Research Coordinator

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Mar 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job no: 0052152
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Part-time (0.6 FTE); Fixed-term for 12 months
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
UOM 5 – $76,886 – $88,312 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics is at the forefront of a preventive health revolution. Big data, changing infectious diseases patterns and multi-disciplinary collaborations are transforming the ways public health disciplines are researched and taught. Our Centre aims to be a leader in this evolving environment.

Epidemiology and biostatistics provide solutions to global public health challenges that demand multi-disciplinary responses. Our Centre's approach to research, teaching, and research training reflects this reality. We combine deep expertise with a broad range and reach – through our nine units, and our active links to other renowned institutions.

About the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
The Melbourne School of Population Health was established in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences in 2001. It became the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health in 2013.

Approximately 300 academic and professional staff work across the School and its partner agencies. The School’s total budget is in excess of $50m. There are approximately 120 higher degree research students (predominantly PhD).

The School aims to strengthen the understanding, capacity and services of society to meet population health needs and to improve the quality and equity of health care.

About the Role
The Research Coordinator will provide administrative and managerial support to the Population Interventions Unit Head and staff and assist with selected academic support roles such as literature reviews and report preparation.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will have excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to build positive working relationships with people at all levels across the organisation. You will also have well developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workloads, with a strong attention to detail.

You will also have:

It is also highly desirable that you have:

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].