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Senior Research Fellow, Transforming Early Education and Child Health (TeACH)

Sydney, Australia
$159,423 to $182,877 p.a
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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About Western

Working at Western Sydney University means you’ll be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is a research leader – with 85% of the University’s research being at or above world standard. We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,000 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centred.

About the Role

The Centre for Transforming Early Education and Child Health is a Western Sydney University Strategic Research Initiative. We welcome applications for a Senior Research Fellow to manage an exciting new program of research called 'Thrive': Finishing School Well' project.

'Thrive' is a cross-disciplinary project focused on understanding and addressing education disadvantage. This program of work has been funded by the Paul Ramsay Foundation and will be conducted in partnership with the University of Technology and the NSW Department of Education.

This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment for 3.5 years based at the Westmead Campus.

About You

We welcome applications from candidates with a Doctoral degree in education or social sciences, a demonstrated success in attracting research income (national competitive research grants and/or collaborative public sector or industry funding and generating high quality, peer-reviewed publications with demonstrated leadership skills and excellent organisational and project management skills.

For further information, please refer to the position description.

If this sounds like an opportunity you are interested in, please apply by carefully addressing the selection criteria in your application.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level C $159,423 to $182,877 p.a. (comprising Salary of $134,850 to $154,896 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Please contact Linda Riek, Operations and Engagement Manager - TeEaCH via email

Closing Date: 8:30 pm, Monday 27 March 2023.

Work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. You must provide evidence of your working rights in Australia at time of application.


Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Western Sydney, the nation’s third largest economy and a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region’s growth. The University is culturally diverse, with approximately 3,315 staff and 44,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.

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