16 November 2007

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - RA for "The ABC in Asia and its role in cultural exchange" project (Deadline for EOI: 21 Jan 2008)

EXPRESSIONS OF INTERESTS are sought for a Research Assistant on an ARC Discovery Project, "The ABC in Asia and its role in cultural exchange(1956-2006)".

THE POSITION requires someone with experience in archival document researchand data entry skills who can work independently. The duration is for three months with the potential for extension over 6 or 12 months. A full-time researcher is preferred but a fractional appointment may be possible. It is desirable that you will have completed a PhD. The position is based in Sydney with occasional work in Canberra. The Chief Investigator will be based in Melbourne at La Trobe University's Media Studies Program. Remuneration is at Level B1: $67,876 pro rata, (for fractional orpart-time)

The Research Assistant will:
- review ABC archival documents held at the National Archive of Australia related to the organisation's operations in Asia
- produce reports with annotations on the documents including identifying program material mentioned, key personnel and agreed descriptors
- liaise with ABC staff as necessary
- assist in preparing background material for oral history interviews
- a secondary task will be to review and report on documents held in other archives, libraries and personal holdings

To express your interest in the position send a brief CV (no more than 5 pages) and a statement outlining your skills experience and motivation relevant to the position to Dr. John Tebbutt: john.tebbutt@latrobe.edu.au.

EOI DEADLINE: Monday, January 21 to start early February.

>> For more information about the project, download the EOI document (PDF, 106K).