ANU Recruitment – Senior Research Officer

Website ANU

Job Description:

The Senior Research Officer works closely with the lead researcher as part of the research team, contributing to the design and implementation of research directions and liaising with a wide range of stakeholder. The Senior Research Officer provides high level support to the research team, including monitoring contractual milestones and coordinating support aspects of allocated research activities. This position may be required to
supervise junior Research and Administrative Assistants.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the design and conducting of qualitative and quantitative research studies and the analysis of data. This may involve conducting experimental work and/or fieldwork and related activities.
  • Preparing research profiles, research papers and literature reviews and undertaking relevant archival work.
  • Sourcing research materials utilising multiple sources including libraries, online publications and repositories.
  • Creating, testing, maintaining and managing complex databases.
  • Coordinating relevant approvals to ensure compliance with regulatory and policy requirements including the ethics approval for the research team, as required

Job Requirements:

  • A demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles and policies and a commitment to their application
    in a University context
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills, with an ability to mentor and supervise staff and an ability to consult and liaise effectively with a wide range of people in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Proven organisational skills and attention to detail, with a demonstrated ability to prioritise own workload and to
    work effectively both independently and as part of a team, meeting competing deadlines and delivering highquality outcomes.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Degree in a related discipline and demonstrated extensive relevant experience in a research or research support role or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/ training. A Degree with Honours or equivalent may be regarded positively.
  • Sound knowledge of and demonstrated experience using quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, designing and implementing surveys and collecting and analysing high volume, complex research data.
  • Experience obtaining research ethics approval may be regarded positively.
  • Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills, including experience producing high-level business correspondence, project progress reports and various research related papers.

Job Details:

Company: ANU

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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