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Research and Knowledge Translation Lead

Spinal Research Institute


The Spinal Research Institute (SRI) is committed to improving the lives of people with spinal cord injury. People with spinal cord injury face many challenges and secondary health complications that can diminish quality of life and capacity for independence. Our mission is to support world class research and clinical trials by working to overcome the well reported barriers in the research process, by building much needed tools for research collaboration and knowledge sharing, and actively involving people with spinal cord injury in the research process.

Visit our website to learn more: www.thesri.org

About the position

This is a newly created part-time role (0.4 FTE). We are seeking an experienced researcher to support the development and growth of the SRI’s current programs, and establish and develop new research-related and knowledge translation programs.

Benefits of the role:

  • Small, friendly, and dynamic team, passionate about improving the lives of people with spinal cord injury
  • Flexible workdays
  • Salary packaging available

Position start date October 2022.

About you

  • Postgraduate research qualification
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a postgraduate research role
  • Understanding and application of the research process
  • Understanding and application of knowledge translation concepts
  • Experience working in collaborative team environments and contributing to team success
  • Excellent time management, with experience managing multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to interact confidently with both colleagues and external stakeholders
  • Self-motivation, initiative, and the ability to work autonomously
  • You have a functional workspace at home, and laptop or PC with office software and active anti-virus software
  • You have a passion for working in the not-for-profit sector and a strong belief in making a difference

People with lived experience of spinal cord injury are encouraged to apply.

A position description is attached.

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