- Job posted on: 14th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
Dementia Australia is the national peak body and source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia, and the almost 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research. We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. Our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving our core purpose and strategic priorities.
The Dementia Australia Research Foundation (DARF) is the research arm of Dementia Australia, who primarily focus on securing funding to support innovative Australian research to better understand the cause of dementia and develop strategies to reduce dementia risk and slow the progression of the disease. DARF is seeking an experienced Research Officer on a full time, 12 month contract to support the grant application and review process for funding schemes and to assist the manager across operational aspects of the funding rounds.
Reporting directly to the Manager, Dementia Australia Research Foundation you will also be responsible for:
To be successful in this role you will be a team player, have excellent interpersonal communication skills and meet the key selection criteria outlined below.
This is truly an exceptional opportunity for the right individual to further develop their career and make their mark in a progressive peak body. In return, you will be offered a flexible and supportive work environment as well as a number of attractive staff benefits. You will be making a difference in the lives of people living with dementia, their families and friends.
The position description can be found on our website https://www.dementia.org.au/careers
For specific role enquiries, please contact Recruitment at Recruitment@dementia.org.au using the subject line: Research Officer - Flexible location enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Applications close on 29 April, 2021 at 9:00AM
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt so do not hesitate and apply. Dementia Australia reserves the right to close recruitment for this position as needed.