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Senior Project Officer - Research & Knowledge Translation

Lowitja Institute

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Lowitja Institute is Australia’s only national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled health research institute, named in honour of its patron, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG. It is working for the health and wellbeing of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by facilitating high-impact quality research and knowledge exchange, and by supporting a new generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers. Established in January 2010, Lowitja Institute operates on key principles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership, a broader understanding of health that incorporates wellbeing, and the need for the work to have a clear and positive impact.


We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated person to join our Research and Knowledge Translation team. The Senior Project Officer will oversee and coordinate areas including Research Commissioning, Knowledge Translation and research impact and workforce development.

As a key member of our team, you will coordinate the quality management of commissioned activities including the Institutes research agenda, calls for commissioning research projects and knowledge translation activities and supporting projects to ensure funding contract requirements are met.

You will have significant experience in two or more of the following areas: project management, knowledge translation, research impact and workforce development.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Full-time, 12-month contract
  • Based in Collingwood
  • 14% superannuation
  • Competitive salary including access to NFP salary packaging
  • Professional development allowance
  • Health related allowance
  • Leave loading
  • A supportive work environment


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For more information, please download the position description and/or contact Emma Donegan, Corporate Services Manager, via email [email protected], using the subject line: Senior Project Officer - Research & Knowledge Translation enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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All applicants must provide a Community Reference.

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