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Vacancy: Research Assistant

The Foundation is seeking to recruit a Research Assistant to support the small but dynamic and well-respected research team.
Working arrangement: Part time (3 days per week). Flexible working arrangements available to suit candidates undertaking graduate study.
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

This role requires a tertiary qualification in the social sciences, statistics or other relevant discipline and preferably relevant experience in an academic, public sector or not-for-profit organisation.

Download Research Assistant Position Description
Download Law and Justice Foundation Research Grades – Core Competencies

How to apply
Your application should include a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and MUST specify how you meet the following key competencies at the Research Assistant level.
3 – Analysis
5 – Delivery
6 – Communication
7 – Effective working

Please also provide examples of your experience using software packages – including Excel, Word, SPSS and Endnote.
Other than your CV, your application should be no more than 2 sides of A4 (Times Roman or equivalent, 12 point font).
Short-listed candidates will be invited to the Foundation to undertake a short task in Excel and Word.

Please send your applications to: Richard Wood at

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 3 August 2018 but will be considered upon receipt.