Quantitative Research or Senior Research Fellow - Business School

Kensington, Australia
$60,000 - $83,000
14 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

At the Centre for Social Impact, we believe in a stronger society for all.

Our mission is to improve the delivery of beneficial social impact in Australia through research, teaching, measurement and the promotion of public debate. We take a systems approach to developing innovative solutions to the biggest social challenges today, with a vision for a better Australia tomorrow.

About the role

  • Salary Level B: A$60K – A$70K per annum (plus 17% employer superannuation and leave loading)
  • Salary Level C: A$72K – A$83K per annum (plus 17% employer superannuation and leave loading)
  • 3 year contract
  • Part-time (21 hours per week)
  • CSI Sydney CBD office

The Centre for Social Impact is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Quantitative Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow to take a lead role in developing modelling tools, managing and undertaking quantitative outcomes measurement research and evaluations, and training. In addition to this, they will also play a key role in building new partnerships and collaborations and contributing to build Centre’s reputation for research leadership in social impact.

The successful applicant will play a key role in helping to build upon and increase the Centre’s reputation for research leadership in social impact. They will be responsible for designing research and outcome measurement tasks, the implementation and completion of research projects, the ability to effectively engage and build relationships with industry and government partners, attract research funding and contribute to the management of research teams.

An applicant for this role must be an Australian citizen or have Australian work rights for the duration of the fixed term role and will be required to undergo a pre-employment qualification check prior to appointment to this role.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A PhD in Economics and/or Social Sciences (Quant) or related discipline, research experience in an area of relevance to CSI.
  • A strong track record of publications in relevant well-respected peer-review journals and experience attracting research grants and funding.
  • High level skills in quantitative research including computing and data analysis skills.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A can do, helpful attitude, respectful and inclusive, engaged and dependable, compassionate and have a methodical yet pragmatic approach to problem solving.

Applicants should systemically address the selection criteria found within the position description in their on-line application. If an application does not systematically address the selection criteria it may not be considered.


Having read the documentation you can direct enquiries during business hours to Megan Day, Operations Manager.

E:  Megan.Day@unsw.edu.au

Applications close:  midnight Sunday 26 March 2017