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May

Casual - Research Assistant

THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Crawley, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

UWA Law School

  • 12-month casual appointment
  • Salary range: Level 4, Step 4- $ 35.62 per hour plus 25% loading plus 9.5% superannuation

About the opportunity

The research assistant will support the Legal Research Support Service (LRSS). The LRSS provides dedicated research assistance to Law School staff to finalise or prepare articles for publication.

Under the supervision of a law librarian, research assistants will carry out tasks for Law School academics that may include the following:

  • formatting footnotes, in-text references, or bibliographies according to AGLC or other referencing styles
  • verifying references
  • filling in details of incomplete references
  • proofreading and assisting with editorial changes
  • document formatting (e.g., applying heading styles)

To be considered for this position, you will demonstrate:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to accurately follow referencing and formatting guidelines
  • Ability to use research tools for citation verification (e.g. legal databases, library catalogues)
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and in an organised manner
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong academic record

In preparing your application, you are asked to submit a one page cover letting addressing the selection criteria in the position description, along with your CV and include at least one academic referee and a copy of your academic transcript (official or unofficial)..

Closing date: 11:55pm on Wednesday, 12 May 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.