La Trobe University

La Trobe University

Research Fellow GreenCare Respite


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Research Fellow GreenCare Respite

Job No.: 566426

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Part time – 0.8FTE
  • Fixed term until 30th June 2026
  • Campus independent - Can be based at La Trobe University's Melbourne (Bundoora) or Victorian regional campuses (Regional preferred)
  • Work with inspiring people who are driven to make a difference!
  • About the position

    The role will primarily coordinate and manage the evaluation and research of the GreenCare Respite Project and on a secondary level contribute to new project and grant opportunities in the John Richards Centre (JRC) for Rural Ageing Research.

    GreenCare Respite is an Australian Government funded innovative three-year project aimed to enhance respite care and wellbeing for people living with early-stage dementia and their carers in the Loddon-Mallee region of Victoria.

    The project is a collaborative endeavour undertaken by a consortium partnership that includes the John Richards Centre for Rural Ageing Research at La Trobe University, Heathcote Dementia Alliance, Princes Court Aged Care, Heathcote Health and Rural Care Australia.

    Travel is a requirement of this role to meet with consortium partners and/or perform other project-related activities.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have

  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent qualifications or research experience.
  • A record of publications, conference papers and/or reports, or professional or technical contributions which provide evidence of strong research potential.
  • Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing.
  • High level organisational skills: the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, initiate and follow-up actions, all with minimal or no supervision.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a range of collaborators nationally and/or internationally and with industry partners.
  • Knowledge and experience with Endnote, Stata/SPSS, NVivo and Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm Wednesday 4th October 2023

    Position Enquiries: Tshepo Rasekaba via Email [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Lisa White via Email [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD - Research FellowGreenCare Respite.pdf

    Only candidates with Full 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 bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position', which is located in the position description.
  • Please scroll down to apply.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    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.

    Job details


    Research Fellow GreenCare Respite


    La Trobe University




    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 04, 2023

    Job type



    Education,Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    La Trobe University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe is one of the Australian verdant universities and also part of the Innovative Research Universities group.

    La Trobe's original and principal campus is located in the Melbourne metropolitan area, within the northern Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. It is the largest metropolitan campus in the country, occupying over 267 hectares (660 acres). It has two other major campuses located in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo and the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga. There are two smaller regional campuses in Mildura and Shepparton and a city campus in Melbourne's CBD on Collins Street and in Sydney on Elizabeth Street.

    La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across its two colleges of Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) and Science, Health and Engineering (SHE).

    In 2015, it was ranked in the top 100 universities under 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.[9] In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, it was ranked in the top 300 universities for arts and humanities.

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