Research Assistant - Criminology and/or Psychology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 27, 2024
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  • Part-Time 0.4 FTE (14.4 hours per week), Fixed Term position for 3 years

  • Salary Level Academic A + 17% Superannuation

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About the role

    As Research Assistant, you will be working on a DECRA Project titled “Sexual Offence Interviewing: Towards Victim-Survivor Justice and Wellbeing”. You will support the Chief Investigator with various tasks, and have experience in undertaking literature reviews and qualitative research methods.

    To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Qualification/s in a relevant discipline or have commenced your PhD

  • Evidence of research output including publications, conference contributions and/or technical reports in the field

  • Ability to generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government

  • Ability to work autonomously whilst displaying a strong commitment to work in a team environment, including the demonstrated ability to confidently and effectively work with colleagues, project team leaders, and industry partners.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage varying workloads and respond to changing priorities as required

  • Demonstrated high level communication skills

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

    About the Portfolio

    RMIT's College of Design & Social Context brings together creative and practical study in the fields of design, technology and society. Comprised of nine schools, the College encompasses a wide variety of disciplines of the built environment, education, media & communication, global & social studies and across all fields of art and design. It is this breadth of expertise and the shared commitment to addressing the most urgent challenges and opportunities of our time through interdisciplinary collaboration that gives the College its unique identity.

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    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Gemma Hamilton (Senior Lecturer – Criminology and Justice) via email [email protected].

    Position Description – Research Assistant – Criminology and/or Psychology

    Applications Close:

    27 Feb 2024 11.59 pm

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