Postdoctoral Researcher: Rural Health and Ageing

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: City West Campus, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 13 Feb 2022

 Postdoctoral Researcher: Rural Health and Ageing (Research Only)

  • Part-Time (0.8 FTE) or Full-Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Fixed-Term, 2 years
  • Located at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus or any other Victorian Regional campuses
  • Level A – $69,882 - $78,262 + 17% Superannuation

About the position

A Level A research only academic is expected to contribute towards the research effort of the institution and to develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to the particular field of research.

Based in the La Trobe Rural Health School (LRHS) the John Richards Centre for Rural Ageing Research (JRC) comprises a multidisciplinary team of 25 staff and 8 research higher degree students located across all La Trobe University Campuses.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline, (e.g., nursing, pharmacy, allied health, public health etc.)
  • Demonstrated evidence of expertise in qualitative research methods.
  • Demonstrated evidence of high-quality academic writing.

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:13 February 2022 at 11:55 PM AEST

Position Enquiries: Sean MacDermott via email .

Recruitment Enquiries:

Position Description below:

 562767 PD - Postdoc Researcher Rural Health Ageing.pdf

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

In order to work onsite in higher education, TAFE, training and adult education settings, the Victorian Government requires workers to provide evidence to their employers that they are fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or have a medical exemption evidenced by an authorised medical practitioner.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.

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.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

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.

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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