[csaa-forum] UNSW Level A academic position: prisoner research

Christy Newman c.newman at unsw.edu.au
Tue Jul 26 16:10:20 CST 2005

Research Associate (Level A Academic): prisoner research

National Centre in HIV Social Research
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of New South Wales
The National Centre in HIV Social Research (NCHSR) conducts research into
the social and cultural dynamics of HIV, other sexually transmissible
infections and hepatitis C, especially sexual and drug-using behaviour. The
successful applicant will undertake and publish empirical social research on
sexuality, sexual practices, knowledge and attitudes among NSW and
Queensland prisoners, using interviews, focus groups and questionnaire
surveys, under the direction of the principal investigators. The project
would be a suitable basis for a PhD thesis or book. This job is part of an
NHMRC-funded project on the sexual health behaviour and attitudes of
Australian prisoners.

Selection criteria include: Honours or postgraduate degree in social
science, public health or social work; experience in the collection and
analysis of qualitative data; good communication skills; experience in using
quantitative data; experience in writing and submitting papers for
peer-reviewed publication; understanding of issues related to HIV, health
and sexuality. (Full details in information pack.)

This is a fixed-term position available until 31 August 2007. Salary
$44,756- $59,637 per year (plus up to 17% employer superannuation plus leave

See the UNSW website for how to apply; details of the job will appear there
on 5 August. Enquiries to Dr Juliet Richters on telephone (02) 9385 6407 or
email j.richters at unsw.edu.au after 8 August. Applicants should first obtain
the information pack from Jan Knapman (telephone (02) 9385 6776 or email
j.knapman at unsw.edu.au including your postal address). Applications close 19
August 2005.

Christy Newman, PhD
Research Manager (Mon-Wed)
Research Associate (Thu-Fri)

National Centre in HIV Social Research
Level 2, Robert Webster Building
The University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052, Australia 

Tel: +61 2 9385 4717
Fax: +61 2 9385 6455
Mob: 0412 060 341
Email: c.newman at unsw.edu.au
Web: nchsr.arts.unsw.edu.au

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