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TWO RESEARCH DIRECTORS NEEDED | Hiring NOW.

We are looking for research directors to join the Centre for Policy Development to lead our Sustainable Economy Program and Public Services Program.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidates will be ideas people with strong research and communication skills, who can combine big-picture visions for Australia’s future with attention to policy detail. Each of these positions needs an individual who is reliable, resourceful, creative, and able to make things happen quickly and with minimal resources and supervision. A passion for fair, sustainable and democratic policy change is essential.

Public Service Research Director

  • Help shape the future of public services in Australia
  • 4 days per week – flexible hours can be negotiated
  • Sydney based
  • Position to begin as soon as possible, going through to late 2012
  • Applications close Friday, 19 November. More information here
  • To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to admin@cpd.org.au
  • We encourage you to include links to past research publications and examples of other writing in your cover letter.

Sustainable Economy Research Director

  • Help develop the evidence and ideas we need to make Australia’s economy sustainable
  • Full time position – flexible hours can be negotiated
  • Sydney-based
  • Two-year appointment – to begin as soon as possible, going through to late 2012
  • Applications close Friday, 26 November. More information here.
  • To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to admin@cpd.org.au
  • We encourage you to include links to past research publications and examples of other writing in your cover letter.

“The CPD offers a unique way to put forward ideas into public debate – in a timely and effective manner. It connects people in a way that can generate real conversations, better ideas and progressive change.”

Ben Spies-Butcher, CPD Fellow, economic and political sociology lecturer and co-author of Reforming Australia’s Hidden Welfare State

Does this sound like you, or someone you know?

Pass this on to your networks. Contact us at ideas[at]cpd.org.au or call 02 9043 6584 for more information.

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