Seeking casual research assistants for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQA+ research project

Join ARCSHS to help engage with community, and to analyse data from three large national health studies around the experiences of  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQA+ people.

ARCSHS is looking for qualified and experienced Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to join a team that is examining the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQA+ people.

This is an exciting opportunity to analyse, inform and communicate data that could have significant benefit for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQA+ communities.

The project seeks to appoint up to three people with a range of skills, including community-engagement and coordination, preparation of ethics applications, data synthesis and report writing.

About the research and the team

Our team of LGBTQA+ and/or Aboriginal researchers are spread across the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University, and the Telethon Kids Institute.

The project involves working with Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander data collected aspart of three large national LGBTQA+ health surveys (Trans Pathways, Private Lives 3 and Writing Themselves In 4) about a range of topics.

The project will culminate in a report and other publications on the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQA+ peoples, which canbe used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQA+ community members to advocate for greater support.

In this role, you will be supported by Aboriginal LGBTQA+ researchers and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQA+ community members.

Remote working is possible, so the successful candidate(s) can be based anywhere in Australia and (where COVID-19 restrictions permit) access office facilities in Melbourne or in Perth.

For more information, view the job description and application information (PDF, .25MB)