Associate Director, Institute of Child Protection Studies
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Australian Catholic University is a public university open to all, with six campuses located in Brisbane, Sydney (2), Canberra, Melbourne and Ballarat.
The Institute of Child Protection Studies is a University Priority Research Centre at Australia Catholic University, Canberra Campus. The Institute undertakes innovative research and evaluation in areas of high policy relevance concerned with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Institute staff work with the Australian and Territory governments as well as non government organisations to develop evidence to inform policy and service delivery.
As the Associate Director, you will play a key leadership role in the Institute's current and future research direction, as well as helping to build research capacity in existing and new priority areas and establishing a distinct research profile based on existing skills, experience and areas of future interest.
To be successful in this position, you will possess a PhD in social work or other social sciences, along with a track record of research within an academic, industry or policy setting environment, as well as experience in leading projects. You will demonstrate a strong record of publication in peer-review journals and be able to operate in a multidisciplinary team environment. High level communication skills are essential.
The appointee will hold an underlying appointment as a Senior Research Fellow at Academic Level C or a Principal Research Fellow at Academic Level D.
Total remuneration (pro rata, if part-time)
A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, these include: generous leave conditions; flexible working arrangements; salary packaging benefits and comprehensive staff development programs.
Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the specific mission and Catholic ethos of the institution. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning and research and scholarship.
How to Apply:
Applications Close: Tuesday 8 May 2012