Research Fellow, Allied Health, Human Services and Sport

Banyule, Australia
24 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part time (0.6 EFT), Fixed term (2 years)
  • $95,432.00 - $112,697.00 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation
  • Based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus

About the role

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 key focus of the Research Follow position is to take on the role of project manager/ trial coordinator for a four year study funded by the Medical Research Future Fund. This trial will recruit 60 people with Prader – Willi syndrome aged 13 years and over.

The primary responsibility of this role will be to manage the daily activity of the trial including working as part of a cross institutional team. You will provide operational research and project management to achieve high quality research objectives.

The candidate

You will posess an undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy and/or related health discipline with experience in exercise prescription. Showcase your skills in project management in a university, health care or community organisation setting, with proven high level organisational, time management and problem-solving skills.

Excellent data management abilities, including database development and data collection will aid your success in this role.

Postgraduate research training in the coordination of a clinical research trial is advantageous.


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How to Apply

Closing date: Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Position Enquiries: Professor Nora Shields, TEL: 03 9479 5852, Email:

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 2030

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