Study Coordinator, Harmony Project

Bundoora, Australia
07 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part-time (80%), fixed term contract until May 2022
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $90,748 - $107,758 (FTE) 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 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.

The Judith Lumley Centre (JLC) is a successful and well recognised multidisciplinary public health research centre in the College of Science, Health and Engineering at La Trobe University.  This position is based in the JLC for mother, infant and family health research in Bundoora.  The Harmony Project is an NHMRC funded study to test a multi-component model of training and resourcing bilingual GPs and their clinical colleagues to identify safely, support, and if appropriate refer patients experiencing family violence.

About the position

This is a four year part-time (80%) position, providing day-to-day responsibility for the coordination and implementation of the Harmony randomised controlled trial.  You will supervise research support staff, liaise with key stakeholders, participate in regular meetings with, and preparation of reports for relevant stakeholders as well as other duties listed in the position description.

Skills and Experience

  • Completion of a PhD (or a GP medical degree and at least Masters) and subsequent research experience.
  • A developing publication profile that shows evidence of potential for becoming an established productive researcher.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with health professionals and researchers.
  • Excellent project management skills with an ability to work in multidisciplinary research teams and supervise support staff.
  • South Asian background is desirable but not essential.

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.

How to apply

Closing date:  Wednesday, 28 March 2018 by 11.00pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Professor Angela Taft, +61 3 9479 8809 or

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.

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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

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.