IBC Committee Member

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Research

Reference: 46642

Reference: 46642

Occupation: Research

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Fixed term, part time position (4 hours per month)
  • Austin Hospital Heidelberg location
  • Attractive base rate + salary packaging + super

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the north-east of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBS)

The IBC is constituted with the authority to assess, review and approve all dealings involving genetically modified organisms at Austin Health. This includes use in both animals and humans. The committee has been established within the guidelines prepared by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR).

About the role

As a member external to Austin Health, and any of our affiliated Medical Research Institutes and/or Universities, you will be responsible for helping to review applications that involve the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). You’ll contribute to discussions and attend IBC meetings, and bring an independent view to the IBC.

About you

To be able to contribute in this role you will bring with you:

  • Experience relevant to the institution’s activities (e.g. reviewing IBC applications or worked with GMOs in humans and/or animals)
  • The ability to interpret legislation and policy
  • An ability to assess actual and potential risks

Inclusion at Austin

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.re encouraged.

IBC Committee Member

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Renata Phyland - (03) 9496 4035
Renata.PHYLAND@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____

IBC Committee Member