Research Officer/Research Fellow, Psychology and Public Health

Location
Banyule, Australia
Posted
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2019
Ref
558404
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Part Time 0.5 or 2.5 days per week
  • 12 month fixed term position based at La Trobe University Bundoora campus
  • Level A - $67,796 – $90,821  pro rata + up to 17% superannuation
  • Level B - $93,632 - $110,897 pro rata + up to 17% superannuation

About the role

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) is a centre for social research into sexuality, health and the social dimensions of human relationships. It works collaboratively and in partnership with communities, community-based organisations, government and professionals in relevant fields to produce research that advances knowledge and promotes positive change in policy, practice and people's lives.

The incumbent would work with Associate Professor Christopher Fisher on a range of current and emerging projects related to research on the sexual health knowledge, behaviours and educational experiences of young people.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Completed a PhD in a relevant field (Level B), or completion of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and evidence of participation in higher level study relevant to discipline or professional area (Level A).
  • Evidence of experience in research and evaluation and the ability to work effectively under limited supervision or independently;
  • A record of contribution to publications, conference papers and/or reports;
  • Experience in the analysis of quantitative data (e.g., advanced univariate and multivariate procedures), including the capacity to integrate data from a range of sources and of uneven quality;

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

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.

Benefits

Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to Apply

Closing date: 11 pm Sunday 30th June 2019

Position Enquiries: Christopher Fisher, TEL: 03 9479 8717 Email: C.Fisher2@latrobe.edu.au@latrobe.edu.au

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

  • Cover letter indicating whether you are applying for the Research Officer or Research Fellow position; and
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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

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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.

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.

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 http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs and search for job number 558404 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.

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