Research Assistant in Digital Studio

Melbourne, Australia
22 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Digital Studio
Faculty of Arts

Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 p.a. (pro rata) (PhD Entry Level $87,415 p.a. pro rata) plus 9.5% superannuation

The Research Assistant will provide program coordination of the Digital Studio in the Faculty of Arts, working closely with the Assistant Dean Digital Studio, Professor Rachel Fensham to realise the Faculty’s research potential in the digital humanities and social sciences.

The Digital Studio is an exciting new initiative in the new Arts West building on the main campus of the University of Melbourne. The design and operation of the studio is geared towards innovation and the support and showcasing of digital humanities and social science research projects in development. It will enable collaborative research, bringing together Arts researchers, industry partners and digital experts at different stages in the project life-cycle by providing targeted project support, consultation and training in line with existing service provision in other locations.

The Research Assistant will play a central coordination role within the Studio by assisting the Assistant Dean Digital Studio and advisory and user groups, planning symposiums and training workshops, facilitating meetings with the researchers, institutional stakeholders and partners such as the University’s Sociocultural Informatics Platform (SCIP), and assisting in the drafting of grant proposals  that have a digital component. The Research Assistant is expected to coordinate the program of events and arrangements for research fellows and collaborative projects and should deliver the visualisation of research, online content management and social media communications of the Digital Studio.

Close date: 15 Oct 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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