[TimorLesteStudies] SSGM Digital Technologies Research Fellow

Bu Wilson bu.wilson at anu.edu.au
Mon Jul 22 11:23:49 EST 2013



Research Opportunity at the State, Society & Governance in Melanesia Program

Digital Technologies Research Fellow

Position Description: Through this appointment SSGM seeks to expand and deepen our engagement with social media and new technologies, and to build a program of research that investigates the uptake and utilisation of digital technologies in Melanesia and the broader Pacific, and how these might enhance political participation and development outcomes.

The appointee will be expected to work with the SSGM Program Manager (Research Communication and Training) to enhance and promote the research, outreach and teaching undertaken by SSGM, through the design, production and dissemination of high-quality materials that promote the research and teaching of SSGM within the university and beyond, and by developing the capacity of SSGM staff to incorporate social media and new technologies in their outreach and teaching whilst improving SSGM’s online profile.

The successful applicant will also be expected to conduct quality independent research concerning the uptake and utilisation of digital technologies in Melanesia and the broader Pacific. In addition to its scholarly goals, SSGM maintains a strong commitment to active engagement with policy communities in the region and Australia.

The SSGM Digital Technologies Research Fellow will report to the SSGM Convenor although will work closely with and provide authoritative advice to Program Manager (Research Communication and Training) and to the SSGM Outreach and Teaching Committees. The role will involve international travel to the region and may involve working outside normal working hours.


For position description and to apply see: http://jobs.anu.edu.au/PositionDetail.aspx?p=3482.


For further information contact:


E: joel.nilon at anu.edu.au(https://anumail.anu.edu.au/iwc_static/js/dojotoolkit/dojo/resources/blank.html)

T: +61 2 6125 8394

Closing Date: 14 August 2013



State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program

School of International, Political and Strategic Studies

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

The Australian National University 

Canberra ACT 0200


+61 2 6125 8394


Dr Bu V.E. Wilson

T: Vanuatu +678 598 2646 (mobile); +678 22626 (landline)
T: Australia +61 (0) 407 087 086
T: Timor-Leste +670 770 22887
E: buvewilson at gmail.com
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