|Posted||4 November 2020|
|Closing||13 November 2020|
|Job Type||Contract – 6 months duration|
|Full Time / Part Time||Full Time (37.5 hours per week)|
|Salary Classification||Level 7(1)|
The Australian Academy of Science was founded by Royal Charter in 1954 and has an elected Fellowship of 540 leading Australian scientists. The Academy is a non-profit organisation that provides independent, authoritative and influential scientific advice, promotes international scientific engagement, builds public awareness and understanding, and champions, celebrates and supports excellence in Australian science. This position is part of a Secretariat of around 70 staff who work as a team to support the activities of the Academy.
The Australian Academy of Science is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and effective project officer to join its Diversity and Inclusion team for an immediate start on a six-month contract, working full-time.
The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and delivering a rapid research project that will collate and analyse the gendered impacts of COVID-19 on women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) across the Asia–Pacific region, including any policy responses and other efforts made to address these matters.
Collection of data, information and reports on the impact of COVID-19 on women in STEM in the Asia–Pacific region. This will include the collection of quantitative and qualitative information, such as existing data sources, surveys, interviews and policy and program information.
Develop a template survey that can be disseminated across economies, as well as analysing the survey results.
Develop a preliminary report with input from across the Asia–Pacific region.
Delivery of a workshop bringing together participants from across the Asia–Pacific region to discuss the report and provide ideas for refinement.
Preparation of a final report which will be a refinement of the preliminary report, including any additional guidance from the workshop. The final report will include data, case studies and policy responses.
The successful applicant will have the demonstrated ability to:
Further information on the position is available from:
Name: Louise Moes
Phone: (02) 6201 9494
Applications must include:
To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.
The Australian Academy of Science values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment. The Academy supports and promotes flexible work practices.
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