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  • Contribute to the building of revolutionary technology
  • Support the delivery of strategic projects for the digital economy 
  • Join CSIRO's Data61 Australia's largest data innovation group

The Position

The Data61 Insight Team conducts research and consulting work into foresight and strategy for the digital economy. We help governments, companies and communities anticipate what lies ahead and we help them make wise strategic and policy choices.

The successful appointees will have strong literature/information search, research analysis, report writing and data analysis skills. They will also be proficient in administrative tasks and general support activities for a research team. This role is ideally suited to applicants in the early phases of their career hoping to build their professional profile and build a foundation for further career development.

Your duties will include:

  • Provide research and administrative support as needed to scientists and consultants working in the Data61 Insight Team on topics related to strategy, foresight and the digital economy.
  • Write chapters/sections of reports, journal papers and other documents in a style which is easy-to-read for wide audiences whilst ensuring research integrity (e.g. proper citation/referencing).
  • Search for datasets, reports, research papers and information needed by senior staff in the Data61 Insight Team.
  • Format datasets, prepare graphs, tables, diagrams and presentations in support of projects being led by senior staff in the Data61 Insight Team.
  • Conduct basic analysis of diverse qualitative and/or quantitative datasets and information resources under the guidance of researchers and consultants in the Data61 Insight Team.

Location:      Fortitude Valley, QLD

Salary:          AU $61K to AU $78K plus up to $15.4% superannuation

Tenure:        Specified term of 1 year

Reference:   51587

To be successful you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide research support including data analysis, information search, literature review, academic citation/referencing and report writing.
  • Demonstrated skills in general administrative and support tasks for a research team provided in a timely, courteous and helpful manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage tight timeframes and balancing competing demands responding to the needs of multiple project leaders.
  • A willingness and ability to be flexible and help where necessary to ensure a team of researchers and consultants continue to deliver projects and perform well.

Before you apply, please view the full position details and selection criteria here: Position description

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Find out more! Balance

About us: We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate. At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today - for our customers, all Australians and the world.

We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Diversity is the compass that navigates our innovation. We provide an inclusive workplace that respects, values and actively pursues the benefits of a diverse workforce.

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Data61 In today’s data-focused world, there’s no doubt that numbers count.  Data61 are the largest data innovation group in Australia, a connector  that brings together technology innovators, businesses and universities  to transform Australian industry and to help solve our greatest  challenges. A CSIRO business, we are creating our data-driven future! http://www.csiro.au/en/Research/D61

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please include with your CV/Resume a statement addressing the essential criteria, and any other information that is relevant the position. Please upload these as one document.

Applications open until filled.

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