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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY


Manager, Research Engagement (Hub Team)

Research and Innovation Office

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

 

The UTS Research & Innovation Office seeks a Manager, Research Engagement (Hub Team) to play a key role in developing and implementing strategies to increase research funding for UTS across the spectrum of projects, centres and infrastructure.

The Manager, Research Engagement (Hub Team) role include the following responsibilities:

  • Initiate and lead the development and implementation of industry engagement strategies and programs that significantly increases the active engagement of businesses, government and community groups in developing and funding collaborative and contract research projects
  • Initiate and lead the development and implementation of effective competitive research grant funding strategies and programs that significantly improve the volume of high quality project, fellowship, centre and infrastructure applications by UTS researchers
  • Work with identified researchers and centres on specific funding opportunities or competitive schemes to support potentially successful applicants to submit high quality proposals, review draft applications and provide strategic and editorial feedback to enhance the competitiveness of the proposal
  • Supervise the Research Engagement Associate positions within the Hub Team.

 

To be successful in securing this position you will have:

  • broad knowledge of the University funding system in Australia and overseas, including competitive grants, major Centre funding, industry funding and commercialisation
  • the ability to understand at a high level, the depth and breadth of the University to represent its current capabilities and is also able to see the potential for future opportunities and to lead partners and academics/units to work together to achieve this potential
  • the ability to work in a dynamic environment, learn quickly and adapt to new circumstances 
  • the ability to work on multiple opportunities with demanding deadlines
  • experience managing a team
  • exposure to research funding processes (including applications and management) at a research institution
  • exposure to intellectual property management and to reviewing and drafting legal contracts and agreements
  • project management training and/or experience and experience with licensing and/or contract research agreements.

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $112,471 to $117,825 pa (HEW 9)

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a fixed term basis for 2 years.

 

How To Apply

Please click on the following link to apply
https://recruitment.uts.edu.au:443/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&p_svid=96118&p_spid=2851605

Prior to commencing your application for IRC96118, please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC96118.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

 

Closing Date:  14th June, 2017 at 11.59pm (AEST)

 

 


AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY


Research Project Officer

Job No:972520
Campus Location:Strathfield
Functional Unit:Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Work Type:Fixed term full time
  • Work in a world-class research program
  • Opportunity to be involved in multiple research projects from inception to completion
  • Full-time, fixed term position (3 years), located in Strathfield initially and moving to 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) has a recognised world-class research program characterised by the attraction of prestigious externally funded grants and research partnerships, publications in top tier scholarly works, a world-class research training experience for HDR students, and best practice Institute governance procedures.

 

IPPE’s Physical Activity, Sport and Health research program focuses on movement behaviours in a variety of contexts, including sport, exercise, school-based physical education, health care, and daily life activities (eg transport). Our research examines the personal and environmental factors that influence physical active behaviour and evaluates interventions designed to increase participation.

 

This role will provide support specifically for two large-scale externally funded research projects:

 

  1. iPLAY – Evidence-Based Physical Activity in Primary School: Improving Children’s Health Through Sustainable Partnerships

     

  2. Transform Us! – An innovative initiative involving behavioural and environmental strategies in classroom, school and home settings to improve primary school students’ physical activity and reduce sitting time.

The Research Project Officer will manage research projects from inception to completion and will assist Principal Researchers with the design, data collection and facilitation of research projects under the direction of Researchers and the Research Program Operations Manager. This includes all research and administrative activities required to deliver the research project, as well as providing support for general Institute administrative activities.

 

More specifically the role entails:

 

  • supporting researchers with the implementation of research projects including recruitment, scheduling, data collection, data processing, and preparation of research reports and materials.
  • quantitative and qualitative data collection
  • supporting researchers with planning, coordinating and organising the work of research assistants
  • preparing applications for Human Research Ethics Review as well as processing and cleaning data in accordance with policy and legislation.

 You will need to have:

 

  • a  degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Public Health, Exercise Science, Psychology and/or Education)
  • experience in research, including the design, organisation, collection, processing and management of large-scale and longitudinal data
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • demonstrated capacity in conducting research and/or practice with children and youth.

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 PD Research Project Officer.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 $87,006 - $93,497 pa, including salary component $73,521 - $79,006 pa (HEW Level 6), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

 

General enquiries can be sent to Deborah Blackmore, Research Program Operations Manager, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (02) 9701 4633

 

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

 

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.

 

Apply now

 

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Advertised: 31 May 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time


Applications close: 15 Jun 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time

 


AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY


Senior Administration Officer - ACIT

Job No:972593
Campus Location:Strathfield
Functional Unit:Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Work Type:Fixed term full time

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.

