Senior Fieldwork Officer

Location
Canberra, Australia
Posted
05 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2017
Ref
517211
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Classification: ANUO 7 (Research)
Salary package: $83,223 - $87,570 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Fixed term appointment of 2.5 years

Position overview

The ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment (CMBE) brings together medical, biological, population health, psychological and environmental sciences in six schools: The ANU Medical School, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Population Health, and the Research School of Psychology. Together the schools integrate high level research with a research-led curriculum that encompasses all of these different areas.

Researchers at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) within the Research School of Population Health conduct cutting-edge innovative and multidisciplinary large-scale research in areas across the social and cultural determinants of health and wellbeing. We have a range of research projects that work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program within NCEPH / RSPH conducts cutting-edge innovative and multidisciplinary large-scale research in areas across the social and cultural determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing.

The Family and Community Safety for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (FACtS) Study will contribute to improving family and community safety for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by providing evidence on: the impact of violence on women and children in remote, regional and urban communities; the social impacts of violence; the availability, appropriateness and effectiveness of services and other supports for both reducing the incidence of violence and addressing the consequences for women and children when it does occur; and on what else is needed to reduce exposure to, and the effects of, violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. You will be responsible for managing the study fieldwork work in close consultation with senior staff and the Study Director. This will involve project management, community engagement and fieldwork management.

The ANU strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a Special Measure to increase employment opportunities provided to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons in line with the strategies in the ANU Reconciliation Action Plan.

For further information on this unique opportunity, please contact Lachlan Russell on 02 6125 3021 or email: Lachlan.Russell@anu.edu.au  

Closing Date: 23 July 2017  

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.