Position: Research Fellow (Regional Evaluation and Impact)
Organisation: The University of Queensland - Australian Institute of Business Economics (AIBE)

This is a full-time fixed-term position through to March 2024 at Level B. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $101,533 - $120,570 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $118,794 - $141,067 per annum.

Appplications close: 13 July 2022

About this opportunity

The primary purpose of the Research Fellow is to undertake evaluation and impact research in regional economic development. Key Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


  • Participate in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis including managing design and collection of
  • Conduct monitoring, evaluation and impact research in Australian and overseas projects.
  • Manage or support the management of relevant research and development projects.
  • Conceptualise and write-up research findings for multiple audiences including industry, government and refereed journal publications.
  • Write research and project funding proposals.

Service and Engagement

  • When appropriate, undertake the delivery of workshops and other teaching related activities.
  • Attend meetings relating to the research project.
  • Foster and manage relations with industry, government departments, professional bodies and the wider community, in conjunction with your supervisor.

The position reports to Professor of Regional Economic and Policy Development.

About you

  • PhD, other relevant equivalent qualifications or significant experience in regional development, economics or a related field.
  • Knowledge and experience of evaluation techniques and impact assessments.
  • Relevant expertise in conducting and managing multidisciplinary research projects, particularly relating to regional economic development.
  • Extensive experience in design and implementation of impact and evaluation research, cost benefit analysis, statistical analysis, qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Demonstrated engagement with regional communities or work in regional contexts.
  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal and consultative skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from a multidisciplinary background.
  • Experience with writing grants and funding proposals.
  • Commitment to upholding the University’s values, and with the outstanding personal qualities of openness, respectfulness and integrity
  • Excellent project management, organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines.

Details of how to apply

Job No: R-12675
For further information and to submit an application please visit the University website.

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