Research Fellow - Psychology and Public Health, LaTrobe University

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Research Fellow

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Melbourne (Bundoora)
Categories: Research, Academic
NHMRC funded initiative
Full-time Fixed Term Contract for 12 months, Melbourne (Bundoora) location
$87,891 - $104,366 per annum + up to 17% superannuation
About La Trobe University

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 among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016), 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 to benefit the communities we serve.

In this role

Working as part of a small team based at the Bundoora Campus, and linking with colleagues at other universities and research institutes, you will help to develop methods to examine the economic value of interventions designed to bring about transformative, systems change in communities, worksites and schools.

This new Fellowship is funded by the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre (TAPPC).  TAPPC is a joint initiative of the NHMRC and several government and private sector agencies, established to examine systems-based approaches to preventing chronic disease.

Skills and Experience

Ideally, you will have a background in health economics, anthropology, community psychology or sociology and be able to integrate insights from across these social sciences as well as draw upon systems theories and methods, such as system-dynamics and/or agent-based modelling


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How to apply

Closing date:  Monday, 5 September 2016 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Professor Alan Shiell, +61 (03) 9479 5098 or

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Level B - Research Fellow - Psychology & Public Health.docx

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description and attach these with your application.

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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 (03) 9479 1241.

Advertised: 08 Aug 2016 Aus. Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 05 Sep 2016 Aus. Eastern Standard Time