Position Vacant - ACBC

Published: Wednesday 16th September 2015

Research Officer

(Full- or part-time)

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) is seeking to engage a Research Officer to work as a member of its Pastoral Research Office (PRO). The PRO is located on the Australian Catholic University campus in Fitzroy, Victoria.

This position involves contributing to the design and implementation of quantitative and qualitative research projects, and analysis of project data and data from the Australian Census and the National Church Life Survey. The Research Officer will be required to prepare reports and publications, and present research findings to general and academic audiences.
Applicants must have:
  • a higher degree in social science or a related discipline
  • experience in social research, demonstrating strong quantitative and qualitative research skills
  • extensive knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Church, its mission and ethos, and its organisational structures in Australia
  • excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

The position can be full-time or part-time (at 30 hours per week), to be negotiated with the successful applicant.

For further information please review the position description, or contact Dr Bob Dixon on (03) 9953 3456 or email robert.dixon@acu.edu.au. Applications close Friday, 9 October 2015.

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is an equal employment opportunity employer and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in Australia.