Research Manager

Mar 12, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
UQ Diamantina Institute

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI) is seeking an experienced Researcher to develop and lead outstanding independent research programs in the area of cancer research, immunology or genomic medicine.

UQDI was established in 2007 and forms a major research centre within the Faculty of Medicine. The aim of the Institute is to develop a better understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of disease, and to translate that understanding into practical outcomes for patients. Based at the Translational Research Institute (TRI), an award-winning research facility at the Princess Alexandra Hospital teaching campus in Brisbane, UQDI has more than 300 researchers, clinical academics and students who work closely with hospital clinicians in the areas of cancer, immunology, genomics and other areas of translational medicine.  UQDI has particular research strengths in skin cancer, cancer cell biology, cancer immunotherapy, vaccine development and nanotechnology, autoimmunity and the genetic basis of disease.


The role

The primary purpose of this position is to provide research and operational management to support the development of the research program, key collaborations and partnerships. The Research Manager will report to the Centre Manager, UQ Diamantina Institute, Faculty of Medicine to provide efficient and effective research activity management, aligning team activity with faculty and university research goals and objectives.


The person

The ideal candidate will possess a postgraduate qualification; or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or extensive experience and management expertise. As well as a high level business, organisational and research administration skills, the ideal candidate will also have experience with research funding applications, management of project budgets, financial process and commercial projects. Experience working within the University of Queensland research environment is desirable as well as experience working in a commercial biotech environment.



This is a Part Time 0.5 FTE continuing role at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range ($48,233.03 - $54,159.18 0.5FTE)  plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $56,432.65 - $63,366.25)



To discuss this role please contact Professor Ranjeny Thomas on

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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