Research Officer, University of Western Australia Business School

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$72,531 – $80, 391 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
27 May 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Opportunity to work on an exciting industry project with leading researchers
  • Level 5, part-time 0.25 FTE appointment on a fixed term basis to July 2025
  • Base salary range: $72,531 – $80, 391 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The marketing department in the UWA Business School offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, as well as research-based doctoral degrees. The students rank amongst the brightest in Australia, as measured by Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

The Chief investigator team and Australian post-doctoral investigator are working on a three-year ARC Linkage project focusing on the economic and social contribution of the Co-operative and Mutual Enterprise (CME) sector to the Western Australian economy over the period 1829-present.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will, under general direction, provide administrative and research support to the Chief Investigator team and Australian Post-Doctoral Investigator. You will book appointments, organise the data and document management, coordinate meetings and provide support for interviews, assist with field data collection and managing events such as the annual conferences.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Coordinate appointments for research data collection and other meetings
  • Organise and control document and data management to ensure these records are safely and securely stored and indexed
  • Support to field data collection, which might include note taking, and transcription
  • Liaise with industry partner investigators to enable the efficient and effective flow of communication between the University research team and its industry partners
  • Assist with the publication of research papers and presentations at international conferences and workshops
  • Assist with the management of an online digital repository for research findings

About your application

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55pm Friday 10th June 2022

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Alana Scaldaferro on (08) 6488 1970 or

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021)
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020

Assistance and Support

UWA is committed to inclusive recruitment and is happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. If you have queries in relation to the application process, please contact referencing the 6-digit job reference number and type of communication you prefer, and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.

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