Level A Research Officer or Level B Research Fellow

Melbourne, Australia
Level A/Level B - TRP $81,880 - $136,108 per annum inclusive of 17% superannuation
24 May 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, fixed term until 30/06/2023
  • Located at Melbourne Bundoora campus
  • Level A/Level B - TRP $81,880 - $136,108 per annum inclusive of 17% superannuation

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have

  • Completed a PhD for the Level B position or an Honours’ Year or Master’s degree for the Level A position or have been awarded equivalent qualifications or research experience in a relevant discipline (public health, statistics, or geographic information systems).

The roles is to:

  • Conduct and publish, or otherwise disseminate high quality and/or high impact research as a member of a team or independently and produce conference/seminar papers and publications from that research.
  • Contribute to writing up of research findings for publication and dissemination.
  • Contribute to the preparation or, where appropriate, prepare individual research proposal submissions to external funding sources.
  • Acquire research data and interpret results, e.g., on alcohol and gambling related harm. Run analyses using specified and agreed techniques and models. Contribute to the development of techniques, models, and methods for analysing key research questions for both projects.
  • Conduct analysis and write-up of alcohol, family violence, assault, and child protection data.
  • Conduct analysis on associations among alcohol, tobacco and gambling expenditure and consumption data.
  • Undertake other duties commensurate with the classification and scope of the position as required by the supervisors Anne-Marie Laslett and Jason (Heng) Jiang.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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.

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How to apply

Closing date: Wednesday 15th June 2022 by 11:55pm

Position Enquiries:

Dr Heng (Jason) Jiang, TEL: 0430 067 296; Email: Jason.Jiang@latrobe.edu.au

Associate Prof Sandra Kuntsche, TEL: 03 9479 8770, Email: S.kuntsche@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries: recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication. This position will require the incumbent to work onsite. As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter; include your preference either “Research Officer” or “Research Fellow” in your application;
  • A separate document addressing each essential bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description; and
  • An up to date resume.

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Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

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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