Research Fellow

at La Trobe University

  • Full-time, Fixed term contract for 12 months
  • Located at the Bundoora Campus
  • $93,632 - $110,897 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

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 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 through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre within the School of Allied Health in the College of Science, Health and Engineeirng. The research focus of the Centre is to increase sport, exercise medicine knowledge through excellent collaborative research and translate knowledge to policy, practice, participation, health and well-being.

About the position

This position requires an enthusiastic researcher, with experience and expertise in biomechanics related research. A key role in this position would be to assist in the management of hip- and knee-related research within our centre.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will possess:

  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent qualifications or research experience in an area related to sport and exercise medicine. Applicants with qualifications in a range of disciplines will be considered (e.g., physiotherapy, podiatry, exercise science, anatomy and physiology, medicine).
  • Knowledge of, and experience with movement analysis equipment (specifically VICON, Force plates, EMG systems).
  • Knowledge of, and experience with processing and analysing movement analysis data, including preparing these data for presentations and publications.
  • Experience with recruiting clinical populations (e.g. people with knee pain) for clinical studies.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Thursday, 21 February 2019 by 11.55pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Kay Crossley, +61 3 9479 3902,

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1241 or

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Level B - Research Fellow - Biomechanics.docx

Only candidates with working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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