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Senior Research Contracts Officer

Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)Salary package: $80,756 to $92,957 per annum plus 17% superannuationTerms: Full Time, Fixed Term (12 months) with the possibility of extension
Position overview
Opportunities exist for a motivated individual with an interest in research with good communication and project management skills. The ANU Research Contracts Office is seeking to fill a Senior Research Contracts Officer position. Experience in research or contract review and negotiation is well regarded but not essential. The Office will provide contracts training. The ANU is a research intensive university with academics committed to solving problems through big picture and applied research. 
The Contracts Office is part of the Research Services Division within the Research and Innovation Portfolio and provides a focus for expertise in the review and negotiation of research and research related contracts and supports the Strategic goals of the ANU. 
The Senior Contracts Officer will work closely with College Research Offices across the University. The Contracts Officer will be responsible for liaising with the Legal Office and other Research and Innovation Portfolio areas to ensure the projects are well planned and the proposed contractual terms and conditions are acceptable, appropriate and compliant with University policies and requirements.  
For further information please contact Dr Lynne Whitehead E:
ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit
 Application information
In order to lodge an application for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
A 2 page (maximum) response to the selection criteria which outlines your strengths against the position description, including concrete examples.
A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least two referees. If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
Other documents, if required.
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.
Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 05 Sep 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 18 Sep 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Category: Jobs : Education Jobs
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Senior Research Contracts Officer The Australian National University


ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital. Our focus is on research as an asset, and an approach to education.

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