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Research Officer or Research Fellow, CAPR

Job No.:565480

Work type:Fixed Term

  • Full time
  • 12 month Fixed Term position
  • Position based at La Trobe University’s Melbourne (Bundoora)
  • $71,383 - $118,659 + 17% Superannuation based on experience  


The Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR) where the position will be based, is an innovative, world-class, multidisciplinary research facility at the forefront of informed alcohol policy development, led by Professor Emmanuel Kuntsche. The Centre, which receives funding from competitive grants and La Trobe University, examines alcohol consumption and-related harms and the effectiveness of alcohol-related policies.

About the position

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Emmanuel Kuntsche and Dr Benjamin Riordan on a range of Australian Research Council (ARC), VicHealth, and other various CAPR projects and project-related tasks. Working with leading Australian researchers in the field, they will undertake work in respect to research and communication of various aspects of the Centre dealing with alcohol consumption and related harm in Australia

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

•Training (Honours or PhD) in Psychology, Criminology, Public Health, or related discipline

•A record of peer-reviewed publications, conference papers and/or reports, or professional or technical contributions which provide evidence of strong research potential.

•Experience in the preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies and evidence of success in securing research funding.

•Evidence of experience in research, particularly in quantitative data collection and analysis, and the ability to work effectively under limited supervision or independently.

•Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing

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

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm Sunday 12th February 2023

Position Enquiries:  Emmanuel Kuntsche via email: E.Kuntsche@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD,Research Officer, CAPR.pdf

Download File PD, Research Fellow, CAPR.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 essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Please scroll down to apply.

Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future


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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