The STRONG kids, STRONG future team sits within the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. We work in partnership with community on activities focused on research, development, training, and implementation of culturally appropriate development measures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Our Vision is an enduring commitment to enhancing developmental outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait children, and to actively promote self-determination in developmental care.

We welcome applications from persons who share our values, have strong cultural knowledge, and are committed to excellence. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are especially encouraged to apply.

Current Opportunities

Aboriginal Communications & Engagement Officer (click for overview)

Join us and play a key role in communication and engagement activities for the ASQ-STEPS research program!

You can find out more about the ASQ-STEPS for Measuring Aboriginal Child Development here.

Full Position Description here.

Reach out

If you are interested in collaborating on current or future projects, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us to find out more.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are especially encouraged to reach out if interested in exploring research or employment opportunities. Read more about a PhD scholarship opportunity here.

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