ARC Project Research Assistant

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 08, 2023
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  • Part-time (0.4 FTE), Fixed Term position until February 2025

  • Salary HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

  • About the Role The Research Assistant will work closely with Professor Anna Hickey-Moody and an academic research team to undertake high quality research activities pursuant to the aims of the Australian Research Council funded project:

    LP200301027 Creative industries pathways to youth employment in the COVID-19 recession

    The successful applicant will undertake empirical research with young people in community arts organizations across metropolitan, regional, and rural Victoria. The successful applicant will carry out team research in ways that are congruent with the broad project aims and whole of team approach that has been developed by Professor Hickey-Moody.

    Across the life of the project, the successful applicant will undertake data organization, offer administrative support, undertake empirical fieldwork, and site maintenance in Victoria. They will maintain data sets and assist with project management.

    Further information about the linkage project can be found at www. vital-

    To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting quality research in an area aligned with the project.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain datasets.

  • Demonstrated experience in working in the youth sector and ability to communicate with young people across culturally diverse communities (e.g., LGBTQI+ communities).

  • Ability to build and maintain effective networks with colleagues and liaison with government and industry partners.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the School

    The School of Media and Communication aims to produce graduates who will respond creatively to the challenges of a rapidly changing international, media-driven environment. Media and Communication has strong links with industry and responds to ongoing change brought about by technology and convergence. The School is positioned as a major contributor and leader of the debate within media driven industries.

    The School delivers the full spectrum of educational programs from certificate to PhD: industry training, short courses, vocational education, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Some programs have flexible delivery options for on- line learning and the School has a significant presence in international markets onshore and offshore. The School, which comprises 225 core staff, is a diverse, international group of dedicated people developing knowledge relevant to multiple social contexts.


    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Professor Anna Hickey-Moody via email anna.hickey- [email protected]

    https: // www. descriptions/pd-arc-project-research-assistant.pdf

    Applications Close:

    8 Feb 2023 11.59 pm

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