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Research Grant Coordinator

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 7 days
    Published on 10 Sep 2021
  • Job no: 41268
  • Category: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials (MASC Trials)


  • Fixed Term – 12 months contract – possibility to extend
  • Part time 0.5 EFT (flexible days)
  • Flexibility working between home and office available
  • Oncology experience highly regarded
  • Location: Monash University, St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

The Department

Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials (MASC Trials) is Australia and New Zealand’s collaborative trials group specialising in investigator-initiated melanoma and skin cancer research. Working with multidisciplinary medical and research professionals around the globe, MASC Trials conducts clinical trials and related biological research to improve treatments for melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.

MASC Trials is a registered not for profit organisation, and has an academic affiliation with Monash University, with a dedicated department supporting our research activities, the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research Centre.

MASC Trials manages a diverse growing portfolio of research in the prevention, early detection and treatment of melanoma and skin cancer, including early to late phase clinical trials. This is a dynamic organisation with global reach and a strong track-record of developing, managing and delivering research that improves outcomes in patients affected by melanoma and skin cancer.

The Role

MASC Trials is seeking an enthusiastic Research Grant Coordinator who will be responsible for providing support to the Research Development Manager in the development of new projects at MASC Trials.  Specifically, this position will support the development of new research proposals, grant budgets and grant applications from initial concept development through to grant submission.  The role will coordinate the administration of research grants including those from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and other Australian and International funding bodies.

The position will have responsibility of coordinating projects to support the strategic outcomes of MASC Trials. The incumbent will work in collaboration with clinicians and researchers, the MASC Trials Discipline Specific Advisory Committees, the Scientific Advisory Committee and MASC Trials staff.


The Person

Experience in the development of new research proposals, grant applications and submissions will be highly regarded.

  • Initiative and judgement in planning project work
  • Resolve problems and escalate as appropriate
  • Experience working in a team setting
  • Understanding of research methodology

Benefits of working with us:

•             Contribute to high quality impactful research.

•             Work in an exciting and dynamic field.

•             Be a part of a supportive, growing team.

•             Opportunities for training.

•             Attractive remuneration package plus salary sacrificing.

Please include your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in working with MASC Trials and responding to the selection criteria (applications without a cover letter will not be considered)

Please provide a minimum of two referees.

Applicants must have full Australian work rights.

Enquiries to Sanja Coso via

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closes in 7 days - 24 Sep 2021
  • Published on 10 Sep 2021, 3:59 AM