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Career opportunities

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. We work for the health of Australia’s First Peoples by investing in quality research, knowledge translation, and by supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers. We operate on key principles of Indigenous leadership, a broader understanding of health that incorporates wellbeing, and the need for the work to have a clear and positive impact. Read more about us.

We welcome applications from persons who share our values, have strong cultural knowledge, and are committed to excellence. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are especially encouraged to apply.

We are Melbourne-based and are able to offer excellent remuneration, conditions and salary packaging opportunities.