Research Fellow in Urban Geography

Melbourne, Australia
22 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Geography
Faculty of Science

Salary: $98,755 – $117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

You will contribute to an ARC Discovery Project entitled The disability inclusive City: Understanding the impact of the National Disability Insurance Scheme on participation in mainstream urban services.

The project is a collaboration between The University of Melbourne and La Trobe University, and will investigate the impacts of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) on Australia’s cities and urban regions. It aims, first, to assess the impact of NDIS-funded services on participation of people with disability in mainstream housing, health and community services; and, second, to ascertain the adjustments made to mainstream urban policy and services and their impact on users both with and without disability.

You will play a leading role in project management, designing and carrying out interviews in Melbourne, Sydney, Geelong and Newcastle, analysing the data, and writing research papers in collaboration with a team of investigators. This position is located within The University of Melbourne’s School of Geography, under the supervision of Dr Ilan Wiesel.

Close date: 29 Mar 2018                  

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