Research Assistant, Social Sciences Faculty Office

Wollongong, Australia
09 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time


  • Fixed term, part-time appointment (2 years, 0.5FTE)

This position will provide high quality research assistance to Professor Stacy Carter, Director of Research for Social Change, to support work on qualitative and deliberative research projects, local research on priorities for social change, and scoping review projects.

The Faculty of Social Sciences draws on traditional and emerging disciplines to conduct research to help individuals and communities live meaningful, healthy, secure and sustainable lives. We aim to be a social catalyst, promote health and wellbeing, and promote interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability. Research for Social Change is a new centre for values based social science focused on human health and wellbeing. Our work is organised under four themes: social determinants of human wellbeing, technologies and human wellbeing, other species and human wellbeing, and methodological development.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required. Late applications or applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal before the closing date. For further information please contact

For enquiries regarding the position please email Professor Stacy Carter, Director at

The University of Wollongong is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion. We value and acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. We embrace diversity a key component of attracting and retaining talent at UOW.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Part-time
Closing Date: 27/08/2018, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level 5: Pro rata $67,247 - $76,180 + Superannuation
Reference Number: 180855
HR Contact: Hayley Donoghue
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