Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Research Sessional - EFM


Closing in 11 days


• Casual Researcher, flexibility in commencement • Flexible hours per week • Flexible working arrangements

About RMIT

RMIT offers life-changing experiences for our students, and helps shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Integrity. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

Project Overview

The project aims to advance knowledge about the intended and unintended consequences of policy on health and well-being. It expects to innovate through new methods and novel data to integrate policy evaluation into the policy cycle in a timely fashion to prevent harm from occurring. It also leverages technology to track policy effects in real time. Expected outcomes of this project include new knowledge and enhanced policy infrastructure using new methods and interdisciplinary approaches. Significant benefits include improvements to: (1) policy management by government departments; (2) the health and wellbeing of the Australians they serve; (3) our Partners' capacity to consult governments on how technology can assist policy management. For more information about this project and the team, please read: https: //

About the College of Business and Law

RMIT's College of Business and Law takes an industry and student-centered approach to its courses and programs, ensuring graduates are work ready and able to tackle business challenges, stakeholder needs, act as socially responsible global citizens and create fair and positive futures for all. The College delivers impactful research informed by industry, which supports its strong position as College at the intersection of business and technology with social impact. Its important work is underpinned by the principles of quality, collaboration, big ideas and putting people first.

About You

As a Research Assistant you will undertake research activities in line with the University's research strategy. It is expected that the Research Assistant will work with an increasing degree of autonomy as skills and experience develop.

We are looking for research assistants with a background in econometrics and experience or interest in Machine Learning for causal analysis.

Key Selection Criteria • Understanding of Econometrics modelling for causal analysis • Machine learning for causal inference skills • Previous research experience • Previous experience using Australian administrative data


Qualifications in economics or data science.

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

To Apply

Please submit your CV, covering letter and a separate document addressing the key selection criteria by clicking on the ‘Apply' link below. Please save as a PDF titled with your full name and JR29580, eg. John Smith CV JR29580.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences, and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development, and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at [email protected] telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

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

Applications Close:

10 June 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.

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

Job details


Research Sessional - EFM


Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




May 10, 2024

Application deadline

June 10, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics,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.

Similar jobs

Recent blogs