Research Officer in Computer Science

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
23 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2017
Ref
552888
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time
  • Part-time (40%), Fixed term contract for 12 months
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $63,521 - $86,205 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

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 turns 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.

The College of Science, Health and Engineering comprises 9 Schools and 16 Departments across La Trobe’s multi-campus operations. The College offers a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous and attuned to meeting the needs of students in ensuring their readiness to work in changing environments.

About the position

This position supports the Early Signs Monitoring to Prevent Relapse and PrOmote Wellbeing, Engagement and Recovery (EMPOWER) research project, a study funded in Australia by a collaborative research grant from NHMRC (an in the UK via the NIHR). The project is developing and piloting a SmartPhone app and associated care pathway designed to pick up early warning signs of relapse and support people living with schizophrenia.

Skills and Experience

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline, and evidence of participation in higher level study relevant to discipline or professional area.
  • A lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery.
  • Ability to assist research participants in their use of the EMPOWER App and information generated by the App.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

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

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.

Benefits

Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date:   Wednesday, 20 September 2017 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: John Farhall, +61 3 9479 1626 or j.farhall@latrobe.edu.au.

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description.

Please scroll down to apply.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.