Research Officer

Banyule, Australia
12 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • 1FTE (5 days a week),
  • Fixed term, 12 months duration
  • $86,191 - $92,274 plus superannuation

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) conducts world-class research and education on the social dimensions of sexuality, gender, health and human relationships. ARCSHS works collaboratively with other researchers, communities, community-based organisations, government and professionals to advance knowledge.

The Research Officer will administer a qualitative project on experiences of hepatitis C, telehealth care delivery and stigma.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Coordinating recruitment and data collection for national qualitative study of telehealth care delivery for hepatitis C
  • Conducting qualitative interviews
  • Undertaking data coding and data analysis
  • Undertaking and preparing literature reviews
  • Liaising with external stakeholders and community project partners
  • Preparing ethics applications and data collection materials
  • Drafting journal articles and a technical report


  • Completion of a qualitative PhD in sociology, anthropology, gender studies or other related fields;
  • Experience conducting high-quality qualitative social research, including data analysis;
  • A record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with researchers and practitioners from a diverse range of backgrounds


  • Experience doing social research on illicit drug use
  • Expertise in critical social science and applying social theory
  • Experience using NVivo and Endnote
  • Experience in interview methods


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits

How to Apply

Closing date: 11 pm Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Position Enquiries: Renae Fomiatti,

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.

Please scroll down to apply.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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 560174 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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