Lay Member – UNSW Human Research Ethics Committee

Organisation : UNSW Sydney

Location : Sydney

Time required : 1pm-5pm once a month

Duration of project : 3 year membership term

Skill Area : Board & Committee Members

Sector : Education & Training

Posted on : 30 Aug, 2018

About the Role

The UNSW Human Research Ethics Committee is looking for four lay members (two male and two female). Lay members are people who have no affiliation with UNSW and are not currently involved in medical, scientific or legal work, and who are preferably from the local community. We are looking for people with a variety of life experience, not specific skills or research background.
If you have an interest in research involving human participants, and the time to take part in the work of the Committee, we have the opportunity for you to be involved in this important work.


Information about the role
UNSW currently has two Human Ethics Research Ethics Committees, each HREC meets monthly at the Kensington campus (either the 1st or 3rd Tuesday of the month). Meetings commence at 1:00pm and generally finish around 5:00pm. Members are paid a sitting fee for each meeting attended.


Expression of interest
If you are interested in becoming a member of the UNSW HREC, please email an expression of interest to the Human Ethics Coordinator.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : UNSW Sydney
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Leonne Thompson

Phone : 02 9385 6222

Email :

Please quote in application: Lay Member – UNSW Human Research Ethics Committee via Pro Bono Australia.


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