Research Project Assistant

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
Jul 01, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 12, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • OFFICE OF THE DVC RESEARCH
  • $79 757- $86 176 pa (HEW 6)
  • FIXED-TERM (12 MONTHS), FULL-TIME, JOONDALUP CAMPUS

Overview

This opportunity is for someone with a background in defence and security research and will play a key role in the coordination of new research projects in the area of information warfare. You will be instrumental in coordinating people and processes to ensure that projects run efficiently and effectively to underpin the research and associated reporting requirements.

To be successful in this role, you will have some background knowledge in related areas of information warfare, defence, national security, international affairs, operations research or scenario planning. You should enjoy liaising with key internal and external stakeholders. You will need to be able to gather and analyse the requirements for individual research activities and work closely with the relevant researcher to coordinate various aspects of related projects, including setting up study meetings, recruitment of study participants, maintenance of study databases and review of publications.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence. A police check may be required.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, fixed term position (12 months) attracts remuneration of $ 79,757 to $86,176 (HEW6) plus 9.5% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities Overview website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Dr Andrew Dowse on (08) 6304 2607 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role with a particular focus on your experience in supporting research, preferably in areas relevant to defence and national security.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday, 12 July 2020 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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