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Senior Research Fellow and Program CoordinatorThe University of Melbourne
Job no: 0059715 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time/Part-time (0.8FTE); Fixed-term for two years Faculty: Melbourne Law School Department/School: Melbourne Social Equity Institute Salary: Academic Level C – $140,433 – $161,926 p.a.
plus 17% super About the Role This role will provide program coordination, and undertake research project management and research for Melbourne Social Equity Institute’s growing activity in evaluation and outcomes measurement, and our related partnership research projects. Your responsibilities will include: Overseeing and contributing to evaluation and outcomes measurement projects related to social equity and the not-for-profit sector Coordinating intra-university engagement with other relevant institutes and research groups Providing administrative and secretariat support for cross-sector research activities Who We Are Looking For We seek someone with deep knowledge in contemporary social purpose evaluation methodologies and debates. You will have a proven track record in social research and applied evaluation initiatives, ideally with interests in community-engaged and co-productive approaches.
You will have exceptional communication skills, with experience translating between scholarly insights and practical outputs. Your abilities to collaborate within teams, across workplace boundaries, and among diverse project stakeholders are essential attributes we value. You will also have: A PhD in a relevant analytical discipline, including sociology, policy studies, public health, management, or evaluation science A strong track record of academic and/or applied publication relative to opportunity Excellent project management skills and experience in delivering agreed outputs within contractual timelines and budgets For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position . This role requires current valid work rights for Australia. Your New Team – The Melbourne Social Equity Institute The Melbourne Social Equity Institute is committed to achieving fairer societies through research that makes a difference.
We conduct and facilitate interdisciplinary research that addresses the causes and consequences of social inequities and advances knowledge about effective ways to respond. We are leaders in community-engaged and co-productive research for social change. Our work contributes to changing public policy and perceptions, as well as improving social and organisational practices.
Our approach creates opportunities for researchers, community organisations and people with lived expertise to develop their skills in working together. What We Offer You In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our b....