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Message posted on 06/11/2019

Research fellow, post doc position @ CSRH UNSW Sydney

Dear Colleagues,

The Centre for Social Research in Health is based in the Faculty of Arts and
Social Sciences at UNSW Sydney. The Centre has made major contributions to
Australia’s response to hepatitis C, HIV and sexual health. With 34 staff
(16 academic staff, 10 research officers and 8 professional staff shared
jointly with the Social Policy Research Centre), the Centre is highly regarded
for the quality of the research undertaken, its multidisciplinary approach,
and its engagement with communities most affected by blood borne viruses. The
work of the Centre informs policy and practice both nationally and
The Research Fellow position requires expertise in qualitative inquiry,
critical social science, and applying social theory (for example science and
technology studies, post structural theory, feminist science studies, and
more-than-human approaches).The primary focus of the two year position is to
work with ‘Evidence-Making Intervention’ program leaders Professor Tim
Rhodes and Dr Kari Lancaster to develop and undertake qualitative research,
including: research design; concept development; literature reviews; managing
research ethics; liaison with research, policy and community project partners;
data generation (e.g. interviews and ethnography); data coding, management and
analyses; and writing scholarly outputs for conference presentations and
publications (both as lead and co-author on research publications).

Salary: $107,210- $126,386 + 9.5% superannuation & Annual Leave loading
22 mth fixed term contract
Full time- 35hr/per week
Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

Ensure all UNSW, Faculty and Centre policies, procedures and codes of practice
are adhered to at all times
Plan and complete day-to-day research activities within the framework of
agreed project timelines and responsibilities as directed by Professor Tim
Rhodes and Dr Kari Lancaster
Contribute to the development of grant applications for externally funded
qualitative and social science research
Undertake qualitative and/or ethnographic research, including day-to-day
project management, data generation, data coding, and data analysis
Undertake and synthesise literature reviews, including literature pertaining
to social science methods and theory
Contribute to the writing of papers for peer reviewed publication (both as
lead author and co-author), and to presentations at national and/or
international conferences
Assist in the management of research ethics and governance
Assist with the organisation of events/seminars and to project dissemination
and profile
Liaise with research, policy and community project partners, within and beyond
Cooperate with health, safety and other policies and procedures of the
Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be
found in the attached position description below.


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