Research Officer, Sustaining Coastal and Marine Zones

Wollongong, Australia
18 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term


  • Fixed Term, full-time appointment (3 years) 
  • Part time / job share applications may be considered

The Global Challenges Program is a major University of Wollongong research initiative designed to harness the expertise of world-class researchers to solve complex, real-world problems to transform lives and regions.

We are seeking a Research Officer who will be responsible for conducting research and community/ industry engagement activities for the Global Challenges Program specifically addressing the research needs of the Sustaining Coastal and Marine Zones.

You will undertake and oversee research activities including literature searches, data collection, entry and analysis. The role will also include coordination of research projects including managing timelines, budgets and project stakeholders. You will be responsible for the specific research requirements, reporting, ethics applications, fieldwork planning, scholarly article and publication preparation and submission. You will have relevant degree in and/or relevant experience/training deemed to be equivalent.

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 Elizabeth Ragen on +61 2 4221 4261 or email

More information about the Global Challenges Program can be found at

The University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, and a recognised leader in gender equality, we encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and people including: culturally and linguistically diverse, women, disability, LGBTIQ+, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 03/11/2019, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level 5: $68,247 - $77,180 + 17% superannuation
HR Contact: Hannah Manning
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