Policy Manager (Human Rights Fellow)


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Clayton, Vic 


Academic - Research Only

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Part Time - Fixed Term

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Job No: 591628

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Part-time, 0.8 fraction

Duration: 12 month fixed- term appointment

Remuneration: $68,040 - $92,343 pa Level A (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • An established and successful research group
  • Leading international university
  • Expand your discoveries at a world top 100 university

If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen. With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity

The Faculty of Law is recognised as one of the world’s leading Law Schools, and is in the forefront of providing excellence in research and teaching. Through the provision of a broad teaching and various course offerings, the Faculty prides itself on boosting the study opportunities to both prospective domestic and international students.

The Castan Centre for Humans Rights Law promotes and protects human rights through its world-renowned public scholarship. We now seek your passion and expertise to join this leading and innovative organisation in the role of Policy Manager (Human Rights Fellow).

As a Policy Manager (Human Rights Fellow), you will be given the opportunity to lead the centre’s policy projects, which use research to improve legal protections for vulnerable Australians. Focusing on the centre’s priority policy areas, you will produce parliamentary submissions, in-depth policy papers and opinion pieces for different media to highlight the need for change to human rights laws and policies. You will be given a platform to conduct in-depth legal research and to shape the Centre’s policy agenda, adding a level of responsibility to your position.

There will be various opportunities in this role to utilise your drive and creativity that will not only benefit the Universities’ future achievements in human rights, but will also hone and enhance your research skills and increasing your own professional network.

As a successful applicant, you will have an undergraduate law degree, with subsequent relevant work experience, especially in the human rights field. A postgraduate human rights degree is preferred.

This role is a part-time position at 29 hours per week.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

Are you looking for your next challenge? Would you thrive in a small, dynamic centre that is part of a large, complex, customer-focused environment? Then we look forward to hearing from you!


Mr Marius Smith, Castan Centre Manager, +61 3 9905 3386

Position Description

Policy Manager (Human Rights Fellow)

Closing Date

Thursday 2 May 2019, 11:55 pm AEST


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