Senior Research Analyst

Sydney, Australia
11 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Dean’s Unit
The University of Sydney Business School

  • Be valued for your technical and domain specific knowledge
  • Opportunity to collaborate with academics and research professionals to support the research requirements
  • Full-time fixed term for 12 months, remuneration package: $138K p.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

The University of Sydney Business School is one of the Asia Pacific region’s premier centre for engaged and innovative business education and research. The school has strong alliances with industry, government and the not for profit sector and a highly international outlook, with a broad global network and accreditation by major international organisations.

The Senior Research Analyst in the office of the Director, Sydney Business Insights provides research management support to support the operational management and implementation of deliverables to achieve the Business School’s strategic objectives.

In this position, you will:

  • build and manage relationships with key stakeholders
  • collaborate in the design of research program(s)/project(s)
  • research, design and build database(s) around various published content
  • effectively capture and manage data to facilitate accurate research project outcomes.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Senior Research Analyst who possesses:

  • a completed PhD or equivalent experience
  • advanced stakeholder and relationship building skills
  • ability to provide thought leadership in relation Sydney Business Insights and the associated megatrends
  • advanced analytical skills.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ more than 6,000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us. 

All professional staff employed by the University of Sydney must have the right to work in Australia. An employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

 Closing date: 11:30pm 24 July 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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