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Can’t see your role here? If you’re a researcher, please get in touch. Email us a copy of your full CV, together with a cover letter to Human Resources. In your letter, tell us how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications would make you a great researcher at AIFS. We’ll contact you if a suitable position arises.
Positions at AIFS are classified within an Australian Public Service (APS)-wide framework. Find out more about APS Classifications and Work Level Standards.
Work with us and make a difference
Working at the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is much more than a job. You’ll be part of the Australian Government’s world-class research body in the area of family wellbeing. Plus, you’ll be working with like-minded people who work every day to create, translate and communicate research to make a positive difference to families.
Some of the great benefits you'll get
Staff wellbeing is important to us. We provide a family-friendly workplace that supports the wellbeing and professional development of our diverse workforce.
We’ve just voted in support of a new Enterprise Agreement, which will increase our salaries by 6 per cent in the first 18 months of the agreement.
- Some of the benefits of working here include:
- Flex leave for both full time and part time staff between APS 1-6 classification levels
- The ability to cash out or purchase additional leave
- Generous parental leave provisions
- Workplace health and wellbeing activities such as yoga, mindfulness, wellbeing sessions, flu vaccinations and a health promotion allowance.
- Christmas closedown period with no deduction from leave credits.
Our salaries and conditions of employment are set out in our Enterprise Agreement