Senior Policy Analyst: Research

Canberra, Australia
$90,543 – $102,365 per annum
20 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the job

You will provide critical and strategic analysis of the national and international research policy environment and provide policy advice and recommendations to the Executive Director.  You will also coordinate strategic external projects, research and write submissions, and liaise with stakeholders both within and external to the ATN, to further the aims of the ATN.

Skills and Experience

You will have relevant postgraduate qualification or equivalent combination of education, knowledge, skills and experience at an appropriate level. You will also have proven experience in the effective synthesis and analysis of relevant information and data, including the evaluation of research outcomes and recommendations, together with highly developed oral communication, facilitation and negotiation skills.

Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN)

The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) is a coalition of five leading Australian universities (RMIT University, Queensland University of Technology, University of Technology Sydney, University of South Australia and Curtin University) which share a heritage of working with industry and a united vision for the future.  Together, these universities teach more than 220,000 students - or 17% of the Australian university system - including 52,000 postgraduates and 65,000 international students who begin or develop their careers with ATN universities.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, in the first instance please contact Katrina Gillespie, Senior Human Resources Consultant on (08) 8302 01193 or via email at

Applications close: 9.00am Friday 2 December 2016

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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