Employment Opportunity: Industrial Relations Researcher
INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Industrial Relations Researcher
- Collins Street location
- Salary negotiable
Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs is seeking an energetic and bright candidate for the full-time position of Industrial Relations Researcher. The candidate will work closely with the Director of the Work Reform and Productivity Unit, John Lloyd.
Productivity growth has stalled. This new IPA Unit will drive industrial relations reform in Australia.
The IPA is based in the Melbourne CBD and undertakes analysis and research to inform the public policy debate on economic and political freedom.
The candidate should have a keen interest in productivity and economic reform. Experience is preferred but is not essential. Ideally the candidate will have appropriate tertiary and academic qualifications in economics and/or industrial relations and will have at least two years' experience working in the area.
This role will involve a variety of activities including:
- High quality public policy research and writing to disseminate to the media, stakeholders and the wider community.
- Public presentations in a variety of fora of research findings.
Candidates must have the demonstrated capacity to work at their own initiative and set their own priorities in a fast-paced environment.
This role will be filled as soon as the successful candidate can start. This role will be a 12 month contract with the potential to renew.
More information on the Unit can be found at http://www.ipa.org.au/sectors/work-reform-and-productivity-unit.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to the Deputy Executive Director, Hugh Tobin, at firstname.lastname@example.org.