Research Assistant for project on Migrants Care Practices and Policies in Australia

A casual Research Assistant (RA) is required for a project investigating the responsiveness of social policies to African migrants' care practices and care needs.

Please note: Applications for this position ARE NOW CLOSED.

The roles and responsibilities of the RA will be to:

  1. Produce a comprehensive annotated bibliography on the topic
  2. Produce an Endnote library of bibliographic references
  3. Identify online resources with information relevant to the topic
  4. Undertake research administration tasks as required
  5. Transcribe audio interviews as required

Essential criteria

  1. Masters degree in the Social Sciences
  2. Experience of working on a research project (other than MA thesis)
  3. Proficiency in MSOffice suite
  4. Proficiency in Endnote
  5. Ability to work at least 15 hours a week

Desirable criteria

  1. Candidates with a completed or nearly completed PhD will be preferred
  2. Experience of research with African or other migrant communities
  3. Familiarity with NVIVO qualitative research software

The RA will be appointed as a University of Melbourne Casual Research Assistant, Grade 1. A total of 500 hours is available, @ $38.34 per hour. Number of hours per week to be negotiated. This position will start in early June.