Technical Advisor Inclusion – Nossal Institute for Global Health


Technical Advisor Inclusion – Nossal Institute for Global Health

The Nossal Institute for Global Health at the University of Melbourne is seeking a suitably qualified individual to join our Disability Inclusion for Health and Development (DIHD) team. We are seeking expressions of interest from both early and mid-career professionals who can work both independently and as part of a time. Candidates should be committed to inclusive development practice and policy in Asia and the Pacific and be excited by the prospect of working with a lead institute in this field.

We are seeking applications from individuals with a track record in inclusive development. A sound understanding of disability in contemporary health and development is required. Knowledge of gender issues is highly desirable. The candidate will have experience of working with a range of stakeholders. Applied research experience is an advantage. Candidates should have proven experience of working on issues of inclusion with a professional focus on at least one of the following: disability inclusion; gender and women’s leadership; and/or children and youth empowerment.

The position is likely to include overseas travel. Travel may be up to 3 weeks at a time.

Further details can be obtained from the Position Description at Careers at Melbourne: Jobs from Affiliated Bodies(  or by contacting Alex Robinson, Unit Head DIHD

Candidates are requested to submit a CV (maximum 4 pages), covering letter, and an application addressing the selection criteria (both essential and desired as outlined in the position description). Applications are to be forwarded to with "Application –Technical Advisor, DIHD" included in the subject line.

Applications close – COB (5pm) Monday 28th August

The Nossal Institute for Global Health is committed to workplace equity and diversity and encourages applications from candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds and people with a disability.

Relevant background checks including qualification authentication, reference checks and police checks will be completed prior to the preferred candidate’s employment being confirmed. Only those eligible to work in Australia need apply.