Jobs at ADI

With over 80 researchers and more than 60 doctoral students, we support excellence, innovation and collaboration among theorists and problem-oriented researchers who examine contentious and critical social issues.

Work with experienced researchers in a supportive environment

As a doctoral student, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with experienced researchers 'through our research streams and networks. Our institute's vibrant research environment supports excellence, innovation and collaboration among theorists and problem-oriented researchers, who examine contentious and critical social issues.

We support our members through mentoring and training schemes, and help to develop career pathways for our early-career researchers and doctoral students. We're open to new ways of thinking about and studying social phenomena, and our membership is drawn from diverse disciplines and areas of study. We share a commitment to lead high-impact knowledge creation that has a meaningful and measurable effect on lived human experiences.

Current opportunities

Associate Research Fellow

Contribute to the coordination and research activities of the Australian Research Council funded Discovery Project ‘A Transcultural Approach to Belonging and Engagement Amongst Migrant Youth’. You will work closely with Professor Fethi Mansouri, Director, Alfred Deakin Institute and UNESCO Chair, Cultural Diversity and Social Justice.

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Research Fellow

The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation is seeking to recruit an outstanding academic to join a team of established colleagues working in the area of community approaches to addressing violent extremism and radicalisation to terrorism. This position will work closely with Professor Michele Grossman.

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Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow

The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation is seeking to recruit an academic to join a team of established colleagues working on an Australian Research Council Discovery Indigenous project. The position could be appointed at either Level A or B. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be working closely with the project team which includes Professor Yin Paradies, Dr Victoria Stead and Dr Sam Balaton-Chrimes.

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HDR Scholarship - Beyond Recognition: Postcolonial Relationality Across Difference

A PhD scholarship is available for a project on the politics of recognition and refusal for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, led by Professor Yin Paradies. This project is expected to start on the 1st of July 2018.

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HDR Scholarship - Proxy Wars in Syria and Afghanistan

A PhD scholarship is available for a project examining how foreign patrons affect the dynamics of civil wars in Afghanistan and Syria, led by Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh.

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HDR Scholarship: Women NGO’s and Policy Change in Iran

A PhD scholarship is available in the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation. The PhD student will initiate and conduct research on the topic 'Women NGOs and Policy Change in Iran' led by Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dr Rebecca Barlow.

The successful applicant will be based at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.

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Contact us

We welcome new opportunities to collaborate with research leaders who want to study in an internationally leading social sciences and humanities institute. To discuss contributions to our areas of research interest, please contact us.

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