Research Assistant (12 months & contracted via 3rd party)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
April 13, 2024
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Why RMIT University Vietnam?

RMIT Vietnam is committed to excellence, innovation, and social responsibility. We welcome applications from qualified and passionate individuals who share our values and vision. RMIT University has a global reputation and ranks 140th globally and 11th in Australia in QS World University Rankings 2024. To learn more about our rankings, please check out our latest facts and figures here Reputation and rankings - RMIT University

RMIT Vietnam has been honoured with the respectable HR Asia Award as Top Employer To Work For in Asia. To find out more about RMIT Vietnam and our current vacancies, please visit our website: https: // www.

Your role

This position is responsible for providing high-level of administrative assistance for a specific funded project: Vietnam Design Research Studio for Sustainable and Resilient Fashion Ecosystems. This project aims to revitalize Vietnam's ethnic fashion heritage by integrating it with sustainable urban practices, thus enriching the country's fashion ecosystem through platforms of documentation and engagement. Over three years, the project will unfold in key locations across Vietnam, including a building a collaborative digital platform, connecting with RMIT's global network and underscoring RMIT's commitment to impactful, globally engaged community development.

Working under the general direction of the Primary Investigator, the Research Assistant will be responsible for supporting research activities when needed. This includes administering data collection, demonstrating communication, accountability, flexibility/adaptability.

Working under the general direction of the direct and indirect reports, this position is also responsible for coordinating the day-to-day research support activities of the project, acting as the first point of contact for all enquiries related to the project, and provide support when needed. Specific responsibilities will depend on the topic, nature and duration of the project, as provided by the Primary Investigator.

Key Accountabilities

The Research Assistants are expected to perform the following items in addition to other necessary activities related to project implementations:

  • To help administer data collection as needed.

  • To assist the Primary Investigator with communication, planning tasks, event management and research administration.

  • To ensure compliance with relevant legislation and University policies and procedures, including research ethics, equity and health & safety, and laboratory standards and exhibit good practice with same.

  • Develop internal and external contacts to further knowledge and form collaborative networks.

  • Assist the Project Leader and researchers with data collection and the collation of results.

  • Key Selection Criteria

  • A University degree in the relevant discipline in Professional Communication or Business or Design or a relevant field.

  • Demonstrated ability to access diverse members of communities and liaise with people at all levels, particularly the project team.

  • Problem-solving skills that assure detailed follow-up when required.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications and analytical software.

  • Experience in working within a fast environment.

  • Demonstrated good writing and verbal communication skills as well as a proactive mindset.

  • Skills and interest in digital tools, such as Adobe and LMS design is an advantage

  • Other Information

  • Contract duration: 12 months (the first contract: to 30 Jun 2024)

  • Highly competitive gross salary

  • Annual leave: 1 day per working month

  • Accident Insurance 24/7

  • Free use of onsite sports and fitness facilities

  • Library on campus and online - access to RMIT Australia online library

  • English Proficiency

    English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS General 5.5 (or equivalent Linguaskill 150).

    To be eligible for this position you must be a Vietnamese citizen. Applications received from non-Vietnamese candidates will not be considered.

    To Apply

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

    Applications Close:

    24 thg 3 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community. As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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