The position will support an Australian Research Council (ARC) grant exploring “Lactation After Loss: Breastmilk suppression, expression and donation in contemporary motherhood and health care delivery” held by Dr Katherine Carroll and Professor Catherine Waldby in the School of Sociology and the Research School of Social Sciences at the ANU and will be located in the School of Sociology. This is a 0.8 FTE, 3 year fixed term position.
The appointee will have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and publication across the social and health sciences. This position is based in Canberra.
The successful applicant should have a background in a social science discipline such as sociology, gender or women’s or motherhood studies, or health service research and will be expected to conduct qualitative interviews and focus groups with research participants. They will also undertake analysis of current literature and collect qualitative data. The successful applicant will be expected to work collaboratively on academic publications and presentations.
The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.
For more information, please contact Dr Katherine Carroll, E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: 02 6125 3928
Position description and selection criteria available below.
Applications close 30 Apr 2018 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern
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