- Darwin • Winnellie
- Job posted on: 16th Dec 2021
- Applications close:
AMRRIC is seeking a One Health Research Coordinator who recognises the interconnectedness of animal, human and environmental health, to catalyse and coordinate efforts to build the One Health evidence-base in partnership with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and researchers nationally.
AMRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Ltd) is an established, national not-for-profit organisation based in Darwin. Our small team of dedicated staff deliver a diverse range of programs spanning community and animal health and welfare, education and training, academic research, strategic planning, and advocacy. We work in partnership with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and a wide range of external stakeholders to improve companion animal health and management, in turn, helping to create healthier, safer and happier communities.
The One Health Research Coordinator role is a newly created opportunity, central to a 3-year project seeking to identify, coordinate and support One Health focused research projects that address community-identified priorities, that build local capacity and that utilise best practice, culturally and contextually appropriate research practices. With the support of AMRRIC’s Program Manager – Strategic Delivery, the anticipated impacts of the One Health Research Coordinator role, include:
Our ideal candidate is a strategic thinker with relevant Masters or PhD level qualification in the One Health realm (animal, human or environmental health, science and/or sociology); can navigate academic structures and politics with their fantastic stakeholder relationship management skills and academic research experience; is skilled in participatory research practices; is skilled in culturally and contextually appropriate knowledge translation and dissemination; and relishes cultural diversity and the opportunity to travel to remote locations.
The role reports to the Program Manager - Strategic Delivery and is a three-year contracted position. Location and work arrangements are negotiable, with a preference for the candidate to be based in Northern or Central Australia. The role will be required to undertake up to 10 weeks of remote travel annually. We anticipate this role will commence in February or March 2022.
AMRRIC is privileged to be immersed in work that values and celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and is committed to facilitating pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as part of our commitment to reconciliation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary Range and other package conditions are available in the position description.
To obtain a copy of the position description including the outline of selection criteria and key responsibilities for the position please contact the office on 08 8948 1768, email email@example.com, using the subject line: One Health Research Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs, or download from this ad or our website at www.amrric.org.