We are seeking a Research Assessor to join the Research Funding team who has a relevant PhD qualification and strengths in humanities and/or social sciences.
This position will involve providing support for, and operation of, a monitoring, reporting and evaluation system for research projects which have been assigned funding by the Royal Society Te Apārangi. The role of Research Assessor also encompasses supporting and providing administrative services for the various funding opportunities on offer. The team administers several Government research funds, including the Marsden Fund, the Rutherford Discovery Fellowships, the James Cook Research Fellowships, the Rutherford Foundation Trust, and the Catalyst Fund. The Research Funding team works collectively and has responsibility to cover a broad range of disciplines: a wide range of science; social sciences; technology; and the humanities. You will enjoy working with New Zealand’s leading researchers, international experts, and international research organisations.
The Royal Society Te Apārangi is an independent statutory organisation that advances and promotes science, technology and the humanities in New Zealand. We promote, invest in and celebrate excellence in people and ideas, and we use our expert networks to provide evidence-based advice and insights into important issues for the community and government. Royal Society Te Apārangi values diversity in its workplace. The Society promotes equal employment opportunities in recruitment, with a diverse range of candidates considered in the recruitment process and encourages the support of flexible working hours and job sharing.
We are based in Thorndon, Wellington.
Your role will involve providing a full range of research assessment support including:
The level of appointment will be according to experience and skills. You must be a New Zealand citizen or resident eligible to work in New Zealand.
Apply by 5pm on Monday 1 May 2017
Email your CV and a covering letter to email@example.com.