Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
University Of Melbourne
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Job no: 0051142
Role type: Part-time (O.8 FTE); Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Social and Political Sciences
Salary: Level A – $77,171 – $104,717 p.a. plus 17% super
The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the DjaDjaWurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.
About the Faculty of Arts The Faculty of Arts is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages people with diverse experiences to apply. This includes First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, Deaf and hard of hearing people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+, and neurodiverse people. If you have any accessibility requirements for the application or interview, please contact us. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. A position description is available in alternate formats if required, including USB, Large Print and Plain English.
The Faculty actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of people from all backgrounds and is committed to diversity and inclusion practices to achieve our vision.
About the Role The Research Fellow will contribute to the work of an ARC Linkage Project titled ‘The new digital governance of welfare-to-work’. This project aims to analyse the implementation of a ‘digital first’ employment services system, its effects on frontline services and governance, and its potential for policy learning. The project will be conducted in close consultation with industry partners and employment services peaks.
The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the project research and administration and actively promote the project research outcomes via different channels, including conferences and academic publications and should demonstrate capability to conduct fieldwork and data collection/analysis and be able to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the research team and with non-academic partners.
Working with the project team and non-academic partners to develop the project research design and methods
Assisting with preparation of interview schedules, data collection and analysis
Contributing substantially to reports and other publications by submission and successful publication of articles in peer reviewed journals during the term of the appointment.
About You Your ability to coordinate research projects allows you to remain within scope and meet deadlines. You work well as part of a team, and your strong interpersonal skills enable you to develop positive working relationships and work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
You will also have:
PhD in Public Policy or a closely related discipline
Demonstrated ability to conduct fieldwork and qualitative research
A track record in research, writing and publications in the appropriate area and the potential to develop further research expertise
Ability to present research findings to a wide range of audiences (e.g. academic and industry conferences)
About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.
Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:
Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
To find out more, visit https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.
Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.
If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.
^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertised: 01 Aug 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 14 Aug 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time