- Opportunity to join an internationally recognised organisation dedicated to ending violence against women and girls.
- Full time (1.0 FTE) – Flexible and hybrid working arrangements.
- Melbourne based preferred (Remote-based considered). Must live and have working rights in Australia
- Salary range of $80,000 to $85,000 excluding superannuation.
- Opportunities for travel (international and domestic).
- Employee benefits that support your sustainability and well being.
An exciting opportunity has opened for an experienced researcher to join the research team at The Equality Institute. Working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders across the Asia and Pacific regions and in Australia, the Senior Research Associate contributes to building the global evidence-base for preventing violence against women and girls and promoting gender equality.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled mixed-methods researcher who can adeptly coordinate and contribute to a diverse suite of research and evaluations projects. In addition to strong quantitative and/or qualitative research skills, the Senior Research Associate will also possess strong writing skills, and will have strong understanding and commitment to applying intersectional-feminist and decolonising approaches to research.
Who you are (essential)
- 4+ years of professional experience conducting research and/or evaluations on gender equality, violence against women, and related fields.
- Experience working and conducting research in the Asia and Pacific regions.
- Ability and willingness to travel to low- and middle- income countries for field work are an essential part of this role.
- Experience in qualitative and/or quantitative methods.
- Skilled at conducting desk-based and field-based research.
- Strong writing skills, especially report writing.
- Values aligned with The Equality Institute.
- An intersectional feminist with a demonstrated understanding of ethical, safe, and decolonising approaches to research.
- Melbourne-based preferred, although depending on the candidate’s level of experience, remote-based will also be considered.
- Stakeholder engagement experience and adept at working with people from diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team.
Who you might be (desirable, but not essential)
- Experience working in the South-Asia region
- Experience in policy, advocacy, and/or programming
- Experience working on addressing violence against women (in response and/or prevention) in Australia
- Facilitation, presentation, and training experience
- Skills in utilising qualitative and quantitative research software (Nvivo, Stata, etc.)
Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So, if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point above, that’s okay, we would still love to review your application!
Who we are
The Equality Institute is a global feminist agency working to advance gender equality and end violence against women and girls. Our vision is a world in which diversity is celebrated, all people are respected, and power and resources are shared equally. We are values-driven and underpinned by feminist principles in the ways we work and how we conduct ourselves. We believe that how we work matters as much as what we do.
We are a small team of passionate and dedicated people that work fully remotely or a hybrid ‘remote, but in-office sometimes’ which we will continue even when COVID is a distant memory. We currently have team members in Naarm (Melbourne), Mparntwe (Alice Springs), and Timor-Leste.
What we do
Our purpose is to transform unequal power structures and support violence prevention efforts to thrive in a rapidly changing world – through research, learning, creative communications, policy, and advocacy.
The Equality Institute acknowledges the ongoing leadership role of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities in preventing violence against women throughout Australia -Click to read the rest of our Acknowledgement of Country.
What we offer
EQI's company culture is based around our values: finding joy, striving for equality, staying curious, and being courageous.
Our values are active. They are not merely slogans, but are embedded into the structure and operations of our organisation. We aim to live them in all that we do so here are some more specific examples.
Please refer to our Employee Value Proposition to find out more about EQI and what we offer to our employees.
How to apply
Follow the link https://web.martianlogic.com/link/tcsRwH926Tp8n64S to apply - or head to the ‘Contact > Careers’ section of our website. We ask you include a resume (no more than 3 pages) and responses to the application questions.
If you require additional adjustments or would like to discuss any access needs as a part of the application and recruitment process, please contact Meagan Hunt via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0451 794 964.
Applications for this role will close on 24th September 2023, 11:59pm AEST.
The Equality Institute is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, where everyone’s individual perspectives and background is not only supported but genuinely celebrated. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and aim to foster a culture where all team members have a sense of belonging. We welcome all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience to apply for opportunities with us.