Research Associate

Swinburne University of Technology

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Location
Hawthorn
Reference #
2013_11/19_RTR
Closing Date
04-12-2019
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Salary
Academic Level A ($68,355 - $92,055)
Vacancy Type
Contract
Work type
Part-Time

About the Job
As a Research Associate within the Centre for Urban Transitions you will undertake analysis of quantitative and related data under direction and providing assistance to lead investigator/s to publishing journal articles, book chapters and other publications. This opportunity is perfect for a highly skilled Early Career Researcher wishing to work in a dynamic, multi-project environment and with an interest in housing and urban research, in the context of urban transitions. Experience with data such as HILDA, ABS survey and Census data and related data will be highly valued, skills in demography, human geography and social/economic analysis of housing and urban data is preferred

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Be the innovator in the face of technological and social change with Swinburne’s Faculty of Health, Arts and Design. Leading edge research centres, strong ties to industry and commitment to high-quality, high-impact research allows you to understand humanity deeply, bring the real world to focus and make your mark.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • An earned doctoral qualification in a social science discipline or discipline relevant to housing and urban transitions research, in conjunction with relevant research experience
  • A demonstrated capacity to complete advanced writing and analysis tasks, potentially including the preparation of reports, journal articles, book chapters, and monographs
  • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to implement communication strategies.


A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans.


To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for women for 10 years in a row and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019

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