated to COVID-19 and HIV treatment optimisation. As a project coordinator you will be responsible for the coordination and monitoring of clinical research projects. These are international studies (including low and middle-income countries).

Your main responsibilities include coordination of project operations, preparation of study materials including case report forms, ethics applications, study manuals and newsletters; ensure clinical trials and registry studies are well supported by assisting clinicians, nurses, laboratory staff and other allied health personnel; perform remote data monitoring and liaise with data management staff to maintain accurate trial database; liaise with participating institutions, clinicians and pharmaceutical companies regarding the study requirements and conduct pharmacovigilance activities and ensure patient assessment are performed according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

To be successful you will have:

  • Graduate biomedical science qualifications or other medical qualifications including nursing, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience
  • A strong knowledge of Good Clinical Research Practice Guidelines and substantial relevant experience in the conduct of clinical research
  • Experience undertaking ethical and regulatory submissions, coordinating and monitoring clinical trials in Australia.  International experience, would be well regarded
  • Demonstrated management of clinical trial databases and clinical trial data, and research storage specimen collection
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to establish relationships with various stakeholders

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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Applications close Thursday, 8 April 2021.