 

  • Facilitate the operations of the Australian Centre of Indigenous Thriving
  • Coordinate financial, research and administrative support
  • Full-time, fixed term (2 years) appointment, located in Strathfield initially and moving to 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 of Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) is internationally recognised for theoretical, measurement and applied research; a strong track record of prestigious external grants and awards; publications in international journals of high repute; collaborative links with leading international researchers; established relations with industry and community organisations; and a world-class PhD program encompassing Positive Psychology, Sport and Health Psychology, Education, Educational Psychology, and Indigenous Education research. 

As Senior Administration Officer, you will be responsible for the administrative management of the Australian Centre of Indigenous Thriving (ACIT) program. This includes providing high-level administrative support to the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence application bid team and Chief Investigators undertaking pilot research. More specifically the position entails:

  • overseeing  financial and administrative management
  • conducting literature reviews and preparing management reports
  • liaising with external bodies, boards, potential partners and other stakeholders
  • assisting new pilot and grant applications as well as coordinating marketing and promotional collateral.

 

You will need:

  • a relevant degree and subsequent relevant experience in business / administration of research (or an equivalent combination)
  • demonstrated  commitment to cultural diversity and ethical practice principles
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • demonstrated financial processing and management skills, including the ability to track budgets and expenditure.

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 PD Senior Administration Officer - ACIT.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 $96,241 - $104,161 pa, including salary component $81,325 - $88,017 pa (HEW Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Professor Janet Mooney, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (02) 9701 4660

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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

Apply now

Advertised: 02 Jun 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time


Applications close: 18 Jun 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time

 

 

AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

Research Indigenous Liaison Officer

Job No:972543
Campus Location:Strathfield
Functional Unit:Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
Work Type:Fixed term full time

This is an identified position and Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality and or Torres Strait Islander in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Aboriginality/Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under section 14(d) of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977

 

  • Opportunity to be involved in a range of pilot research projects
  • Full-time, fixed term position (till end of 2019)
  • Located in Strathfield initially and moving to 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.

ACU has recently committed funding to set up a national Research Centre spearheaded by the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education. The Australian Centre for Indigenous Thriving (ACIT) brings together a partnership of leading Australian and international Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers, next generation researchers, government, industry partners, and Indigenous communities with a shared commitment to addressing Indigenous disadvantage as a critical issue of our time.

The Indigenous Community Liaison Officer plays a vital role with regard to the Indigenous methodology of yarning to facilitate data gathering and information exchange. The position sits across the three pilots and future projects.  The role establishes community connections and facilitates collaboration to enable reciprocal access between Indigenous communities and research teams. The Indigenous Community Liaison Officer will also coordinate the development and maintenance of Indigenous community researchers and an emerging network of undergraduate scholars, trialing their role as both key participants in and reviewers of the proposed research activity, and provide vital input and support to the Centre of Excellence bid from mid-2018 onwards. 

More specifically the role entails:

  • coordinating activities and tasks in pilot projects, including improving the cultural competence of researchers in their engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community needs
  • providing regular written reports to research teams
  • conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection support and preliminary data analysis
  • developing and overseeing ACIT’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Action Plan.

A current driver’s license will be required and some local travel and country trips will be necessary from time to time. You will also need:

  • to be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island person
  • to have completed a degree and have subsequent relevant experience, or alternatively have an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of the challenges affecting relationships for Indigenous peoples and community
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University.

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 PD Research Indigenous Liaison Officer.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 $96,241 - $104,161 pa, including salary component $81,325 - $88,017 pa (HEW Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Janet Mooney, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (02) 9701 4660

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.

Apply now
 

Advertised: 07 Jun 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time


Applications close: 21 Jun 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time

 

 

 


MONASH UNIVERSITY


PhD Scholarship in the Economics of Disability and Health

The Centre for Health Economics at Monash University invites expressions of interest in applying for a PhD scholarship to work as part of a major new research initiative – Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health (CRE-DH) – funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). 

 

Centre for Health Economics Monash University

If you are looking for rigorous graduate training, and want to make a substantial research contribution to the economics of disability and health, the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University is offering a fully funded PhD in Health Economics. Scholarships covering all fees and a stipend are available for suitably qualified individuals. As a student in the centre you will be part of a team of academics and researchers at the cutting-edge of important international research, using the latest methods. We offer excellent research facilities including a dedicated student study space, a behavioural laboratory, high quality computing facilities, frequent internal and external seminars, and funded conference travel.

 

About the CRE-DH

The first research centre of its kind internationally, the CRE will generate the evidence required for policy reform to improve the health of Australians with disabilities.  The CRE-DH involves leading researchers from across Australia (University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, UNSW, Monash University and RMIT) and internationally with expertise in epidemiology, health economics, health and social policy, psychology, psychiatry, public administration and public health and the CRE will further develop the future research leaders in disability and health.

