Jobs at ADI

With almost 100 researchers and more than 90 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

Administrative Coordinator to the ADI Director and UNESCO Chair

The Administrative Coordinator to the ADI Director and UNESCO Chair, provides high level administrative support to the Director of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation and the UNESCO Chair in Comparative Research on Cultural Diversity and Social Justice. The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for liaising with external parties on behalf of the UNESCO Chair/ADI Director including other areas of the University as well as partners and organisations external to the University. The role will report to the UNESCO Chair/ADI Director, and will have regular contact with all staff and members of the UNESCO Chair and the Institute. The Administrative Coordinator will regularly liaise with colleagues in other administrative divisions, Centres and the Faculty on behalf of the UNESCO chair/Institute.

Applications close Sunday 18 November. Please visit the Deakin Jobs Portal for full details of the position and to apply.

Executive Officer

The Executive Officer is the most senior member of professional staff and lead administrator in the Institute. The Executive Officer provides governance support and administrative management for ADI and provides executive support to the ADI Director, Executive and Advisory Board. This position provides senior level support with the administration of the Institute as well its strategic initiatives, and provides support to the Director towards the fulfilment of the Institute Strategic Plan.

This position also provides executive assistance to the UNESCO Chair in Comparative Research on Cultural Diversity and Social Justice. In the performance of these duties, the Executive Officer is required to manage within a complex organisational structure and exercise, initiative, judgement and discretion at all times.

Applications close Sunday 25 November. Please visit the Deakin Jobs Portal for full details of the position and to apply.

HDR Scholarship – Beyond Recognition: Postcolonial Relationality Across Difference

A PhD scholarship is available for a student to initiate and conduct research on the topic 'Beyond Recognition: Postcolonial Relationality Across Difference' led by Professor Yin Paradies. The successful applicant will be based at the Geelong Waterfront, Waurn Ponds or Melbourne Burwood Campus.

Please visit the Scholarships website for more information.

HDR Scholarship - The Effects of Transnational Mobility on Youth Transitions

The PhD student will initiate and conduct a doctoral research project affiliated with an Australian Research Council funded 5-year Discovery Project on ‘The Effects of Transnational Mobility on Youth Transitions’, known as the ‘YMAP’ project (Youth Mobilities, Aspirations and Pathways: see ymapproject.org). This is led by Professor Anita Harris (Deakin), Professor Loretta Baldassar (UWA) and Dr Shanthi Robertson (Western Sydney University). This research is partially funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 3 December 2018. Please visit the Scholarships website for more information.

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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