Professor/Associate Professor and Director in Bushfire Risk Management

Wollongong, Australia
Jan 21, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jan 31, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Permanent/Continuing full-time appointment

About The Role

The Professor/Associate Professor and Director in Bushfire Risk Management leads and fosters excellence in research on fire science, environmental management, climate change and natural hazards, and its application into high-level policy development to improve bushfire risk management. The position is the Director of the Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires (CERMB) and the NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub (BRMRH). These successful research groups are renowned for their work in engaging with government and industry partners to develop cost-effective strategies to mitigate the risks that bushfires pose to people, property and the environment.

About You

You are a highly motivated and energetic individual with an outstanding track record in developing and fostering industry partnerships to conduct beneficial research projects.

You will also have a significant track record in the acquisition of research funding, staff and HDR supervision and successful completion of major research projects.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process.

For further information about this position, please contact Senior Professor Ross Bradstock via

For information about the research groups visit the CERMB (via and the BRMRH (via

The University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and inclusion, and believe gender equality is fundamental to achieving our goal of being in the top 1%. The University seeks to increase the representation of women in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) to address gender imbalance. As a recognised leader in gender equality, we offer professional development programs and promote a healthy work life balance.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Permanent/Continuing
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 31/01/2020, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level D/E: $146,956 - $182,845 + 17% superannuation
HR Contact: Ross Bradstock
Contact Email: