Jobs: Senior Research Officer at the Australian Drug Foundation

Opportunity to join the Australian Drug Foundation

Senior Research Officer
Full time, 9-month Contract (Extension dependent on funding)
ADF Salary Band 5

The Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) is a leading non government, not for profit organisation working to reduce alcohol and other drug related harm in Australia. We have a number of successful services and programs including the DrugInfo Clearing House, Good Sports and Community Health Action Network (CAAN).

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual to join our Sector Development Unit as a Senior Research Officer.

Reporting to the Sector Development Manager, the role is responsible for conducting research and evaluation, managing and implementing research and pilot projects, and contributing to building the evidence-base of the Foundation.

The successful candidate will have a Masters Degree in the Health/Social Sciences, a minimum of five years research experience, a demonstrated commitment to evidence-based practice in health promotion and harm reduction, and an understanding of alcohol and other drug issues. The successful candidate will ideally meet the full capability profile outlined in the position description, viewable at

This position is a 9-month contract, with extension dependent on funding. The salary is within ADF salary band 5, and includes salary sacrifice option and superannuation. The office location for this position is in West Melbourne.

To apply, please include your CV and a letter addressing each of the points in the education, and skills and knowledge sections of the capability profile listed in the position description (viewable at Applications can be e-mailed to (please quote Sector Development) or sent by post to Australian Drug Foundation, PO Box 818, North Melbourne VIC 3051.

For more information, contact Robyn Ramsden, ph: (03) 9278-8126.

Applications close 5:00pm, 28 October 2010.