Research Officer, Knowledge Translation

Banyule, Australia
08 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part-time (80%), fixed term contract until 30 June 2020
  • Located at the Bundoora Campus
  • $65,996 - $89,021 (FTE) per annum + up to 17% superannuation

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.

About the position

The position will involve critical appraisal of current evidence and theory relating to LGBTI health and wellbeing, participation in key research and evaluation activities relating to LGBTI health and wellbeing, translation and dissemination of research findings to both academic and non-academic audiences using a variety of communication mediums, synthesis of current research to support advocacy, policy, training initiatives and funding submissions.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will possess completion of a PhD or evidence of experience in LGBTI research and knowledge translation. You will possess the natural ability to work effectively under limited supervision or independently and have the ability to tailor writings for academic and non-academic audiences with additional experience in the analysis of data.

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

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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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 28 April 2019 by 11.55 pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Jennifer Power, +61 3 9479 8721 Email:

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1241 or

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

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

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.