Research Assistant

at University of Melbourne

School of Culture and Communication Faculty of Arts

Indigenous applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 9.5% superannuation

The Faculty of Arts seeks to appoint a Research Assistant to coordinate and contribute to research coordination, output and reporting activities associated with the Australian Research Council Discovery Project, Reclaiming performance under Assimilation in southeast Australia, 1935-75 in the School of Culture and Communication. This research is on the role of public performances by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders during the Assimilation era and aims to build Australia's knowledge base by investigating a neglected area of national history, with ramifications for policy, diplomacy, education, and community development.

The Incumbent will be a part of an interdisciplinary project team with the Digital Studio, Faculty of Arts; the Indigenous Studies Unit, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health; and the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. The incumbent will be supervised by Professor Rachel Fensham, Associate Dean, Digital Studio.

Key duties include project management, administrative support, communications with a wide range of stakeholders, including literature reviews, managing interviews with Indigenous participants and consolidation of the traditional and non-traditional research outputs of the project. Mentoring in digital archiving and curation will be provided through the Digital Studio and cross-disciplinary expertise.

Close date: 26 Sep 2018

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