Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Research Assistant - Criminology and/or Psychology

Australia

Closing in 5 days

Overview:

  • Part-Time 0.4 FTE (14.4 hours per week), Fixed Term position for 3 years

  • Salary Level Academic A + 17% Superannuation

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About the role

    As Research Assistant, you will be working on a DECRA Project titled “Sexual Offence Interviewing: Towards Victim-Survivor Justice and Wellbeing”. You will support the Chief Investigator with various tasks, and have experience in undertaking literature reviews and qualitative research methods.

    To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Qualification/s in a relevant discipline or have commenced your PhD

  • Evidence of research output including publications, conference contributions and/or technical reports in the field

  • Ability to generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government

  • Ability to work autonomously whilst displaying a strong commitment to work in a team environment, including the demonstrated ability to confidently and effectively work with colleagues, project team leaders, and industry partners.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage varying workloads and respond to changing priorities as required

  • Demonstrated high level communication skills

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the Portfolio

    RMIT's College of Design & Social Context brings together creative and practical study in the fields of design, technology and society. Comprised of nine schools, the College encompasses a wide variety of disciplines of the built environment, education, media & communication, global & social studies and across all fields of art and design. It is this breadth of expertise and the shared commitment to addressing the most urgent challenges and opportunities of our time through interdisciplinary collaboration that gives the College its unique identity.

    For more information see www. rmit.edu.au/dsc

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Gemma Hamilton (Senior Lecturer – Criminology and Justice) via email [email protected].

    Position Description – Research Assistant – Criminology and/or Psychology

    Applications Close:

    27 Feb 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www. rmit.edu.au/careers.

    We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

    Job details

    Title

    Research Assistant - Criminology and/or Psychology

    Employer

    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 27, 2024

    Job type

    Research

    Field

    Arts and Culture,Psychology,Social Science

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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