Working at Victoria Law Foundation is a rewarding opportunity to make a difference to the lives of Victorians.

We look for people who are willing and able to make a valuable contribution to improving the justice system in Victoria. In return, we offer a fulfilling and flexible work environment and excellent opportunities for professional development.

Employment opportunities

Employment opportunities are advertised on this website and the Victorian Government Careers website.

We currently have the following employment opportunity:

Senior/Principal Researcher - Evaluation

  • Full-time or Part-time
  • CBD location
  • Salary $100-$120K + super

This is a new role and will be a key member of the Foundation’s newly established Research team.

The role is primarily responsible for research and evaluation of the civil justice system. It will lead projects to establish an evidence base for how services or programs function, what works well, what does not, what impact they have and what lessons can be learned, with a strong focus on rigorous empirical methods. The key aim will be to conduct research which will have a positive impact on access to justice.

Applications close: 24 May 2019.

How to apply: For a full position description and information on the recruitment process, download the

You can apply for the position online through the Victorian Government careers website. The job reference for this role is: VG/VLF090.

Please note that in order to apply through the Careers website you will need to be registered for this service. When completing your registration we only require you to complete the compulsory fields.

In order to be considered for the role please submit with your application:

  • Curriculum vitae – details of relevant roles and achievements as well as your education and professional qualifications. Please provide dates.
  • Covering letter – A covering letter that summarises your interest in this post and includes your response to the selection criteria (please address the Core Skills).
  • Referees – we will not contact them before speaking with you.

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This page was last updated on April 29, 2019