FUNDED PHD POSITION - INCENTIVISING INDIGENOUS TOURISM AT ULURU-KATA TJUTA
Job no: 0054113
Work type: Fixed Term
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Culture and Communication
Salary: $75,289 - $102,163 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 17% super
The position is full time and supported by a scholarship. The successful
applicant will pursue an PhD research project aligned to the ARC Linkage under
the supervision of project leader, Professor Barry Judd.
Applicants should be highly motivated with demonstrable research skills and
academic experience, including a previous focus on remote area communities,
Indigenous cultural tourism, and Indigenous knowledge utilisation to undertake
a self-contained project on a topic closely aligned to the main research
project, on an aspect of Incentivising Aboriginal employment in remote
Australia. The successful applicant will be expected to conceive the project
and undertake research into how relationships between the Australian tourism
industry and its operation at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and the Anangu
community of Mutitjulu and related APY affiliated communities can be improved.
This will include how employment opportunities might be further enhanced via
incentivisation of kin group based co-operative micro-enterprise developments
and improvement to existing Aboriginal employment strategies. The research
will focus on Anangu communities and work with ARC Linkage partners to gain
new understandings and insights to inform the participation of Aboriginal
people in the Australian tourism industry. The research findings will also
inform Territory, State and Federal policy makers working in Indigenous
affairs and rural and remote area development.
Your expression of interest should consist of a one-page preliminary research
proposal (A4, 12pt type; a full research proposal will be required from the
successful applicant), relevant academic transcripts, and a CV.
For more information contact Professor Barry Judd.
Apply using the link below
Funded PhD Position in Indigenous Studies commencing March 2022 -
Deadline for Expression of Interest is 22 October 2021
Advertised: 12 Oct 2021 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 22 Oct 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time