Working within the Faculty of Arts and Education, the Associate Research Fellow will provide high-level assistance to one of the projects within the Education Governance and Policy program of REDI. This project relates to contemporary global reforms in the pursuit of Sustainable Development Goal 4. It focuses on how global networks are conceptualising and operationalising education reform efforts, with a particular interest in data and accountability practices in India and Cambodia.
To be successful, you'll have:
- a PhD in Education and/or the social sciences, or equivalent research industry experience
- the ability to engage with the project and to independently develop and follow lines of inquiry, and tenaciously seek answers to research questions
- relative to opportunity, a strong research track record in areas aligned with the focus of the research project, demonstrated by previous experience and high quality peer review publications (measured in terms of ERA quality standards)
- demonstrated organisational and project management skills, including the ability to work in a diverse and complex environment with limited supervision
- good interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact well with research and technical staff and students and demonstrated excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills
Your key responsibilities will be to:
- initiate and conduct research/data analysis under limited supervision and independently (where appropriate)
- assist in the dissemination of research in a variety of ways including in scholarly and high quality journal outlets as well as other written/digital forms and oral presentations
- organise policy forums and other project related activities
- assist in the preparation of grant applications
- attend meetings associated with the activities and research of REDI and other industry/school/faculty engagements as required
- constructively contribute to a vibrant research team at REDI
- undertake other reasonable duties as directed
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