First listed on: 17 September 2019

The Law and Justice Foundation of NSW is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a 50+year history of improving access to justice for the people of NSW. We inform policy development and service delivery by conducting high quality, research and analysis to identify legal and access to justice needs and what works to address these needs.

The Foundation works actively with all parts of the legal/access to justice sector across NSW (and nationally), and actively engages with policy makers, service providers, courts and tribunals, local authorities and services, and related non-legal services.

The research team work on a range of projects depending on the Foundation’s priorities. Most research is published in the Foundation’s report series, and on the Foundation’s website.

The Foundation now wishes to recruit a Senior Researcher (Quantitative) to join its well-respected team.

Working arrangements: Fixed term contract – two years with potential for extension.Full time or part time. Flexible working arrangements available.

Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Responsible to: Principal Researcher

Role: Please click on the hyperlink Senior Researcher - Quantitative to the Foundation’s website for a detailed position description of this role.

Skills/Selection Criteria

All Senior Researcher roles require post graduate qualifications in the social sciences, statistics or other relevant discipline and demonstrated experience in undertaking social research, evaluation and analysis in an academic, public-sector, not-for-profit or applied research organisation.

The Core Competencies required of Research staff (by level) can be found on the Foundation’s website under employment ( Your application should include a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and must succinctly specify how you meet the competencies required of the role you are applying for. Applicants for a Senior Researcher position should have at least 5 years relevant experience.

Please also provide examples of your experience using software packages – including Excel, Word, SPSS or other statistical packages, and referencing software such as Endnote.

Other than your CV, your application should be no more than 4 sides of A4 (Times Roman or equivalent, 12-point font).

Short-listed candidates will be invited to the Foundation to undertake a short task in Excel and Word.

Please send your applications to: Richard Wood at

Applications close on Sunday 6 October 2019 but may also be considered upon receipt.

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