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Research Fellow

Monash University
  • Job No. 603664
  • Location: Clayton campus
  • Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.8)
  • Duration: 12-month Fixed-term appointment
  • Remuneration: Pro-rata of $99,147 - $117,738 pa Level B (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)
  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

Are you a social scientist with skills in qualitative research, and knowledge of artificial intelligence and the Sustainable Development Goals? We are looking for a research fellow to play a leading role in designing the social science component of our project, including data collection and analysis, and the reporting and publishing of the results.

The primary focus of your work will include:

  • A review of the potential opportunities for using AI for each of the SDG targets and indicators
  • Reviewing and synthesising the relevant social science academic literature
  • The design and execution of interviews with key-decision makers in Australia in measuring and reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals;
  • The design and running of a policy workshop
  • The preparation of a publishable manuscript for a high-level academic journal.

Working in consultation with the project leadership and research team across MSDI, the Faculty of IT and the Faculty of Arts you will seek active alignment with SDG decision-makers, such as the Australian SDG 6 working group on water.

This role is a part-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

For more information refer to the Position Description: Download FileResearch Fellow.

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