We’re Hiring – Regional Australia Institute – Canberra

Exciting opportunities exist for key staff to join Australia’s leading regional think tank – the Regional Australia Institute (RAI)


The RAI is looking for three experienced staff members for 2018-19.

Two are senior staff keen to lead our work on the big challenges in our program for 2018: Regions in Transition and Future Regional Jobs. We are looking for an Inquiry Leader for each program, people with great skills in research, policy influence and project management. The Inquiry Leaders will make major contributions to our work on these two challenges – using their own knowledge, networks and skills, and managing the contributions from our university research partners.

More information on these positions is available via the EDA website
Inquiry Program Leader Regions in Transition
Inquiry Program Leader Future Regional Jobs

As these are senior positions with the RAI, interested people are advised to contact Dr Kim Houghton, General Manager Research and Policy, before submitting an application. Kim can be reached on kim.houghton@regionalaustralia.org.au

We are also looking for someone to lead our corporate projects and Pathfinder strategic regional planning work.

Details on this position are available here  Leader – Corporate and Regional Partnerships

Interested people are advised to contact David Spear, General Manager Partnerships and Communications, before submitting an application. David can be reached on david.spear@regionalaustralia.org.au

Applications for all positions close on January 17th