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The Australian National University

Research Project Officer

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 5/6

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5/6 (Research)
Salary package: $66,904 - $79,230 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full-time, 2 Years Fixed Term

The ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment (CMBE) brings together medical, biological, population health, psychological and environmental sciences in six schools:  The ANU Medical School, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Population Health, and the Research School of Psychology. Together the schools integrate high level research with a research-led curriculum that encompasses all of these different areas.

Position overview:

Researchers at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) within the Research School of Population Health (RSPH) conduct cutting-edge innovative and multidisciplinary large-scale research in areas across the social and cultural determinants of health and wellbeing.

The Project Officer will play an important role in the Improving Uptake of Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People program (arCVD program). The overall aim of the program of work is to contribute to reducing primary and secondary CVD events (including heart attacks, strokes, heart failure and peripheral vascular disease) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through improved assessment and management. The arCVD program consists of three projects: guidance review, Medicare item review and education & implementation.

For additional information, please contact Dr Ellie Paige T: (02) 6125 2852 E:  

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

The ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information:

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

 Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

 Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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