 

The CRE-DH has four work programs: 

- mapping inequities in social, economic and health outcomes between people with and without disabilities

- identification of the social determinants of health of people with disabilities

- health economic analysis and modelling of health and social policies for people with disabilities

- policy research to identify the key emerging issues in health and social policy related to people with disabilities.

 

The PhD scholarship

Your research will primarily be part of work program 3 which is being led by the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University but you will also collaborate with other staff and PhD students of the CRE. The project would suit someone with a strong research background in economics, econometrics, statistics or health economics with an interest in applying these skills to the economics of disability and health. Applicants must have an Honours 1 or Honours 1 equivalence in a relevant discipline (economics, econometrics, health economics, or statistics) and we provide coursework in health economics and related studies.

People with a disability or long-term medical condition are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates with a disability can also apply for the Monash Equity Scholarship Supplement valued at up to $6000 to assist with extra expenses incurred during the pursuit of their degree.

 

Expression of interest

To express your interest in this PhD Scholarship please send your CV including details of two referees, a copy of your academic transcripts and a 1-2 page cover letter which outlines your research skills, experience and why this PhD in the economics of disability and health interests you to buseco-che.hdr.enquiries@monash.edu

 

Further enquiries

If you have any questions about the PhD Program or the application process please contact:

Associate Professor Dennis Petrie, dennis.petrie@monash.edu or +61 3 9905 0776

 

Closing Date: Monday 31 July 2017

 

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

Deputy Director, Office of Sponsored Research (OSR)


Job no:  500746
Area:  Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 09 ($108,810.14 - $115,144.01)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is a member of the University's Senior Executive and has responsibility for enhancing the university’s performance and reputation in research, research training, and research collaboration with external stakeholders, nationally and internationally. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is supported by the staff in the UQ Research and Innovation portfolio. Units within the portfolio have responsibility to support the University's research community through strategic engagement with external stakeholders, funding organisations and research partners; international collaborations; grants management; research performance data management, research infrastructure management, and research ethics and integrity.

The Role

As a key member of the OSR, the Deputy Director is expected to lead the management of major research initiatives at an institutional level; to play an important role in the identification of possible funding sources for the University’s research community; to be proactive in the development of strategies and procedures designed to improve the quality of grant applications; and to improve the University’s research performance and research information delivery generally. The position supervises a team of Research Administration Officer/s (RAOs) and administrative support staff.

The Person

Applicants should possess Postgraduate qualifications and extensive experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. The Manager, Sponsored Research is a highly visible representative of the University and as such must possess excellent customer service, communication and written skills, coupled with a thorough knowledge of research management.

Remuneration

This position is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 9 with provision for negotiable market loading for the appropriate candidate.  The remuneration package will be in the range of $108,810 - $115,144 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 17%. Total package will be in the range $127,307 - $134,718 p.a. 

Position Description

3026533_OSR_Deputy Director_PD.pdf

Enquiries

To discuss this role please contact Nicole Thompson on +61 7 334 67920 or director.management@research.uq.edu.au 

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this role.

Advertised: 08 Jun 2017
Applications close: 29 June 2017 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

 

 


MONASH UNIVERSITY


Associate Professor - Marketing

Job no: 562974
Faculty/Portfolio: Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Marketing
Location: Caulfield campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $135,812 - $149,616 pa Level D
(plus 17% employer superannuation)

 

  • Join a large, international, well-resourced business school
  • Pursuing excellence
  • ​Where international collaboration is pursued

The Opportunity

Based in Melbourne, the Monash Business School is a multidisciplinary, research-focused, 'triple-crown' accredited business school, with exchange programs and networks throughout the world. We engage in the highest quality research and education to have a positive impact on a changing world.

The Level D academic is expected to make a significant contribution to all activities of the Department and play a significant role within their profession or discipline. Academics at this level may be appointed in recognition of distinction in their disciplinary area. The Level D academic in Marketing is expected to contribute to the further development of the Department and the Monash Business School as a leader in marketing research and education in consumer behaviour, branding, communications, digital marketing, marketing modelling and data analytics, retail and services, social marketing, marketing strategy, and/or in other, potentially interdisciplinary areas where marketing is relevant and can have impact.

The successful candidate will be able to provide strong and committed leadership in education, including curriculum development, course coordination and educational innovation, the preparation and delivery of lectures, seminars and tutorials, consultation with students, and marking and assessment.

Desired attributes consist of contributing to academic, research and administrative leadership within the department and the faculty whilst supervising major honours or postgraduate research projects and supervision of the program of study of honours students and postgraduate students engaged in course work.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash jobs"

Enquiries

Professor Harmen Oppewal, Head of Department, +61 3 9903 2360, hod.mkt@monash.edu

Applications

To view a detailed Position Description and to submit an application, please visit:
Monash Business School

Closing Date: Friday 11 August 2017, 11.55pm AEST