Current opportunities

Administrative Assistant – Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC) & Aged Care Research Programs

Full Time, Fixed Term until 30 June 2021

$59,791 - $64,374 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience plus Employer Superannuation Contribution 9.5% and generous Salary Packaging 

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is an independent, non-profit, medical research organisation recognised internationally as a centre of excellence in ageing research and knowledge translation.  Located in the grounds of the Royal Park Campus of the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Parkville, NARI is a vibrant and dynamic work environment where research is brought to life through rapid translation into policy and practice. NARI’s multi-disciplinary team of researchers are committed to improving the life and health of older people through research.

The Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC), led by the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI), is a partnership of sixteen organisations, with support from the state government, that have joined forces to bring about systemic change to improve the quality of life of older people.  MARC is a unique and innovative model of collaboration that aims to change practice and policy through both new and synthesised evidence by all partners working collaboratively.  

We are seeking a full time Administrative Assistant to provide support for two key Program streams within the Institute, the MARC and Aged Care Research Program.

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant field.

Please see the position description for a full list of responsibilities and selection criteria:


Applicants should include a Cover Letter, CV and addressed Selection Criteria when responding. 

Please send application with selection criteria to: 

For enquiries please contact Debra O’Connor at:

Applications close 5pm Sunday 20 October 2019



Expression of Interest: PITCH PhD Opportunity

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is leading a 3-year NH&MRC Boosting Dementia Research project called “Promoting Independence though quality dementia care at home (the PITCH project).”  

We are looking for a talented student to undertake a PhD connected to the PITCH study, to commence in 2019.  The position will suit a student with a background in psychology, nursing, implementation science, sociology, social work, biomedicine or other health related disciplines. 

Please see PITCH PhD Opportunity for additional information.

For enquiries please contact Anita Goh:

Submit expressions of interest ASAP