Research Coordinator, The Policy Lab

Melbourne, Australia
09 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Social and Political Sciences
Faculty of Arts

Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

In collaboration with the Director, the appointee will assist in developing and coordinating the research initiatives of The Policy Lab (TPL) at The University of Melbourne – a research unit of the Faculty of Arts. The aim of TPL is to address questions about:

  • What shapes policy decisions?
  • How do policy systems and processes operate?
  • What works in policy design?

The appointee will have the opportunity and mentorship to build his/her own research profile as part of this position. In addition to establishing his or her own research in this area, and working in collaboration with members of TPL and others, the appointee will collaborate on individual and team publications and be involved fully in the life of the research unit. The Research Coordinator will also support the Director in building research capacity and research partnerships, by implementing TPL’s research plan for new projects, facilitating the management and development of new industry partners, and identifying and linking with relevant policy labs and research units in other Australian and international universities. The appointee will also support the Director to oversee the administrative, budgetary, and compliance issues in existing and prospective grants.

Close date: 30 April 2018    

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