IT Support Officer University of Queensland Institute for Molecular Bioscience Australia

IT Support Officer



Job no:507575

Area:Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Salary (FTE):Research Professional Level 05 ($67,608.41 - $75,506.82)

Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term

Location: St Lucia

Institute for Molecular Bioscience


The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience, located on the main University campus, is Australia’s leading biosciences research institute. Established in 2000, the Institute is home to over 420 staff and is located in thriving Brisbane, a city consistently ranked as one of the world’s most vibrant and liveable cities.


Details of the research interests of the Institute may be accessed at:

The Human Studies Unit


The Human Studies Unit supports laboratories within the Institute of Molecular Bioscience, undertaking research into various disorders including motor neuron disease and autism.  These laboratories investigate the pattern of disease in individuals and families, to assess the relative importance of genes and environment in a variety of neurological conditions. There are some 50 staff involved in research activities.  This position provides organisational and administrative support to several of the projects within the group.

About This Opportunity


In this position, you will provide professional and proficient IT support to human research projects being undertaken at the Institute of Molecular Biosciences.


Day to day responsibilities will include:


    Development of complete protocols for new projects

    Custom module code for additional functionality and to control user access

    Front-end development of public-facing webpages

    Rapid response updates to implement updates required by clinicians

    Development of clinical questionnaires in Limesurvey and management of generated data

    Regular critical security updates

    Module updates

    Management of user accounts and data access


This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate


To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate:


    At least 2 years of experience working on IT projects, ideally involving human studies.

    Proficiency using relevant desktop-based programs (MS Word, Excel, Access, desktop publishing and/ or web software).

    Experience developing web pages.

    Ability to maintain efficient and up-to-date database systems for research projects.


You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.


We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer


This is a full-time, fixed term position for 12 months at HEW level 5.1. The base salary will be $67,608, plus super of up to 17% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.


You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.


For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description


Download File 507575_IT Support Officer_PD.pdf



To discuss this role please contact Anjali Henders.

Want to Apply?


To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:


    Cover letter addressing key selection criteria



Advertised: 07 May 2019

Applications close: 29 May 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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