The Research Fellow will undertake research on affordable housing, developing from the work of 'Transforming Housing: Affordable Access for All', on policy, financing and design mechanisms to improve the supply of quality affordable housing In Australia and in Victoria in particular. The Fellow will liaise on housing research with industry partners and other researchers in the Faculty and across the University with the objective of furthering existing collaborations and identifying potential new ones. The appointee will take the lead in developing sectoral and cross-sectoral collaboration through workshops and other public events.
To achieve these goals, the Fellow will work alongside the Faculty's Chair of Planning, Prof Nicholas Phelps, and will maintain close collaboration with the Housing Expo project led by the Director of the Melbourne School of Design, Prof Alan Pert.
The Research Fellow will be expected to publish research findings in high quality venues and undertake appropriate engagement activities to promote public discourse on housing issues.
The appointee will also contribute to the Faculty teaching programs as required.