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Vacancy: Research Coordinator

Research Coordinator (5 years at 0.6 FTE)

Stirling Theological College is searching for a suitably qualified Research Coordinator to join the team in the first half of 2019 (to be negotiated).

The Research Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and development of all forms of research, in line with University of Divinity quality and quantity objectives.  Research at Stirling has been growing in recent years, including through Higher Degree by Research students and among the faculty.  We are seeking someone who fits our culture and Christ centred mission, who is a team player that can work well with colleagues and also set an example through personal outputs.

Key Requirements for Stirling Research Coordinator

The following qualities will be demonstrated in the successful applicant:

  • Enthusiastic supporter of Stirling’s Christ-centred mission, ‘To form God’s people for leadership, mission and ministry’
  • Active member of a Christian faith community/church
  • A research doctorate and track record of peer reviewed publishing and original research
  • Willingness to meet requirements for and maintain research active status with University of Divinity (UD)
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise HDR students
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and supervise faculty/colleagues so as to enable research outputs
  • Commitment to theological integrity, academic freedom, generous orthodoxy, and the structures and processes that support these
  • Team player: within Stirling and UD
  • Ability and willingness to teach within an academic discipline(s) of UD at Stirling
  • Ability to teach and coordinate a Research Methods unit
  • Demonstrated ability to administer and manage varied tasks within deadlines
  • Demonstrated commitment to the advancement of research and theological education

Read the full Stirling Research Coordinator Position Description.


Confidential enquiries and applications can be made to:
The Principal, Dr Andrew Menzies
amenzies@stirling.edu.au or (03) 9790 1000

Applications close on Friday 23 November 2018

Stirling Theological College is committed to ongoing theological reflection and the formation of each member of our learning community. Stirling is committed to being Christ centred in heart, thought, word and deed. We form people towards Christ centred lives, mission and ministry. Stirling is committed to giving students the best possible skills to read the Bible in its original context and to then reflect on what that means for today and how to apply it in their lives, not just for their own benefit but to benefit the Body of Christ in its diverse and varied expressions.

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