Join Deakin University’s Human Research Ethics Committee

  1 December 2023  Deakin University   |   Third party content – view disclaimer

Deakin University’s Human Research Ethics Committee reviews research projects involving human participants.

These projects are from all faculties including Arts and Education, Business and Law, Health, and Science, Engineering and Built Environment. Research can include biomedical procedures to classroom learning studies, historical enquiries to health questionnaires.

The role of the Committee is to make sure that the rights of participants are respected and that no human research is approved unless it meets stringent requirements of integrity, justice, and fairness.

They are looking for members to join the Geelong, Burwood and Melbourne CBD panels, who preferably live or work locally with a variety of life experience.

Available roles

  • Community members: provide a broad community perspective. You must not have a paid affiliation with Deakin University.
  • Pastoral care members: perform pastoral, spiritual or social care roles in a community.
  • Professional care members: possess knowledge and current experience in professional care or treatment.

More information

Find out more about the roles available including membership details and how to submit an expression of interest in the position description (.pdf). For further information, please email

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