Post Doctoral Research Fellow Violet Marshman Initiative

at La Trobe University

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Full-time, Fixed term contract for 3 years
  • Located at the Bendigo Campus
  • $93,632 - $110,897 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About the position

This position is part of the newly established Violet Vines Marshman Rural Health Initiative which focuses on how primary health research, innovative health service and workforce approaches can be combined to maximise healthcare outcomes for vulnerable rural people.

This is a great opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher to conduct independent and team research that aligns with the aims of the Initiative, as well as developing their own research expertise.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will possess a PhD in a field relevant to the aims of the Violet Vines Marshman Rural Health Initiative, as well as a record of publications, conferences and/or reports. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with community members, industry, staff and students, as well as supervision or co-supervision of students is essential.

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

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.

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: Sunday, 21 April 2019 by 11.55pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Professor Amanda Kenny, +61 3 5444 7545,

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

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Level B - Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Violet Vines Marshman Initiative.docx

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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