Research Associate in Constitutional Change in Authoritarian Regimes
University of New South Wales Faculty of Law and Justice

Research Associate

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Work type: Full-time, Part-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow

Research Associate 

Faculty of Law & Justice 

REF# 501568 

  • Fixed Term - 12-month contract 
  • Full Time - 35 hrs/per week (Part-Time would be considered)
  • $78,109 to $104,143 + 17% Super and Leave Loading 

The Opportunity

The Research Associate will coordinate and assist with the Australian Research Council (ARC) funded research project: ‘Constitutional Change in Authoritarian Regimes: The Case of Myanmar’ (hereafter, ‘the Project’). The Research Associate will conduct research to advance the Project and provide high-level administrative support.

The role of Research Associate reports to CI Professor Melissa Crouch and has no direct reports.


Specific accountabilities for this role include

  • Conducts research on behalf of and in collaboration with the CI, independently and as part of a team.
  • Assist with the coordination of research activities and actively contribute to research outputs to meet project milestones.
  • Assist in arranging workshops and other meetings for the Project as required;
  • Undertake specific research tasks under the guidance of the CI and contribute to the development of research activities.
  • Support the dissemination of research outcomes through appropriate channels and outlets.
  • Undertake discipline-appropriate research activities, e.g. literature reviews, data gathering and/or recording of results using appropriate research methods.
  • Maintain the Project page of the Southeast Asia Law & Policy Forum website
  • Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

 Please ensure you address your answers to the Skills & Experiences required in your cover letter based on the position description.

Download File Position Description - Level A - Melissa Crouch.pdf


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Applications close:  Wednesday 28th April 2021 11.00pm (AEST) 

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the skills & experience to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Advertised: 31 Mar 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 28 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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