Research Professor/Project Advisor

Melbourne, Australia
Wednesday, 21 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 5 August 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part-time (0.1FTE), Fixed term position for 3 years
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • Level E Classification - $184,077 + 17% superannuation

About the position

This position is located in the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre. The Centre’s research focus is to increase sport and exercise medicine knowledge through excellent collaborative research and to translate knowledge to policy, practice, participation, health, and wellbeing. An industry sponsored (Levin Health) program of research (including a clinical trial investigating the efficacy of cannabis on chronic musculoskeletal pain) requires an experienced sport and exercise medicine physician as a Senior Project Advisor.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will be a sport and exercise medicine physician, have completed a PhD or equivalent standing, together with substantial research experience. You will have an outstanding record of publications, including papers in top-tier and high-impact journals, conference papers, reports and/or professional and/or technical contributions in the relevant discipline area. You will also have evidence of an international reputation in the sport and exercise medicine field. An established relationship with the industry sponsor (Levin Health) and prior work in developing clinical trial protocols and ethics applications is also essential.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.


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How to apply

Closing date: Thursday 5th August 2021 by 11:55pm

Position Enquiries: Professor Kay Crossley, +61 3 9479 3902,

Recruitment Enquiries:

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter; and
  • An up to date resume

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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