First listed on: 10 February 2017

Occupational Exposure to Aviation Fuels and Solvents and Adverse Female Reproductive Health Outcomes

Reporting to Senior Research Fellow, Dr Helen Kelsall, the Research Officer’s primary role will be to conduct a literature review on occupational exposures by women to military aviation turbine fuels (MATFs) and solvents and adverse human female reproductive health outcomes.

The incumbent will have a degree (or equivalent experience and/or education/training) in epidemiology, toxicology and/or reproductive health outcomes and experience in undertaking literature review/s (preferably systematic literature reviews) and assessing epidemiological evidence. She/ he will undertake research activities that include developing a Project Plan, liaising with investigators as required for expertise and advice; refining the protocol for the search, undertaking the literature search, tabulating findings; drafting and finalising study reports and preparing presentations. 

The incumbent will be an independent and experienced researcher with good personal and communication skills.  She/ he will also provide some research support that includes responsibility for study documentation and for organising meetings with the research team and with the funding body.

The appointment will be for 6 months full-time and the incumbent will be required to start as soon as possible.

Remuneration: $90,083 - $98,804 (inclusive of superannuation) per annum (pro rata)

If you believe you can fulfil these requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply.  

How to Apply: To obtain a Position Description and for guidelines on how to submit your application please visit:

Enquiries: Please email Dr Helen Kelsall, Senior Research Fellow on or phone: 03 9903 0032

Closing date: 26th February 2017.  

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