Research Fellow, Wellbeing of Aboriginal Youth in the Northern Territory

Melbourne, Australia
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 23 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics
Department/School: Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

Only Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12(1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic).

A Research Fellow position, at Level A ($73,669 – $99,964 p.a.) or Level B ($105,232– $124,958 p.a.) is available in the Melbourne Institute for a quantitative researcher to work as part of a team on the NHMRC-funded project Understanding the factors influencing wellbeing among Indigenous youth in the Northern Territory.

This project is being conducted by an inter-disciplinary team of Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers across the fields of economics, psychology, public health, health system administration and machine-learning. It involves working with linked longitudinal administrative data from the Northern Territory. The research team is primarily based at the University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, University of Western Australia and Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin.

Development of Indigenous quantitative research capacity is one of the objectives of this project. We are thus looking for an Indigenous researcher to fill this vacancy.

Further detail on the project and the team is available at:

Position Description


Applications close: 23 May 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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