Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow, Nursing and Midwifery

Banyule, Australia
14 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Full time or Part Time (0.8 / 4 days per week) option avaliabile
  • 1 year fixed term role based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $95,432 - $133,420  per annum plus up to 17% superannuation
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

About the role

The purpose of this National Health and Medical Reserch Council-funded Aboriginal-led four-year community based participatory action research project is to learn how we can best provide support during pregnancy and the first two years after birth  for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) parents who have experienced childhood trauma. The project is being conducted in three jurisdictions (Northern Territory, South Australia and Victoria), with key stakeholders from all Australian jurisdictions participating in co-design workshops.

The position Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow is a leadership position within the project and would suit a dynamic applicant with a demonstrated strong record in project management experience, communication (including academic writing) and research. For further information on the project visit the project website.

Skills & Experience

You will possess completion of a PhD or equivalent qualifications or research experience coupled with a record of publications, conference papers and/or reports. Your demonstrated strong leadership capability coupled with your organisational skills will see you succeed in this role. High level analytical capability with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing will see you succeed in this role.


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How to Apply

Closing date: 11 pm Monday 18th November 2019

Position Enquiries: Catherine Chamberlain, TEL: 0428 921271 Email:

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, outlining which position you are applying for and employment type;
  • 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.

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 Partner Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job number 558885 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.