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Clinical Trials Ethics Submission Specialist

Advertiser: Cancer Trials AustraliaMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 May 2019
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Healthcare & Medical, Clinical/Medical Research
  • Ready for your next step in a clinical trials administration role?
  • Want to gain in-depth experience in the expanding clinical trial sector?
  • 0.8 FTE, 2 year fixed term

Located in the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) building in Parkville, Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation which provides a comprehensive clinical trial administrative service for single and multi-site trials for its clinical members located in several states.  

Continued growth in clinical trials activity at our member sites has resulted in the need for a new part-time Ethics Submission Specialist, working at CTA’s offices in Parkville, and at member site(s) in Melbourne. This role will be responsible for preparing and coordinating clinical trial ethics & governance submissions and liaising with stakeholders to gain Human Research Ethics Committee and Research Governance approval for oncology clinical trials.  

Working in a friendly and supportive environment, this role provides an excellent opportunity to gain highly sought-after and in-depth experience in the administration and operations of clinical trials. 

Essential Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification in science, pharmacology or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in IT skills, particularly in the use of MS packages such as Word and Excel
  • An ability to quickly develop & maintain a high standard of professional relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed organisational and time-management skills
  • An ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines
  • An ability to actively participate and contribute to both internal and client-based teams
  • Experience in a customer service-type and/or office/clinical trial administration-type role(s), would be highly regarded

CTA is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, generous salary packaging provisions, and 5 weeks annual leave.

For more information about this role please email, or to obtain a copy of the position description, please email:

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.  The successful applicant will also be required to supply a current National Police Clearance.

Previous unsuccessful applicants and applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

To submit an application for this role, please click on the 'Apply Now' button and include both a cover letter that addresses all Essential Requirements listed above, and your curriculum vitae.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 20th May 2019

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