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University of Tasmania

Research Outputs Leader - closing 19 February


  • Full time, Fixed-Term position concluding December 2019
  • Support the production of quality research outputs
  • Collaborate with a range of internal and external stakeholders

About Us

The Research Performance and Analysis Unit is part of the Division of the Deputy Vice Chancellor Research. The unit is responsible for the collection, analysis and reporting of the University’s research performance to federal government and the management of high-quality research data and modelling to support strategic planning and the University’s plan Open to Talent.

 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Reporting Officer (Research), you will have a high degree of collaboration across multiple academic and administrative divisions to provide the appropriate resources and training. This will promote evidence-based decisions that increase the impact of University research through publication.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide training and support to University Research Outputs Officers
  • Contribute to the preparation of the University’s Higher Education Research Data Collection
  • Promote the quality of the University’s research outputs data collection
  • Develop and review procedures
  • Convene and support the UTAS academic Publications Audit Committee

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Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A post graduate qualification with subsequent relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Previous experience working in a senior administrative position
  • Ability to provide leadership
  • Highly developed research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Presentation and interpersonal skills

 

Remuneration

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 7 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $102,898 comprising base salary within the range of $83,753 to $93,971 plus 9.5% superannuation.

 

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Venetia Joscelyne, Senior Reporting Officer, Venetia.Joscelyne@utas.edu.au or 6226 1020.
  • Please visit http://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying2 for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

 

Applications close Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 11.55pm


 

University of Melbourne

Research Integrity Officer - closing 6 March 2019


Job no: 0047450
Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: University Services
Department/School: Department of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation
Salary: $88,171 - $95,444 (HEW 7)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - 17% superannuation

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client-centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements, and acts as a shared services function within the University of Melbourne.

 

About the role

The Office of Research Ethics and Integrity is expanding with three exciting new opportunities to work within the dynamic Research Integrity team as a Research Integrity Officer. We are seeking passionate and innovative individuals with a strong interest in research to support the University’s commitment to the responsible and ethical conduct of research.

With these newly created positions is the opportunity to contribute to the work of the Office in one of three distinct ways: through the delivery of education and training in research integrity to academic, professional staff and students; through the implementation and provision of ongoing user-support for the University’s text-matching software; and through support of University processes for receiving complaints about research conduct. Working closely with members of the Research Integrity Team, you will be responsible for providing high quality business support in one of these functions.

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about supporting research, with a focus on ensuring its trustworthiness and quality through the application of national and international standards for research integrity. You will bring with you a high level knowledge of best practices in the responsible conduct of research and a proven track record of influencing and engaging others. Your stakeholder focus and specialist knowledge will ensure you build strong working relationships in a rewarding and collegiate environment whilst making a positive contribution to research.

In applying for one of these new positions, please indicate your preference for working in one of the three principal functions described above.

 

About you

You will have:

-  A relevant tertiary degree with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.

- Demonstrable knowledge of principles of research ethics and the responsible conduct of research as applicable both nationally under the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (and associated guidelines) and internationally.

- High level service orientation, demonstrated ability to manage a wide range of stakeholders and experience working collaboratively within a team and across organisational boundaries.

- Highly developed skills in written and verbal communication and proven ability to clearly communicate complex information and ideas in a succinct and concise way for a broad audience of stakeholders.

- Highly developed organisational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, prioritise workloads and act effectively to manage competing priorities and complete tasks within strict timelines.

-  Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment.

 

Benefits

-  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

-  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

-  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

-  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits  

 

Culture

The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

 

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

View the Position Description and further information.

*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria

 

Advertised: 06 Feb 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 06 Mar 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


 

UNSW Sydney

Director of Animal Services - closing 13th March 2019


Job no: 496163
Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Professional Leadership

 

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Senior Appointment within the Division of Research
  • Drive strategy and organisational change
  • 5 Years Fixed Term - Sydney Based

 

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

An exciting opportunity exists within the Division of Research at UNSW for a Director level candidate to set up the new University Animal Services structure which will support research in medicine, science and biomedical engineering.

The successful candidate will have extensive relevant animal research experience. They will also have considerable knowledge and experience working with State and National legislation and guidelines governing animal research.

This role also requires strong stakeholder and people management skills which will enable them to coordinate significant change within the University.

