Applications for the following Associate Research Fellow position close SUNDAY 1 OCTOBER

POSITION: Associate Research Fellow

Job ID170518

Full-Time / Temporary (2 years)


SALARY RANGE: AUD$83,120 to AUD$89,046 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and fixed term to 31 December 2019
LOCATION: Melbourne Burwood Campus


The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation is seeking to recruit academics to join a team of established colleagues working in collaboration and engagement between Aboriginal peoples and the natural hazards sector.


This will include:

·       Initiating and conducting research on the Hazards, culture and indigenous communities (HCIC) project as directed by the project chief investigators Dr Timothy Neale and Dr Jessica Weir

·       Conducting a qualitative study of practitioners from Aboriginal and other cultural backgrounds who work in the natural hazards sector in southern Australia

·       Mapping the socio-institutional governance landscape of natural hazards risk management, Aboriginal peoples’ societies and polities, and their interrelation


·       PhD in a relevant discipline including anthropology, science and technology studies, sociology, indigenous studies, cultural studies, and geography

·       Emerging research and scholarship through publications, and/or exhibitions as appropriate to the discipline

·       Ability to make a contribution to communities through research

·       Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues


For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description see:


For more about the HCIC project see:


For more about the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation see:




CLOSING DATE: Sunday 1 October 2017


Dr Timothy Neale

Research Fellow | Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation

Deakin University | Melbourne | Australia