Research Officer

Canberra, Australia
Thursday, 29 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 23 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: ANU Officer 5/6
Salary package: $71,878 - $84,451 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Term: Part Time (21hrs/wk), Fixed term (12 months)

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The Research Officer will make an active contribution to the Indigenous Health and Wellbeing area of the Research School of Population Health (RSPH) by working collegially with all members of the area, across the University and external stakeholders. The Research Officer will contribute to all aspects of the Yarning with our mob about HPV study. This will include consultation with key stakeholders, qualitative data collection across Queensland using Indigenous research methods, data analysis, sharing findings with academic and community audiences, and developing policy and practice solutions. This position requires the incumbent to travel.

The Research Officer will work collegially with other staff in the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health across the University and with external stakeholders. The Research Officer will be supported to develop and maintain highly effective relationships with a range of government, non-government and community health organisations, and contribute to collaborative research and teaching within RSPH.

This position would suit those who have a strong commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and cultures. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further information please contact Associate Professor Lisa Whop, Ph: (02) 6197 0074 E:

Closing Date: 23 May 2021

Position Description: Download FileResearch Officer PD.pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.