Our vibrant research environment supports excellence, innovation and collaboration. Work with us as a researcher, higher degree candidate or join us a member and become part of a team united by their commitment to create high-impact knowledge that has a meaningful and measurable effect on people’s lives.
Jobs with us
With almost 100 researchers and more than 90 doctoral students, we support excellence, innovation and collaboration among theorists and problem-oriented researchers who examine contentious and critical social issues.
Become a member
ADI brings together leading researchers in social sciences and humanities from Deakin's Faculty of Arts and Education and further afield. Membership of the Institute aims to build the research capacity of individual researchers and the Institute, as well as the broader research profile of the University.
Become a visiting researcher
We welcome expressions of interest for short-term visiting research fellowships. Expressions of interest should outline a research program that aligns with one or more of our research streams, and the collaborations and networks involved and be made at least two months prior to the proposed commencement of the visiting fellowship.
Visiting researchers are offered access to a desk and IT facilities, as well as Deakin’s library. They are also encouraged to participate in events and activities hosted by the Institute including seminars, workshops and symposia.
Become a Research student
As a doctoral student, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with experienced researchers through our research streams and networks, and develop your career pathways.
You can nominate alignment with up to two research streams.
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We welcome new opportunities to collaborate with research leaders who want to study in an internationally leading social sciences and humanities institute. To discuss contributions to our areas of research interest, please contact us.