- $69,366 - $93,011 plus 11% superannuation
- Job posted on: 24th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Batchelor Institute is the only First Nations dual sector tertiary education provider in Australia. The Institute gives precedence to its philosophy of Both Ways: positioning First Nations peoples as knowledge holders in all educational transactions with Western knowledge systems as well as privileging First Nations ways of learning and teaching to underpin our engagement with mainstream education systems and society more broadly.
Batchelor Institute is committed to research and research training activities that are underpinned by First Nations’ ways of being, knowing and valuing the world. Acknowledging the unceded sovereignty of First Nations peoples, Batchelor Institute respects and fosters land-based knowledges and encourages the grounding of research within this context. It is committed to First Nations-led research activities which privilege First Nations’, language and culture, perspectives, priorities and aspirations.
Unceded sovereignty - Research recognises and acknowledges First Nations lands and peoples and works to ground knowledge construction and research processes from this position.
Strength in Culture –Research acknowledges, respects and builds on the cultural legacy of First Nations ancestors and knowledge holders.
First Nations-led - First Nations peoples are leaders and sources of knowledge in all research activities from conceptualisation to communication. Research plans, policies and activities are developed according to First Nations’ needs, priorities, interests, aspirations and perspectives.
Decolonising agenda: Research is committed to anti-colonial struggles through privileging and prioritising First Nations ways of being (ontologies), ways of knowing(epistemologies), ways of valuing (axiologies), and ways of doing (methodologies).
Cultural Accountability – Research acknowledges diverse First Nations positionalities and experiences as well as responding with integrity to localised (land-based) cultural obligations and responsibilities.
Primary Objective: Research Associate will engage and participate in aspects of research supporting more senior researchers and staff with research development and community engagement, research ethics, project implementation, data collection and analysis, knowledge dissemination, and research administration.
Further information regarding this vacancy is also available from the Institute’s website www.batchelor.edu.au/people/current-vacancies or by contacting the Acting Executive Dean on 08 89518337.
All enquiries and applications are to be forwarded directly to Batchelor Institute Email: [email protected] using the subject line: Research Associate - Alice Spring enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
A position description are a lodgement form are attached.