Research Fellow, Centre for Sport and Social Impact

Banyule, Australia
06 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, one-year fixed term
  • Located at Bundoora Campus
  • $95,432 - $112,697 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.

The Centre for Sport and Social Impact (CSSI) strives to change the future of sport management practices and policy and their impact on society through real world research and engagement with industry and government. The CSSI draws from the disciplines of organisational behaviour, management, marketing, economics, law, sociology and public policy to investigate issues that impact on the efficacy of sport organisations operating in the corporate, public and non-profit sectors of the economy and their impact on society. The CSSI is a Research Centre based in the La Trobe Business School.

About the position

The key focus of the position is to support and work on a range of externally funded research projects for the CSSI. This will involve project management, data collection, analysis, report writing, preparation of ethics applications and co-authoring academic research publications. The position will involve liaising with industry research partners, external funding agencies and a range of internal stakeholders.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have a strong research base, as evidenced by your publications, conference papers and/or reports, or a strong research potential demonstrated by your professional or technical contributions. You will have demonstrated analytical skills and the ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing. Previous experience in the preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies and success in securing research funding would be well regarded.

Please refer to the Position Description for full details of qualifications required for a Level B academic in addition to 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 25th August 2019, 11 pm

Position Enquiries: Matthew Nicholson, +61 3 5444 7905.

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Alyssa Brabender, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1102 or

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;
  • 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 Cultural Qualities:

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

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.