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Clinical Trial Lead, Addiction Medicine job with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Full-time fixed term until December 31, 2025 at Surry Hills Campus, Central Clinical School
  • Leadership opportunity to participate in clinical research projects and coordinate multicenter clinical trials
  • Base salary between $129,847 – $137,008 (depending on experience) + 17% pension

About the possibility

The Faculty of Medicine and Health is home to the largest and most comprehensive collection of health research and medical education in Asia Pacific. It conducts cutting-edge teaching and research across the full spectrum of health and medical knowledge, from the medical sciences to clinical medicine, public health and medical education.

The addiction medicine specialty is represented by teaching and research staff on campus and in each of the University of Sydney’s clinical schools and research institutes.

We are seeking a Clinical Trial Lead to join a team of investigators led by Chief Investigator (Professor Nicholas Lintzeris, CIA) to be the trial coordinator of an NHMRC-funded randomized controlled trial of cannabidiol (CBD) for the treatment of cannabis use disorders. The study will be conducted at multiple sites in NSW and Victoria.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • plan, lead or coordinate multicenter clinical trials while providing high-level clinical trial knowledge and expertise to the principal investigator, investigators, senior research academics and the research team to support the clinical trial requirements for the project
  • plan and manage all aspects of a clinical trial, including working on pre-trial procedures, setting up and organizing clinical trial sites, archiving documents and correspondence, selecting subinvestigators, coordinating ethics committees, and filing for regulatory agencies, overseeing trial supplies and organizing content for research meetings
  • develop operational plans, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), that affect the immediate results of the clinical trial for which you are responsible
  • resolve complex matters related to the clinical trial you administer and will typically draw upon your extensive clinical trial experience to provide sound advice and recommendations, exercise independent judgment and apply extensive professional knowledge to achieve their work goals .
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About you

  • tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and/or extensive relevant work experience in clinical research, preferably in health sciences, project management and managing complex projects.
  • a minimum of 2 years as a clinical trial coordinator, clinical trial associate, or startup manager.
  • demonstrated a strong understanding and/or certification of good clinical practice guidelines
  • proven ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team to achieve service goals and improve patient care and outcomes
  • demonstrated high-level oral and written communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to the target audience, including the preparation of high-quality written and oral reports and experience of documenting in patient-based electronic record systems and other computer-based applications
  • current driver’s license (NSW eligibility) and willingness to travel for work purposes
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining good working relationships with clinical trial stakeholders
  • demonstrated leadership ability to train team members within the scope of the clinical trial protocol, evaluate performance, and lead the resolution of issues that may arise
  • Demonstrated experience with financial aspects of clinical trials and an understanding of managing a research budget
  • manages data entry and provides expert guidance on clinical trial source data reviews
  • manages the implementation, ongoing evaluation, prioritization, reporting and timely delivery of all operational aspects of assigned clinical trials.
  • demonstrated understanding of current principles, policies and practices of health service delivery relevant to the field of drug and alcohol or allied health care fields (e.g., mental health, neuroscience, clinical medicine)

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Sponsorship / working rights for Australia

Keep in mind that: Visa sponsorship is not available for this feature. For a continuing position you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of Australia.

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

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is contingent on the completion of all required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is contingent on you duly complying with all relevant authorizations and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the university can take all necessary measures, including termination of your employment.

As this role is located on a NSW Health site, it is a legal requirement to complete mandatory employment checks prior to starting in this role. For more information and instructions, go to:NSW Health Employment Requirements

This job is classified as child labour. To fulfill or retain this position, you must have a Working with children Check permission in agreement with the Child Protection Act (Working with Children) 2012.

EEO statement

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 is reflective of the wider community we serve. We deliver on this promise through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and advance the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Ladies, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgroundsand those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

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How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted through the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current university employee or temporary employee with access to Workday, log in to your Business day account and navigate to the Careers icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Prof Lintzeris, Nicholas.lintzeris@health.nsw.gov.au or if you require any reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing this application, please contact Deepna Chand, Recruitment Operations, via email to Deepna.chand@sydney.edu.au.

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