Research Assistant in Law

Canberra, Australia
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: ANU Officer Level 4 (Research)

Salary package: $62,060 to $67,287 plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Part-time (up to 28 hours per week), fixed term (12 months)   We are looking for a motivated Research Assistant to work on a range of exciting projects and will consider part time applications from 17.5 - 28 hours per week.  

Position overview

The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) is one of four Schools in the College of Asia and the Pacific - a dynamic community of scholars from different disciplines united by our interest in governance and regulation. Our work is built on the principles of justice, sustainability and human well-being. Currently we work in the following thematic areas: Climate, Energy and the Environment; Law, Justice and Human Rights; Society, Safety and Health; and Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property.

This position will provide research assistance to three projects and one centre; Peacebuilding Compared, Regulation and Social Capital, Restorative Justice for the Environmental and the Centre for Restorative Justice. The position will interact with academics and professional staff across the School, College and University as well as with local partners and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have experience in a research or research support role and will be comfortable communicating information to a range of stakeholders. A proven ability to multi-task and prioritise work is essential, as are excellent computer skills.

For more information please contact: Professor John Braithwaite, 02 6125 2332

Position Description: Level 4 Research Officer.docx

Closing Date: 22 July 2018

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Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.