Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Social Sciences

Geelong/Melbourne, Australia
23 May 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

SALARY RANGE: $95,488 to $133,881 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and fixed term for 3 years
LOCATION: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus or Melbourne Burwood Campus
FURTHER INFORMATION: This position will be appointed at level B or C depending on experience


The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation is seeking to recruit an academic to join a team of established colleagues working in the social sciences and humanities and associated disciplines. You will contribute outstanding quantitative methodological expertise to existing and emerging research projects and programs.

This will include:

  • Providing an excellent contribution to the Faculty's research programs.
  • Contributing methodological expertise to established and developing research projects and programs.
  • Publishing high quality research in journals of high repute.
  • Contributing to the achievement of Deakin's strategic goals in research, engagement and innovation.


  • PhD in the social sciences or cognate discipline including statistics, econometrics or a cognate discipline that used advanced statistical methods.
  • Emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications including quantitative articles in high-ranking peer reviewed journals.
  • Demonstrated high-level quantitative research skills including experience conducting meta-analysis, systematic reviews, working with longitudinal datasets and social network analysis.
  • Success in obtaining external research funding.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Cayla Edwards Tel: +61 3 9244 6658, Email:

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 29 August 2018

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