Research Officer Bundoora VIC Job No.: 560161 0.6 FTE (3 days a week) Fixed term, 12 months duration, with the possibility of extension Role based at Melbourne (Bundoora) campus $86,191 - $92,274 pro rata plus superannuation
The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) conducts world-class research and education on the social dimensions of sexuality, gender, health and human relationships. ARCSHS works collaboratively with other researchers, communities, community-based organisations, government and professionals to advance knowledge and promote positive change in policy, practice and peoples lives.
The position will support the ARC Future Fellowship A world-first post-human rights framework for drug policy: Improving social, economic and health outcomes (FT200100099) led by Associate Professor Kate Seear. A Research Officer will be appointed to manage day-to-day aspects of the project and conduct higher-level duties such as coordination of sector relationships and the project... advisory board, prepare ethics applications, and assist to recruit, interview and code interviews. The associate will also help prepare a detailed map of Australian drug law, undertake some routine tasks such as interview checking and deidentifying, and assist in the collection and analysis of a range of human rights documents in Australia (e.g. statements of compatibility under human rights charters).
ESSENTIAL Completion of a PhD in law, sociology, gender studies, cultural studies, criminology, public health or a related field. Evidence of experience in research and the ability to work effectively under limited supervision or independently. A record of contribution to publications, conference papers and/or reports, or professional or technical contributions which provide evidence of research potential. Experience in the analysis of data, including the capacity to integrate data from a range of sources.
DESIRABLE Experience in qualitative research methods and expertise in social theory (e.g. feminist or queer theory, posthumanism, science and technology studies and/or theories of governmentality). Expertise in or familiarity with human rights.
PD, Level A Research Officer ARSCHS - drug policy.pdf
Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.
Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents: Cover letter; An up to date resume; and A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.
Please scroll down to apply. La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position
All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement .
For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Recruitment Partner Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073
To apply and to view position description please visit http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs and search for job number 560161 under current vacancies Bundoora VIC Australia (+1 other)
Research Officer Bundoora VIC La Trobe University Bundoora VIC