Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Closing date
27 Aug 2018
Job Location
Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Job Description

Full-time, 3 year fixed-term contract

Academic Level B, $94,910 - $112,364 plus 17% super

Hawthorn location

About the job
This is a position in the Swinburne Centre for Transitions (CUT) within the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design and Design. This position will specifically involve the fellow developing her or his program of research within and relating to Distinguished Professor Neville Owen’s broader program, which involves identifying novel approaches to reducing diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer risk through behavioural, social and environmental innovations. This will require building relationships with collaborators across the Faculty, Institutes and research centres, and with external groups and national and international collaborators. The role will include responsibilities for scientific correspondence literature reviewing, development of research instruments and materials, data collection and analysis, drafting academic papers for peer-reviewed journals and contributing to the writing of research grant applications.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• An earned doctoral qualification in an area of health, behavioural, social or spatial sciences, or urban design
• Substantial knowledge of quantitative research methods
• Substantial knowledge of public health
A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

• Enjoy 50% study fee reduction
• Onsite child care
• Paid parental leave for primary caregivers and secondary caregiver

Further information and how to apply
To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Mani Singh on +61 39214 5373. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au 

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.


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