Asialink is looking for a Research Officer based in Melbourne, to “provide support for Asialink Business’s applied research activities through research and creating content”.
Asialink Business is a new program by Asialink, Australia’s premier body promoting Australia-Asia engagement. Asialink is a partnership between the University of Melbourne and the Myer Foundation. In addition to these partners, Asialink Business is partially funded by the Federal Government as part of the Government’s agenda to build ‘Asia capabilities’ among Australian businesses. These capabilities will increase businesses ability to capture the benefits of Asian economic expansion. Aside from Federal and University funding, Asialink Business will seek sponsorship from the private sector and raise revenue by charging fees for the services it offers.
Asialink Business will operate in three main areas: capability development, applied research, and advocacy. The Research Officer will provide support for Asialink Business’s applied research activities through research and creating content. The successful applicant will apply existing strong Asia and business content knowledge and conduct research to provide advice to Asialink, as well as be asked to write or edit content for specific projects. In addition to contributing to applied research projects, the role will also involve contributions to capability and advocacy programs.