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Collaboration opportunities

We are always interested in collaborating with clinicians, policy makers and researchers on new initiatives, in research, evaluation and implementation. We also have a number of datasets (see Diabetes MILES studies), which offer opportunities for data analysis and publications.

If you are interested, please send an email to

Employment and volunteer opportunities

We are always keen to hear from people who are interested in conducting behavioural diabetes research. Postdoctoral researchers are encouraged to contact us to discuss and develop projects that can be the subject of scholarship and fellowship funding applications. Internships and research placements may also be available.

Email your CV and why you’re interested in working or volunteering with us to

PhD opportunities

The ACBRD has a large and varied research program into the behavioural, psychological and social aspects of living with diabetes. We currently have a number of projects in development that would be suitable for research towards a PhD for suitably qualified candidates.

If you are interested in undertaking a PhD, please send an email to Please include your CV and a 500-word summary of your research interest and why you are suited to conducting a PhD at the Centre.

Current Opportunities

Research Fellow – The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes

The Research Fellow will conduct research in behavioural, psychological, and social areas related to diabetes. More specifically, the Research Fellow will manage an effectiveness trial of a low-intensity intervention to reduce diabetes distress. The primary objectives of this role are 1) to manage the day-to-day trial activities from the start to completion; 2) to contribute to data collection, analysing and interpretation of trial findings; 3) to maintain relationships with our partners and funders; 4) to assist the Project Leads and investigators as required in achieving the project objectives.

This is a new, fixed term position (minimum 0.8 FTE) until 30th November 2023. The 2-year project supporting this role is by MTPConnect.

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