Applications open for Health Cluster Liaison Officer based at Universitas Airlangga

Posted on January 19, 2018

The  Australia-Indonesia Centre Health Cluster is seeking applications for the role of Liaison Officer at the Surabaya campus of Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR).

This part-time role will work closely with the Cluster Coordinator at the University of Melbourne based in Melbourne and the Liaison Coordinator at Universitas Indonesia (UI); as well as the Cluster Leadership from University of Melbourne, UI,  University of Sydney and UNAIR to deliver the Health collaborative research program objectives across Australian-Indonesia Centre partner institutes in both countries.  The role will conclude on 30 June 2018.

The Liaison Officer role consists of:

  • Providing advice, along with administrate support to research project teams in Australia and Indonesia to plan and conduct Indonesian based research activities. This may include all aspects of coordination and support, such as organising transport to accompanying a research team during fieldwork.
  • Coordinating the involvement of Cluster Co-Leads at UNAIR and UI in collaborative research activities as required. This may involve assistance with planning and coordinating meetings and booking travel.
  • Providing assistance to Australian researchers with Indonesian research permit applications by acting as a contact point for enquiries pre-departure and providing on the ground assistance if required.
  • Providing assistance to UNAIR Cluster Co-Lead in cluster reporting activities to the Australian based Cluster Management team.
  • Developing communications materials and activities in support of the Cluster Communications Plan for specified projects, which may include SRP01 and SRP02.
  • Assist with the strategic development and submission of research grant funding applications for specific projects, which may include SRP01 and SRP02.

The full position description can be found here.

Health Cluster

The vision of Health Cluster is to reduce the burden of NCDs through innovative approaches which address primary prevention of NCD risks. We aim:

  • To increase understanding of the importance of reducing NCD risk factors in the early years in both Australia and Indonesia; and
  • To influence policy and practice in effective primary prevention of NCDs in Indonesia and Australia.

For more information about the Health Cluster and its current research projects, please visit

How to apply

Interested Candidates should send their CV, cover letter with a short description on how you can contribute to the Health Cluster collaborative research in this role and your experience. These documents should be sent to by Sunday 28 January 2018, 23:59 WIB.

Those shortlisted will be invited for interviews in the week beginning Monday 29 January 2018.