Research Officer

Banyule, Australia
20 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • 67,796 - $ 90,821 pro rata, p.a plus up to 17% superannuation
  • Play a pivotal role in a rewarding and varied research program
  • Part-time 60%, Fixed-term until 30/6/2023 

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) is seeking expressions of interest for a part time Research Officer (Level A) position. The position will involve helping to coordinate a national survey of people living with HIV (The HIV Futures Study).

HIV Futures is the largest and longest running national survey of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Australia, utilising a repeated cross sectional and longitudinal design. The Research Officer will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the 10th iteration of this study.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Acquiring ethics approval for the study from relevant ethics bodies
  • Setting up a database for online data collection
  • Working closely with community-based HIV organisations to support recruitment to the study and dissemination of findings
  • Managing online advertising
  • Conducting data analysis using statistical software to inform the study report and publications arising from the study. Call for expressions of interest (internal) EOI, HIV Futures

Skills and experience:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (psychology, sociology, public health, social work or related discipline)
  • Evidence of experience conducting research or evaluation with limited supervision or independently
  • A record of contribution to publications, conference papers, project reports, or technical reports, which provide evidence of research potential

Position Enquiries:

Jennifer Power.

Email: Tel: 03 9479 8721

Your cover letter should highlight your interest, strengths and experience related to this position, including how you meet the essential and desirable criteria.


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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.

We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

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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

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