The Law Reform Committee engages with thought leaders in academia, government, and industry, and the position is ideal for individuals building a career in public policy or academia. The Deputy Research Director will report to the Chair of the Committee.
The Deputy Research Director will be responsible for:
- working closely with the members of the Committee (who include members of the judiciary) to design and execute long-term, substantive law reform projects;
- undertaking general administrative duties including the preparation of budgets and grant applications.
- engaging industry participants and other relevant stakeholders; and
- monitoring legislative, regulatory, and industry developments related to the work of the Committee;
- drafting law reform reports, research papers, and other relevant materials
- raising the profile of the Committee and its research projects by planning and organising round table discussions, symposia and other events;
Candidates should have a strong degree in Law. A postgraduate degree(s) in a relevant field, is preferred. Experience in one or more areas of law is essential. Such experience may have been gained in academia and/or legal practice. Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong research skills, excellent writing and editing skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Initial 2-year contract.