 

About the role

The Director will set up the new University Animal Services structure and will provide significant input into the strategic direction of animal research services, facilities and their operations at UNSW, in an environment driven by the ‘3Rs’ principles and best practice in animal ethics and welfare. This includes responsibility for the major research facilities managed by the Biological Resources Centre and the development of new operational structures to ensure oversight of all animal facilities reporting to UNSWs Animal Care and Ethics Committees (ACECs).

The Director will represent UNSW at the National and International level and ensure that UNSW’s views are represented and heard in the development of relevant legislation, policy, guidelines and processes.

 

About the successful applicant

We are seeking an individual who has a solid background in animal research combined with experience in either establishing or managing an animal research facility. Ideally, you are a leader in the field, with a strong awareness of trends and issues affecting animal research. The candidate will also have significant people, operational and organisational management experience in a research facility (or equivalent) environment and a demonstrated ability to deliver major projects.

 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant post-graduate qualification (PhD or equivalent) with extensive relevant experience in animal research and research operations;
  • A strong client focus and commitment to work with a wide range of research stakeholders to develop a culture of excellence in animal-based research and to deliver required technologies and services.
  • Ability to exercise judgement and deal effectively with compliance issues related to animal research.
  • Demonstrated commitment to best practice in animal research, welfare and ethics and to implementing initiatives to further develop these attributes.
  • Thorough understanding of State, National and International legislation and guidelines that pertain to animal research including ethical and regulatory compliance requirements, animal supply and import/export, quarantine and physical containment. Demonstrable experience with AAALAC-, GLP-, and ISO 9001 accreditation of animal research laboratories/facilities is highly desirable.
  • Highly developed communication skills, as well as demonstrated ability to consult, negotiate, and influence. This includes an ability to exercise initiative, diplomacy, tact and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

 

Contact:

Simone Donovan, Talent Acquisition Lead

E: S.Donovan@unsw.edu.au 

T: (61 2) 9385 8911

 

How to apply

For more information, to view the Position Description and apply, click APPLY NOW.

 

Applications close: Wednesday, 13th March 2019 at 11:30pm

 


 

Australian Catholic University

Professor in Education - closing 15 March 2019


Job No: 974801
Campus Location: North Sydney
Functional Unit: Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Work Type: Continuing full time
 
  • Significantly contribute to the world class research output of the Institute
  • Add your expertise to internationally recognised research
  • Full-time continuing role based in North Sydney

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE)  includes some of the most frequently cited researchers in the world such as Professors Herbert Marsh and Richard Ryan. IPPE conducts multi-disciplinary research to address educational and psychosocial issues, translate theory and research into effective policy and practice, and demonstrate how individuals, communities, and organisations flourish and thrive.

We are seeking a Professor to work with leading IPPE researchers - Professors Herb Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Philip Parker, Richard Ryan, and Jacquelynne Eccles - to strengthen the outstanding research performance of ACU in the field of education research.  

 

As Professor you will:

  • produce research outcomes of the highest quality both independently and/or in collaboration with others
  • submit high quality research grant applications
  • lead research projects and research teams
  • contribute to the strategic direction of the Institute through the development and implementation of Education research initiatives
  • assist staff in the preparation of citation and award applications
  • promote opportunities for research collaboration, nationally and internationally
  • attract and supervise high calibre higher degree research candidates.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • a PhD in a relevant discipline
  • demonstrated achievement in producing highly-cited research publications in the most prestigious journals for the field of education e.g. American Educational Research Journal, Educational Researcher, Review of Educational Research
  • expertise in relevant quantitative research skills including structural equation modelling, longitudinal data modelling, and multilevel modelling
  • established record of securing, leading, and completing funded research projects that show methodological strength
  • successful record of supervision of early career researchers and PhD candidates.

