Research Fellow, Indigenous Health Equity

University of Melbourne

Job no: 0053115
Location: Parkville
Position kind:
Full Time; Fastened time period for two years
School of Medication, Dentistry, and Well being Sciences 
College: Melbourne College of Inhabitants and International Well being
Stage B – $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% tremendous

  • Contribute to analysis addressing pressing public well being points, notably intergenerational trauma and well being fairness enchancment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Lead progressive and transformational analysis in a mission-focused, collaborative atmosphere.
  • Wage packaging, subsidised well being and wellbeing providers, health and cultural golf equipment, Myki reductions, and a 25% low cost on graduate programs to our workers and their rapid households!

Concerning the Position
As a postdoctoral researcher within the College of Melbourne’s Indigenous Well being Fairness Unit, you’ll actively take part in a analysis program addressing public well being challenges, together with intergenerational trauma and well being fairness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Obligations embrace knowledge assortment and evaluation, conducting analysis on intergenerational trauma, publishing high-quality papers, participating in data translation actions, and demonstrating management whereas collaborating successfully with exterior stakeholders and adhering to occupational well being and security requirements. 

Your obligations will embrace:

  • Contributing to quantitative and qualitative knowledge assortment and evaluation.
  • Analysis of participatory motion analysis implementation research
  • Participating in analysis on intergenerational trauma, combined strategies analysis, and techniques for enhancing Indigenous well being fairness.
  • Producing high-quality publications, contributing to analysis proposals, supervising junior workers, and presenting analysis findings at educational and non-academic boards.
  • Collaborating with exterior stakeholders and actively taking part in group {and professional} actions associated to Indigenous well being analysis.

Who We Are Wanting For
You’ll exhibit important analysis expertise in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander well being. You’ll exhibit experience in trauma-informed approaches that allow you to successfully interact with numerous stakeholders and implement impactful analysis applications. Additionally, you will exhibit proficiency in knowledge evaluation software program and expertise in evaluating public well being interventions.

Additionally, you will have:

  • PhD or equal experience in public well being or associated subject.
  • Demonstrated analysis expertise in public well being and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander well being, together with translational actions.
  • Proficiency in knowledge assortment and statistical evaluation, utilising quantitative and qualitative evaluation software program.
  • Excessive-level written and verbal communication expertise, with the power to have interaction with stakeholders from numerous environments.

For additional info relating to obligations and necessities, please confer with the hooked up PD.

This place requires the incumbent to carry a present and legitimate Working with Kids Verify to make sure the College offers a protected atmosphere for everybody.

Please word: Visa sponsorship shouldn’t be obtainable for this place. This function requires present legitimate work rights for Australia.

Your New Group – Melbourne College of Inhabitants and International Well being
The Melbourne College of Inhabitants and International Well being is a world-class establishment that provides an thrilling alternative to make an actual distinction within the subject of public well being. As the primary faculty of its variety in Australia, MSPGH has constructed a popularity for excellence in schooling, analysis, and data change, with a give attention to Indigenous peoples. Sturdy collaborations with prestigious organizations and establishments present a singular alternative to contribute to world well being initiatives. As a key member of the MSPGH workforce, you’ll have the prospect to work alongside main teachers and researchers who carry appreciable expertise, insights, and experience. The College presents a spread of coursework levels and analysis alternatives to contribute to coaching the subsequent generations of public well being specialists and researchers nationally and internationally.

What We Provide You!
As well as, we provide the chance to be a part of a vibrant group and luxuriate in a spread of advantages, together with beneficiant go away provisions, wage packaging, well being and well-being providers and reductions on graduate programs. For extra info, try our advantages  web page!

Concerning the College of Melbourne
We’re tightly related with the group, each at dwelling and overseas. We take delight in our folks, who all contribute to our mission to profit society by means of the transformative impression of schooling and analysis. Uncover extra through our web site  and keep related with our tales and other people on LinkedIn .   

Be Your self
The College of Melbourne values the distinctive backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that every individual brings to our group and welcomes and celebrates range.  First Nations folks, these figuring out as LGBTQIA+, mother and father, carers, folks of all ages, talents and genders, and other people of numerous ethnicity, nationality and religion are inspired to use. Our goal is to create a workforce that displays the range of the group during which we dwell. For extra info, please go to our Variety and Inclusion  web page.

We’re devoted to making sure barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit probably the most proficient candidates. In the event you require any affordable changes with the recruitment course of, please contact the e-mail deal with listed on the backside of the web page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Candidates
We aspire to be the College of selection for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented funding to draw, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander college students and workers. Tangible assist by means of a spread of applications and initiatives will be certain that you personally succeed and flourish whereas on the College of Melbourne.

For additional info, together with our 2023-2027 Indigenous technique please go to -

Be a part of Us!
In the event you really feel this function is best for you, please apply with the next paperwork: 

  • Resume
  • Cowl Letter outlining your curiosity and expertise
  • The responses towards the Choice Standards^ (discovered within the Place Description)

^For info that will help you with compiling brief statements to reply the choice standards and competencies, please go to

When you’ve got any questions relating to the recruitment course of, please be happy to contact Katherine Robertson through e-mail at [email protected] , making certain that you just embrace the Place Quantity and the Job Title as the topic. Please don’t share your software to this e-mail deal with.

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