The ANZSOG Canberra team collaborates on engaged research projects with the Australian federal and state governments, and civil society, on broad issues of concern for public policy and government. The ANZSOG Canberra team is located within the Crawford School of Public Policy, a school within the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.
We are seeking a Research Officer to provide comprehensive support on a diverse range of research, engagement and administrative activities as part of the ANZSOG Canberra team. The Research Officer will report to Professor Ariadne Vromen, the Bunting Chair of Public Administration and Deputy Dean Research of ANZSOG, and work closely with other members of the ANZSOG research team. This role will see you work across multiple areas of responsibility, including research support, grant development and project management, research translation, and general administrative support.
Our ideal candidate will have a degree in a discipline related to the ANZSOG Canberra team’s work (e.g. public policy, political science, government or related disciplines), with demonstrated experience in a research or research support role, and highly developed communication and interpersonal skills. You will have demonstrated expertise in policy analysis, finding and interpreting data, qualitative data collection, and research data analysis, potentially including quantitative survey data analysis. You will also have a demonstrated understanding of public policy processes, including the role of evidence and analysis in public decision-making. To excel in this role, you will also be a skilled communicator and an organised individual who can manage a broad range of tasks, from research analysis to administrative tasks and organising meetings. SELECTION CRITERIA 1. Degree, or demonstrated relevant research support experience, in politics, public policy or public administration, or a closely related field. 2. Sound knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Experience in survey and interview design, implementation, data collection, and analysis of high-volume research data, will be regarded positively. 3. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and written communication skills, including the ability to draft standard business correspondence and various research related papers. 4. An ability to consult and liaise effectively with a wide range of people in a culturally diverse environment, across universities, government and industry. 5. Proven organisational skills and attention to detail, with a demonstrated ability to prioritise own workload and to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, meeting competing deadlines and delivering highquality outcomes. 6. A demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles and policies and a commitment to their application in a University context. ANU Officer Levels 5 and 6 are broadbanded in this stream. It is expected that at the higher levels within the broadband occupants will have a deeper understanding, and a more independent application, of the research theory and techniques.
Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5/6 (Research) Salary package: $71,878- $84,451 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full-time, Fixed Term (12 months) - Support engaged and applied research on reforming Australian public administration and public policy - Work in a beautiful campus environment on the city’s doorstep - Be a part of Australia’s #1 university - A supportive work environment that will nurture your career and assist you in further developing your research and project management skills - The opportunity to work with world-class researchers and build networks with a diverse group of stakeholders - Generous remuneration and conditions, including 17% superannuation and a range of benefits
Canberra ACT HOW TO APPLY In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: - A two-page statement addressing the selection criteria. - A two-page current curriculum vitae (CV). - Details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in Australia. Applicant enquiries: Ariadne Vromen, Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration, E: [email protected]u.au Applications close: 09 May 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time