Research Assistant - e-DiVA, NAFOSTED and NIH Projects, Social Gerontology Division

Full Time, Fixed Term, 12-month contract

$65,094 - $72,277 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience

plus Employer Superannuation Contribution 10.5% and extremely generous Salary Packaging

About NARI

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is an independent, non-profit, medical research organisation recognised internationally as a centre of excellence in gerontology and geriatrics research.  The Institute provides clinical, psycho-social, health services and public health research specifically focussed on older people and also has a major emphasis on translational research.  Our vision is a world where older people are respected, healthy and included.  The Institute has four program areas - Clinical Gerontology, Social Gerontology, Aged Care and the Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC).

About the role

We are seeking a Research Assistant based within the Social Gerontology Division of the Institute to work on multiple projects across the division. Duties may include participation in literature reviewing; ethics applications; RCT, interviewing; analysing quantitative and qualitative data; preparing academic and non-academic outputs (e.g. reports, fact sheets, journal articles, scripts); liaison with colleagues; and administrative support for Social Gerontology projects

All new NARI employees must be able to provide evidence that they are fully vaccinated (boosted) against COVID-19 or have a reasonable medical exemption.


  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualifications in a health-related discipline

Why work for NARI

  • Leading Medical Research Institute in Ageing and Aged Care
  • Opportunity for hybrid work
  • Extremely generous Salary packaging options
  • Located in Parkville precinct, good public transport and bike path access
  • Supportive team environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated and passionate researchers

How to apply

Applicants should include a cover letter, CV and address the selection criteria when responding.

Position description: Research Assistant, e-DiVA, NAFOSTED and NIH Projects, Social Gerontology Division

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Please send application to:      [email protected]

For enquiries please contact A/Prof Tuan Nguyen at:  [email protected]

Applications close:                    5pm Sunday, 5 February 2023