Vacancy: DPMP Senior Research Policy Officer

The Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) is seeking someone to join the central team at NDARC in the role of Senior Research-Policy Officer. This position performs an essential function: connecting researchers and policy makers. The person will be responsible for developing, leading and evaluating a three-year program of activities that facilitates high-level linkage between researchers and policy makers.

This is an opportunity to work on a program that reviewers have said is at the cutting-edge of international drug policy work. It focuses on an area of great interest to both academics and policy makers – bridging the gap between the research and policy worlds.

Extensive experience as a policy maker or within political environments, an established network of contacts within government, strategic thinking and outstanding communication skills are essential.

The position is fixed term for 3 years. An attractive remuneration package (commensurate with qualifications and experience) will be negotiated with the successful candidate. Further information at: