Join a dynamic team of professionals to achieve the evaluation outcomes of the Australasian Teletrial Model and the Australian Teletrials Program (ATP).
- Full time, fixed term contract to 25 September 2026
- Passionate, committed and dedicated to making a difference?
- Mix your research skills with your project management skills
We now offer an exciting opportunity for a Research Project Manager to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University. This full time, continuing position is based at the JCU Bebegu Yumba campus in Townsville.
What you can accomplish at JCU
The Researcher/Project Manager will manage and partially conduct the JCU component of the evaluation of the Australasian Teletrial Model and the Australian Teletrials Program (ATP). The Australian Teletrial Program builds on existing healthcare system infrastructure, including telehealth systems, and successful recent piloting of the Australasian Teletrial Model (ATM). The program aims to increase access to safe, high quality clinical trials for people living in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia. Working collaboratively with the JCU and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Evaluation teams, as well as the broader Australian Teletrials Program research team, you will mediate close collaborations, implement and manage the contractual requirements and implement the research protocol for the evaluation of the project.
What you will bring to JCU
With a degree in Project Management, or equivalent, you will demonstrate exceptional communication, collaboration, networking and interpersonal skills and enjoy developing close working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. This ability to work with diverse groups with competing interests and deadlines and your exceptional time management and problem-solving skills will see you achieve mutually beneficial outcomes and be instrumental in the success of the research project. This exciting and rewarding position will see you make a real difference in meeting the unique needs of the populations in rural, remote, and tropical regions
Bordered by the Coral Sea, the Wet Tropics and the Outback, the Townsville region has a vibrant natural landscape, rich Indigenous history and beautifully preserved Federation architecture. Located approximately 1350 kms north of Brisbane (or a 1.50hr flight) and 350 kms south of Cairns, Townsville has a strong and diverse economy in which significant industries such as health and education services, government and defence, construction and mining, prosper. Sunny days, warm waters, cool ocean breezes and a generally comfortable climate are part of what make Townsville such a popular place to live. Click here for more information on living in Townsville.
JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment and prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
We support our people through the provision of:
- generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
- five weeks’ annual recreation leave
- 36.25 hour working week
- flexible working arrangements
- attractive options for salary packaging
- opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities
- Balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests
- on-campus cafés, gym, pool and childcare
How to Apply
Visit the Careers at JCU website and apply for vacancy reference 17804
If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact Sarah Larkins, Dean of College and Medicine and Dentistry on +61 (07) 4781 6232 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org