Research Fellow

La Trobe University


September 25, 2022


Research Fellow

Job No.: 563913

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Part time 0.5 FTE/ Fixed term October 2022 – March 2025.
  • Preferably located at either Bundoora or Albury/Wodonga campus, but access to other La Trobe campuses will be considered
  • Level B - TRP $117,562 - $138,831 pro rata per annum inclusive of 17% superannuation
  • About the position

    The project is designed to help inform water and environment management decisions which will improve outcomes for the Basin and its communities. The post-doctoral position will be responsible for undertaking research, community consultation and interviews in three Basin communities, with both Indigenous and non Indigenous participants. They will be Involved in the analysis of the research material, developing story maps for each community and reporting back to communities about the research, reporting on research to the MDBA, contributing to and leading publications in high quality journals, and working with a team of researchers involved in the WERP project.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have

  • PhD in a history, human geography, anthropology or a discipline of the environmental humanities.
  • Demonstrated experience in oral history or qualitative interviewing
  • Experience in working with communities
  • High level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm Sunday 25th September 2022

    Position Enquiries: Katie Holmes E:

    Recruitment Enquiries:

    Position Description below:

    PD - Level B - Research Fellow WERP.docx

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    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:

  • A cover letter;
  • An up to date resume
  • A separate document briefly addressing each of the Essential Criteria found in the Position Description.
  • Names and contact details of two referees
  • Please scroll down to apply.

    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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    La Trobe University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and...