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RESEARCH ASSISTANT - EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AND VISION IMPAIRMENT PROJECT

Job no: 0043646
Work type: Casual
Location: Parkville

Melbourne Social Equity Institute/Disability Research Initiative

Salary: $44.77 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation

About the University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a leading international university with a tradition of excellence in teaching and research.

About the role:

This position involves the statistical analyses of individual and household data, such as the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers or the longitudinal Household, Income and Labour Dynamics Australia Survey. The aim of the project is to investigate the employment outcomes and characteristics of employment (including employer characteristics) for individuals with vision impairments and compare these to those for individuals with other disabilities, and to those for the general population. In addition, the level of social inclusion or social connectedness will be explored as far as feasible through quantitative surveys. The analyses will form the basis for a report that will inform the activities and advocacy of Vision Australia. This is a casual position for approximately 2.5 days per week for 6 months.

About you:

You will be responsible for undertaking independent, high quality research under the direction of the project supervisors, preparing drafts of high quality research reports and articles, attending regular meetings with the research team and providing updates and undertaking other tasks as may be required from time to time. You will have a research background with proven strong skills in quantitative analysis and the ability to work independently within agreed time frames and deadlines.

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the University by emailing their contact details and position number to law-hr@unimelb.edu.au

Close date: 27 Jul 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

Download File 0043646.pdf

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria

 

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