Research Associate

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
Friday, 10 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 26 July 2020
Ref
092/2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND LAW
  • $89 524 to $95 855 pa (ALEVA)
  • FULL-TIME, FIX-TERM, JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • 6 MONTH CONTRACT WITH POSSIBLE EXTENSION

Overview

Edith Cowan University is a young and progressive university attributed with the highest level of student satisfaction of all Australian public universities and a rapidly developing research profile with international recognition. Edith Cowan University is listed in the top 100 universities under 50 years old and the top 500 universities overall in the Times Higher Education rankings; this places ECU in the top 2.5% of universities worldwide.

The School of Business and Law is located at the modern Joondalup campus which features a wide range of contemporary facilities including a state-of-the art Library and Moot Court that enhances student and staff experiences. The School offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate, coursework and research Business and Law degrees designed to prepare our students with the relevant employability skills required by the industry. In 2019, the School of Business and Law was recognised as one of the top public universities in Western Australia for Teaching Quality and Graduate Satisfaction in the undergraduate areas of Business and Management, and Law and Paralegal Studies.

The Opportunity

This externally funded role will join a collaborative team of globally recognised scholars in the fields of employee wellbeing, human resource and public sector management, and operational health and safety. The team is equipped with the advanced analytical skills necessary to drive meaningful organisational impact, including capability in multilevel statistical analysis, participatory interventions, as well as engaged industry training. The successful applicant will be expected to carry out a full range of Research Associate work to support the team across a number of different projects.

What you will bring

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • PhD qualification
  • Familiarity with quantitative and qualitative techniques
  • Proven history of successfully conducting literature reviews.
  • Excellent written skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong initiative and drive
  • Research focussed within the area of HR and Management.
  • Able to commence work immediately

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full-time fixed term position attracts remuneration of $89,524 to $95,855 pa (ALEVA) plus 9.5% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Professor Tim Bentley, Associate Dean Research, on 6304 5418 or t.bentley@ecu.edu.au for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement (maximum 3 pages) addressing the Selection Criteria.

Closing Date:

Applications close on SUNDAY 26 JULY 2020  at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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