Now Hiring: RA required to work with data management team

Now Hiring: RA required to work with data management team

The Expert Nation ARC Discovery Project is collecting biographical data from the 1920s and 1930s on university men and women who served in World War I and returned to Australia. The project is led by a team of CIs including Tamson Pietsch (UTS), Julia Horne and Stephen Garton (USyd), Kate Darian-Smith (UTas) and James Waghorne (UMelb) with a project team based at UTS. The website and the database can be viewed here Expertnation.org 

A Research Assistant is required to work with primary sources to add vital details to the evolving national database. The successful applicant must have experience with digital archiving and data management with programs such as Excel. If successful, the applicant will receive mentoring and be instructed in the use of the Heurist database system.

Job Details

  • initially 100 hrs of research and data entry work (this may increase)
  • based at UTS Broadway on a Friday.
  • Rate of pay will be between $43 (HEW L4) or $50 (HEW L5) per hour depending on qualifications.

The work would suit an honours or Phd student based in Sydney.

Experience in historical research and/or an interest in the study of World War I would also be an advantage, but not necessary.

Applicants should register their interest by sending the following materials to expert.nation@sydney.edu.au before Firday 21 June 2019.

  • letter of application, outlining experience with digital archiving and database management and confirming ability to work on a Friday at UTS Broadway
  • CV
  • name and contact details of one referee (e.g. supervisor or lecturer)

For more information contact expert.nation@sydney.edu.au

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