Job no: 493572
Work type: Full time
Categories: Legal & Compliance, Strategy, Community & Engagement
The University of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest for Ethics Committee Membership. Ethics Committees play a crucial role in the responsible conduct of research—this is an exciting opportunity for members of the community to support research in Tasmania.
Social Sciences Human Research Ethics Committee:
- Category B Member: a person who has no affiliation with the institution and does not currently engage in medical, scientific, legal or academic work.
- Category D Member: at least one person who performs a pastoral care role in a community, for example, an Aboriginal elder, a minister of religion.
- Category E Member: a lawyer who is not engaged to advise the institution.
Health and Medical Human Research Ethics Committee:
- Category D member: a person who performs a pastoral care role in a community, for example, an Aboriginal elder, a minister of religion.
The Human Research Committees are constituted to ensure that all research is carried out in an ethical manner and in accordance with theNational Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research 2007 (Updated 2018).
Further information regarding human research ethics at the University of Tasmania is available from http://www.utas.edu.au/research-admin/research-integrity-and-ethics-unit-rieu/human-ethics/human-research-ethics-review-process/membership-of-a-human-research-ethics-committee
Animal Ethics Committee:
- Category D member: a person not employed by or otherwise associated with the institution and who has never been involved in the use of animals in scientific or teaching activities, either in their employment or beyond their undergraduate education.
The Animal Ethics Committee is constituted to ensure that all research is carried out in an ethical manner and in accordance with the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes (8th Edition 2013).
Further information regarding animal ethics at the University of Tasmania is available from http://www.utas.edu.au/research-admin/research-integrity-and-ethics-unit-rieu/animal-ethics/animal-ethics-committee
The appointments will be for a two-year period by mutual agreement. Applicants are advised that a substantial amount of reading is required in preparation for attendance at monthly meetings.
Expressions of interest for the above member vacancies are sought by 10 May 2019. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Adele Kay, Manager, Research Integrity and Ethics Unit. (03 6226 7479 firstname.lastname@example.org )
The University of Tasmania seeks to support and encourage membership applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Please do not apply online.
Advertised: Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close: Tasmania Standard Time
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