[csaa-forum] Research assistant position

Tanja Dreher tanja.dreher at uts.edu.au
Tue Jan 24 13:32:00 CST 2006

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The Trans/forming Cultures Research Centre in Communication and Culture 
at UTS is seeking to appoint a research assistant to work on a project, 
'Sanctuary and Security in Contemporary Australia: Muslim Women's 
Networks 1980 - 2005' which is funded by an ARC Linkage grant with the 
United Muslim Women Association.

The successful candidate will have at least an Honours degree in Arts or 
Social Sciences and preferably experience in qualitative research 
methods such as open-ended interviewing.  Enrolment in or completion of 
a research degree an advantage.
Essential criteria:
- Honours degree,
- Fluent Arabic,
- Familiarity with database management,
- Cultural sensitivity demonstrated in experience working with people of 
diverse cultural and religious backgrounds,
- High level organisational and data management skills
The position will involve conducting interviews and focus groups with 
Muslim women about their experiences and perceptions of security and 
belonging in Australia, supervision of data entry and project management.
The position is for one day per week for an initial period of one year. 
The position will be paid at Level 6.2 ($35.37 per hour).
Enquiries can be directed to Prof Stephanie Donald (Chief Investigator) 
stephanie.donald at uts.edu.au <mailto:stephanie.donald at uts.edu.au> or Dr 
Devleena Ghosh (Director, Trans/forming Cultures) 
devleena.ghosh at uts.edu.au <mailto:devleena.ghosh at uts.edu.au> by email. 
Applicants should forward a CV with a covering letter stating how they 
meet the criteria outlined above, by Friday 17 February.  Applications 
should be emailed to: tanja.dreher at uts.edu.au 
<mailto:tanja.dreher at uts.edu.au>
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