Join the Fight Against Cancer: Be an Ethics Officer at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute

The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) is a leader in pioneering cancer treatments. We’re dedicated to developing breakthroughs for a variety of cancers, including breast, bowel, lung, and more. Our goal? To outsmart cancer and help people live better, defeat it altogether.

Make a real difference in medical research. As our Ethics Officer, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring research ethics and biosafety compliance. You’ll support researchers, committees, and stakeholders, all working towards groundbreaking discoveries.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist researchers with animal ethics and biosafety approvals
  • Manage the ethics application process from start to finish
  • Prepare meeting materials and attend Animal Ethics Committee meetings
  • Maintain institutional ethics and biosafety databases
  • Provide communication and training on ethics and biosafety proceedures
  • Post-approval project compliance monitoring and supporting researchers in addressing  non-compliance and adverse events
  • Promote researcher participation in ethics training programs

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science (biology, medicine, etc.) with previous research experience (preferred)
  • Knowledge of  the principles and conduct of ethical research and relevant regulatory frameworks.
  • Excellent organization, time management, and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Collaborative spirit and ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of relevant codes (Australian Code for Animal Care and Use, etc.)
  • Integrity, accountability, and a results-oriented mindset

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package (up to $18,550)
  • 5 extra paid days off per year
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • The chance to make a significant impact in cancer research

Ready to join the fight?

Send your cover letter, CV, and reference details to Lakmie Gunarathne, Research Ethics and Governance Manager jobs@onjcri.org.au and mention reference number ONJCRI-xxxxxxxx.

Make a Difference. Apply Today!