Full Time

Research Officer

Closing date
27 May 2018
Job Location
Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and experienced researcher to provide research support across three strategic priority areas: the future humanities and arts workforce; the value of humanities, arts and culture; and national research infrastructure development for the arts and humanities. It will include a sustained focus across the Future Humanities Workforce project and the program of work for A New Approach.

  • Contribute to ground-breaking humanities and arts research
  • Salary range $77,408 – $81,030 plus superannuation
  • Full time 1-year contract based in Canberra

The role will be involved in the following:

  • Research support for Academy projects, including preparation of literature reviews, research papers, briefings and reports, interviews and focus groups.
  • Collation, synthesis and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Coordination of workshops, meetings and consultations, including secretariat support of committees and working parties.
  • Preparation of meeting papers, correspondence, and other communications as directed.
  • Assisting in maintaining and extending productive relationships with key contacts in government, higher education, the arts and cultural sector, and other stakeholder communities.

As a member of the Academy team you will:

  • Enjoy being part of a dynamic team committed to promoting excellence and leadership in the humanities and arts in Australia.
  • Receive mentoring and professional growth, and support through flexible work practices.
  • Work with some of the nation’s leading humanities and arts researchers and practitioners, peak bodies and government agencies.
  • Gain insight on how humanities and arts research impacts policy and practice.
  • The Australian Academy of the Humanities is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people.

To apply:

  • Please review the Selection Criteria and Position Description before applying.
  • All applications must be made via the Australian Academy of the Humanities online system, where you are required to submit: 
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria (max. 2 pages)
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) (max. 2 pages) which includes the names and contact details of at least two referees.
  • Applications close 11:59pm AEST Sunday 27 May 2018.

Further information

Enquiries to Dr Kylie Brass, Director Policy & Research or phone 02 6125 9860.