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Join the UNSW School of Social Sciences and use your social work/research expertise to contribute on a project focused on vulnerable members in the community. Exciting opportunity to be part of a highly regarded research team, all whilst enjoying flexible working conditions
Employment Type: Part time Duration: Fixed term Remuneration: $80,476 - $107,299 full time equivalent plus 17% superannuation and leave loading Location: Remote working (Melbourne or Sydney) or Kensington campus • Be part of a team that’s delivering change at scale. • See the difference you can make; through the work you do. About us UNSW School of Social Sciences is motivated by the pursuit of social justice and transformative social change. Our world-leading research is recognised for its academic excellence, interdisciplinary and social impact. We have an exceptional community of active researchers and a vibrant cohort of approximately 100 higher degree research students. Our fundamental and applied research approach makes us one of the top-performing universities in the world. We have strong partnerships with key organisations and are recognised locally and globally for our social impact. Benchmarked with the highest global rating of 5 in the latest ARC’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA 2018), our school’s studies in human society research are among the best in the world. Year on year, we support an innovative, creative and stimulating environment, which enables us to hold our standing among the worlds leading universities. Our researchers thrive in an environment that celebrates achievements, nurtures talent and promotes collaboration. Why your role matters: The School of Social Sciences is seeking a Research Associate to support the data collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data from various sources relevant to the aims of the project, including interviews and file reviews. This role will also be co-ordinating high level interstate meetings with academics, partner and peak organisations. The role of Research Associate reports to Senior Lecturer and Chief Investigator, School of Social Sciences and has no direct reports. This project is a joint venture between UNSW and Monash University in Melbourne which provides a unique opportunity of working across two highly reputable institutions. This position is being offered for three years fixed term. The first two years will be 0.5 FTE (17.5 hours per week) and the final 3rd year will be 0.2 FTE (7 hours per week). The successful incumbent can be based in either Melbourne or Sydney and can work from home. There may be adhoc travel required in this role.
Who you are: To be successful in this role you will have: • A tertiary degree in social work, criminology, social sciences or other relevant degree and experience, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any combination of qualifications, training and experience. • Clinical or research experience working with vulnerable groups including women and First National people and communities. • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including First Nations stakeholders. • Experience or interest in qualitative data analysis. • Capacity to deliver on research and writing tasks to a high quality within agreed deadlines. • Capacity to prepare and present findings in an accessible way for a variety of audiences To learn more about this position a copy of the Position Description can be on [email protected]
Benefits: People are at the core of everything we do. We recognise it is the contributions of our staff who make UNSW one of the best universities in Australia and the world. Our benefits include: • Flexible Working Options (work from home, flexible hours etc) • Career development opportunities • 17% Superannuation contributions and additional leave loading payments • Additional 3 days of leave over Christmas period • Discounts and entitlements (retail, education, fitness) To apply, please copy and paste the following link into your browser to be directed to the position on our company website and click on the "apply now" button https://external-careers.jobs.unsw.edu.au/cw/en/job/509225/research-associate-ethics-and-social-sciences
Remote working (Melbourne or Sydney) or Kensington campus