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Career opportunities

  • Become part of a leading national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation
  • Melbourne based
  • Full time fixed term to June 2019 (maternity leave replacement), competitive salary with generous salary sacrifice options

The Lowitja Institute is Australia’s national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, named in honour of its Patron, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG.

Our purpose is to value the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Our vision is that the Lowitja Institute will be an authoritative and collective voice for the benefit of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ health and wellbeing

In joining the Lowitja Institute, our valued staff commit to working respectfully and effectively, within an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation, to make a direct and significant contribution to the health and wellbeing of our peoples.

The Institute is currently seeking a Research Project Officer to be a member of the Research and Knowledge Translation team, which is responsible for the creation and management of the research-related activities and products required to meet the strategic and operational objectives of the Institute. The Research Officer will work within one of the Lowitja Institute’s broader activities, Insight, which converts key elements of research findings into approaches for evidence-based decision making by policymakers, communities and service practitioners.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for the position.

Applications, addressing the selection criteria and submitted through the Lowitja Institute website, must be received by midnight AEST on Monday 24 September 2018.

Created: 26 September 2013 - Updated: 05 September 2018