First listed on: 05 February 2020


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. Salary range $110K to $130K plus super.

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, including the essential criteria and how to apply.

Skills/Selection Criteria

The Senior Researcher (Quantitative) role requires a post graduate qualification in a quantitative social science, statistics, data science or other relevant discipline and demonstrated experience in undertaking data analysis for research purposes, such as in an academic, public-sector, not-for-profit or applied research organisation. Recruitment at the Senior Researcher position requires at least 5 years’ relevant experience.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a command of the Core Competencies required of Foundation research staff (by level) as outlined on the Foundation’s website under employment (, as well as appropriate experience in the essential criteria. Your application should include a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and must succinctly specify how you meet the requirements of the role you are applying for.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to the Foundation to undertake a short task at the Foundation’s offices.


Please send your applications to: Richard Wood at


Applications close on Sunday 23 February 2020 but may also be considered upon receipt.

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