The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) is always looking for people who want to be part of solution-oriented social science.

If you are a research leader, social scientist, or management professional interested in creating public value through quality social research and training, we want to hear from you.

ISSR employs great people in a range of full-time, part-time and casual roles to provide comprehensive research and training services, including:

  • Conducting quantitative research, qualitative research, and/or evaluations for projects commissioned by external clients or supported by competitive grants.
  • Designing, developing and delivering advanced social analysis methods training.
  • Developing new technologies and approaches to enable better research outcomes.
  • Communicating research science effectively to academic and non-academic audiences.
  • Producing persuasive, compelling and accurate proposals to secure research funding.
  • Professional services in administration, finance, human resources, event management, and research administration.

For a confidential discussion about how you could contribute to social science leadership for a better world at ISSR, contact us at

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Current opportunities 

Senior Executive Assistant
About This Opportunity : The primary purpose of the position is to provide a high level of administrative, and executive support and assistance to the Institute Director. The Executive Assistant manages and coordinates the administrative functions of the Director’s portfolio to ensure a highly effective and efficient office. This role also provides support to the Institute Deputy Director (Strategy and Operations) as required.

The position is based at the Long Pocket Campus.


Postgraduate Studies

Visit postgraduate studies for information about research opportunities and how to apply

Visiting scholars or research opportunities

To request information about visiting scholars or research opportunities, email or contact the group leader of a relevant research area featured on our research page.