First listed on: 06 September 2018

We now have a full time, continuing opportunity for a Manager, eResearch Services to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). This position is based at the Townsville campus in picturesque tropical North Queensland, where you can enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.


What you can achieve

As a key contributor to delivering successful outcomes on research projects, you will promote the eResearch Centre’s capabilities and services by fostering strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and identifying strategic opportunities as well as new service offerings.

You will also be able contribute to building an eResearch culture at JCU, including data management awareness, HPC, visualization, big data analytics, as well as open data collaboration services across all areas of the University community.


What you can bring

You can bring a high-level of project management and interpersonal skills, which will enable you to work effectively with a wide range of academic disciplines, people and interests whilst providing excellent customer service within a deadline driven and often dynamic environment.

You will also be accustomed to Research Data Storage protocols with substantial experience working with high performance computing and big data analysis. A scientific and/ or research background would be highly regarded.


About the Research Services Directorate

The Research Services Directorate promotes, fosters, supports and administers research activity at JCU with its main areas of responsibility being: administration of research grants; negotiation and administration of research contracts; technology transfer; coordination of the University's research ethics and integrity responsibilities; collection and reporting of research performance data; development of research policy and advice to senior management, and the coordination of support for new research initiatives.



Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is one of the world’s leading institutions focusing on the tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth. JCU 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 with attractive options for salary packaging
  • well-equipped, modern facilities including on-campus shopping, gym, pool and childcare
  • balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests


Vacancy Number: 16477
Applications close: Sunday 16th September 2018 at midnight


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