Research Fellow, Centre for Transformative Work Design

Perth, Australia
11 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

3 year fixed term, full time
$98,059 - $116,369 (ALB) plus 17% Superannuation

Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% universities worldwide (ARWU 2018), and is also ranked in the top 1% globally (QS World University Rankings 2019) and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

Your New Role in the Centre for Transformative Work Design

The Centre for Transformative Work Design is seeking a research fellow with a track record of academic excellence and a passion for research on the topic of job and work design. You will work with ARC Laureate Professor Sharon Parker and a dynamic team of researchers collaborating with industry to investigate how digital technologies are shaping work, and especially the role of work design in achieving positive outcomes for employees and organisations when new technologies are introduced. You will work at the interface of organisational psychology, management, and human factors to help maximise the opportunities of, and minimise the risks of, changes in work.

You will bring to the role

  • A passion for high quality research on the topic of job and work design
  • A PhD qualification within organisational psychology, human factors, or related fields.
  • A commitment to team work
  • An ability to work closely with industry

What we offer you

  • A chance to be part of the newly established Future of Work Institute at Curtin University, working with leading researchers in the future of work
  • A role located in the CBD of Perth, close to industry
  • 17% superannuation

What we need from you

You are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria which can be found in the Academic Role Statement. 

Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 7 October 2018

How to apply

For further information and to be considered for this position please apply directly on Curtin University's website,

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. 

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any ability assistance. 

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Abbe Rorrison - Centre Manager
Phone:  08 9266 4936


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time.