Postdoctoral Researcher, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre

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Banyule, Australia
24 May 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, fixed term role until 31st march 2021
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $83,034 - $89,021 per annum plus 17% superannuation

About the role

The Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC) is Australia's first centre dedicated to autism research. It provides a vehicle for research activities, evidence-based intervention programs, training opportunities and collaboration between community services and research centres/universities involved in autism research both in Australia and overseas.

The incumbent will take on a responsible role in managing a research portfolio and supporting the development of national program for the early detection of Australian infants and toddlers for early signs of Autism. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join a fast-growing dynamic and collaborative team.

Skills & Experience

  • Completion of a PhD and research experience in a relevant discipline
  • Research experience resulting in publications, conference papers and reports
  • Evidence of experience in research and evaluation
  • Experience in the analysis and modelling of data, including the capacity to integrate data from a range of sources and of uneven quality.

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


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits

How to Apply

Closing date: 11 pm Sunday 23rd June 2019

Position Enquiries: Dr Josephine Barbaro,

TEL: 03 9479 1162


This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Recruitment Consultant Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job number 558386 under current vacancies.

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. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  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.