Research Assistant

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) is seeking to engage a Research Assistant to work as a member of its National Centre for Pastoral Research (NCPR).   This is a part-time position (22.5 hours a week) located at the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in Canberra.

As the Research Assistant you will

  • Assist NCPR researchers at all stages of the implementation of various research projects
  • Assist in preparing and implementing workshops, seminars and other educational programs
  • Monitor the status of research projects
  • Manage content for print and online publications
  • Maintain a database of stakeholders

You will have a tertiary qualification in social sciences or a related discipline and a sound understanding of social research and an understanding of confidentiality and privacy requirements.  You will be competent in using Microsoft Office applications and a basic knowledge of quantitative or qualitative research analytical software will be an advantage.  You will be a good communicator with excellent time management skills and an ability to work effectively in a small team.

You can download a full position description Research Assistant, National Centre for Pastoral Research

To be considered for this role, applications should address the Knowledge, Skills and Experience as listed in the position description.

Enquiries Trudy Dantis 02 6201 9812 or

Applications including three referees to be submitted via email to Giulia Savery at

Applications close on 20 August 2018, 5pm

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 and may be required to provide a Working with Children Check or a suitable Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

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