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

DECRA Track Research Fellow

The DECRA Track Research Fellow will initiate and conduct research in the areas of sociology and/or heritage. They will be responsible for conducting high-quality research, generating research and seeking external research funding, specifically, a highly competitive ARC DECRA application during the course of the fellowship.

There are two DECRA Track Research Fellow positions available, please visit the Jobs Portal for more information.

Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow

The Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow will contribute outstanding quantitative methodological expertise to existing and emerging research projects and programs. Working closely with scholars in the humanities and social sciences, the Research Fellow will contribute methodological expertise to research projects, proposals and publications. The Research Fellow will also contribute to training and capacity building initiatives.

Please visit the Jobs Portal 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.

The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation
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Faculty of Arts and Education
Deakin University
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood, Victoria 3125