Research Fellow, Indigenous Health Equity


Job no: 0053115
Location: Parkville
Function sort: Full Time; Fastened time period for two years
School: School of Drugs, Dentistry, and Well being Sciences 
Faculty: Melbourne Faculty of Inhabitants and International Well being
Wage: Degree B – $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% tremendous

  • Contribute to analysis addressing pressing public well being points, significantly 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 companies, health and cultural golf equipment, Myki reductions, and a 25% low cost on graduate programs to our workers and their instant households!

In regards to the Function

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. Duties embody knowledge assortment and evaluation, conducting analysis on intergenerational trauma, publishing high-quality papers, partaking in data translation actions, and demonstrating management whereas collaborating successfully with exterior stakeholders and adhering to occupational well being and security requirements. 

Your tasks will embody:

  • Contributing to quantitative and qualitative knowledge assortment and evaluation.
  • Analysis of participatory motion analysis implementation research
  • Participating in analysis on intergenerational trauma, blended strategies analysis, and techniques for bettering 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 neighborhood {and professional} actions associated to Indigenous well being analysis.

Who We Are Trying For

You’ll reveal vital analysis expertise in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander well being. You’ll reveal experience in trauma-informed approaches that allow you to successfully have interaction with numerous stakeholders and implement impactful analysis packages. Additionally, you will reveal 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 flexibility to have interaction with stakeholders from numerous environments.

For additional data concerning tasks and necessities, please consult with the connected PD.

This place requires the incumbent to carry a present and legitimate Working with Kids Examine to make sure the College gives a secure atmosphere for everybody.

Please notice: Visa sponsorship just isn’t obtainable for this place. This function requires present legitimate work rights for Australia.

Your New Staff – Melbourne Faculty of Inhabitants and International Well being

The Melbourne Faculty of Inhabitants and International Well being is a world-class establishment that gives an thrilling alternative to make an actual distinction within the subject of public well being. As the primary college of its type in Australia, MSPGH has constructed a repute for excellence in training, analysis, and data change, with a deal with Indigenous peoples. Sturdy collaborations with prestigious organizations and establishments present a novel alternative to contribute to world well being initiatives. As a key member of the MSPGH crew, you’ll have the prospect to work alongside main lecturers and researchers who deliver appreciable expertise, insights, and experience. The Faculty gives 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 Supply You!

As well as, we provide the chance to be a part of a vibrant neighborhood and luxuriate in a spread of advantages, together with beneficiant depart provisions, wage packaging, well being and well-being companies and reductions on graduate programs. For extra data, try our advantages  web page!

In regards to the College of Melbourne

We’re tightly related with the neighborhood, each at residence and overseas. We take delight in our folks, who all contribute to our mission to learn society by way of the transformative affect of training and analysis. Uncover extra through our web site  and keep related with our tales and folks on LinkedIn .

Be Your self

The College of Melbourne values the distinctive backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that every individual brings to our neighborhood and welcomes and celebrates variety.  First Nations folks, these figuring out as LGBTQIA+, dad and mom, carers, folks of all ages, talents and genders, and folks of numerous ethnicity, nationality and religion are inspired to use. Our intention is to create a workforce that displays the variety of the neighborhood during which we stay. For extra data, please go to our Range and Inclusion  web page.

We’re devoted to making sure barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit probably the most proficient candidates. Should 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 help by way of a spread of packages and initiatives will be sure that you personally succeed and flourish whereas on the College of Melbourne.

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

Be a part of Us!

Should 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 data that can assist you with compiling quick statements to reply the choice standards and competencies, please go to

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

When you’ve got any explicit questions concerning the job please comply with the main points listed on the Place Description.

Purposes shut: 12 December 2023 11:55 PM Australian Jap Daylight Time (AEDT)

Place Description: 0053115_Research Fellow, Indigenous Well being Equity_PD.pdf

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