This position involves child-related employment and a Working with Children clearance will be required.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

 

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description here Download File Professor in Education. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to approximately $212,205 pa, including salary component $180,212 pa (Academic Classification Level E), plus employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to  Linda Riek - Institute Manager, Institute for Positive Psychology & Education on linda.riek@acu.edu.au or (02) 9701 4728

 

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

 

Advertised: 13 Feb 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday 15 March 2019 at 11:55pm (AEDST)

 

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Australian Catholic University

Senior Research Fellow - closing 15 March 2019


Job No: 974802
Campus LocationNorth Sydney
Functional Unit: Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Work Type: Continuing full time
 
  • Contribute to the world class research output of the Institute
  • Add your expertise to internationally recognised research
  • Full-time continuing role based in North Sydney

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) includes some of the most frequently cited researchers in the world such as Professors Herbert Marsh and Richard Ryan. IPPE conducts multi-disciplinary research to address educational and psychosocial issues, translate theory and research into effective policy and practice, and demonstrate how individuals, communities, and organisations flourish and thrive.

The Senior Research Fellow will provide research leadership within the Institute which will include research training and supervision of higher degree students. The incumbent will make independent and original contributions to research which have a significant impact on their own field of expertise. The work of the researcher will be acknowledged at a national or international level as being influential in expanding the knowledge of his/her own discipline. This standing will normally be demonstrated by a strong record of published work and other demonstrated scholarly activities.

As Senior Research Fellow you will:

  • contribute to high quality research publication output through lead and co-authorship on peer-reviewed publications
  • plan and manage successful research grants and projects
  • supervise higher degree research candidates
  • lead, mentor and supervise peers including fellows and research assistants.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • a PhD in a relevant discipline
  • outstanding research achievement including demonstrated capacity to attract external research funding including funding from competitive grant schemes
  • independent and original contributions to research, which have a significant impact on your field of expertise
  • acknowledgement of research at a national and/or international level as being influential in expanding the knowledge of your discipline.

This position involves child-related employment and a Working with Children clearance will be required.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

 

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description here Download File Senior Research Fellow_Level C PD. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $145,706 - $158,191 pa, including salary component $123,300 - $133,971 pa (Academic Classification Level C), plus employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Deputy Director Phil Parker, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education via email to philip.parker@acu.edu.au

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:  Friday 22 March 2019 at 11:55pm (AEDST)

Advertised: 13 Feb 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Australian Catholic University

Research Fellow - closing 17 March 2019


Job No: 974776
Campus Location: Melbourne
Functional Unit: Institute for Learning Sciences &Teacher Education
Work Type: Fixed term full time

 

  • Participate in research focusing on 21st century learning and innovation in teacher education
  • Work with a team of senior internationally-recognized scholars
  • Full-time, fixed term (19 months) position located at our Melbourne campus
  • Appointment will be at the Academic Level B and based on the successful candidate’s experience and research track record

 

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

 

The Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education (ILSTE) is a national research institute hosting a team of eminent researchers and international scholars undertaking nationally-funded research studies with a range of industry-funded partners.  The Institute works across eight areas of research concentration:

  • educational assessment, evaluation and student learning
  • learning, learner diversity and reforming classroom practices
  • mathematics education across the disciplines
  • early childhood futures
  • educational semiotics in English and literacy pedagogy
  • teacher education, quality and professional practice.  
  • prevention of childhood disruptive behaviour disorders
  • the cognitive foundations of early educational skills. 

 

The Research Fellow will contribute to enhancing the profile of the Institute and contribute to collaborative research opportunities. More specifically the successful applicant will:

  • Provide high quality research supervision and collaboration
  • Lead and/or assist with the planning and management of research projects, undertake field work, conduct relevant analyses of data, and prepare reports
  • Contribute to the development of scholarship, research and/or professional activities
  • Actively contribute to the intellectual life of the Institute

 

Early career researchers are welcome to apply. The successful applicant will need to have:

  • a PhD in Education in an area relevant to the program of research in teacher education conducted by the Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education
  • a strongly emerging track record in research publications in peer-reviewed, high quality Education journals and the capacity to attract research grant income
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • experience in co-supervising Honours and/or Masters projects and/or Doctoral candidates to timely completion.  

 

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

This role will require a valid working with children check in the relevant state/territory.

 

How to Apply:

This role is at Academic Level B. Appointment will be based on the successful candidates experience and research track record. Obtain the Position Description  Position Description Research Fellow.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to AUD $116,456 - $137,382 pa, including salary component AUD$ $98,407 - $116,186 p.a. plus employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Professor Joce Nuttall on phone +61 (0) 3 9953 3532 or email joce.nuttall@acu.edu.au

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

 

Advertised: 15 Feb 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 17 Mar 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

 
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