Expressions of interest are invited from persons interested in the role of Chair of the joint UOW-ISLHD Health and Medical Human Research Ethics Committee, commencing January 2022.

As this is a senior leadership role, UOW applicants would normally hold a level D or E appointment, however Level C staff with appropriate experience are also welcome to apply. ISLHD applicants would also be expected to hold a senior position within their institution.

Chairing an HREC is regarded as a high-level governance activity at UOW, and is recognised as such for promotion purposes. In recognition of the workload associated with these positions, Chairs who are employees of UOW are eligible to receive an allowance of $22,000 pa to offset their teaching duties or support their research activities.

Your EOI should detail your knowledge of the principles of ethical research, your administrative experience and leadership roles within the university or health sectors, and a brief summary of your research interests. A full CV should also be submitted.

For more information please contact the Associate Director, Research Integrity & Ethics, Ms Eve Steinke on 4221 4457 or email

Expressions of interest are due on the 19th of October and should be submitted to