Research Fellow B or C - Road Safety

Adelaide, Australia
$102,952 to $144,368 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation applies
15 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
16 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level B) $102,952 to $121,779 or (Level C) $125,537 to $144,368 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed-term position available until June 2025, with the possibility of extension subject to funding. Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated with the right candidate.

Be part of the Centre for Automotive Safety Research and contribute to our long history of saving lives and reducing harm through a range of diverse and challenging research fields.

Conduct applied research that makes a difference to communities locally and around the world.

The Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR) at the University of Adelaide is a world class multi-disciplinary research centre that seeks to reduce the injury and economic burden of road crashes. Core activities include crash investigation, vehicle testing, data analysis, modelling and evaluation. The Centre provides opportunities that are both interesting and challenging, and allows individuals to contribute to work that can lead to profound impacts on communities. CASR is currently seeking a person with expertise in manipulating and analysing large datasets for research purposes.

To be successful at Research Fellow B, you will need:

  • A tertiary degree or higher in a related field.
  • Demonstrable research experience in the analysis of large datasets.
  • Some knowledge of statistics and the ability to apply and explain statistical techniques.
  • A strong work ethic, and the ability to work well independently, and as a member of a broader team, including with external partners.
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and ability to contribute to the diversity of the University community.

In addition to the above, to be successful at Senior Research Fellow C, you will need:

  • A PhD in a related field.
  • A proven track record of running and managing research projects and applying for funding grants.
  • High quality interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively engage with internal and external collaborators and other stakeholders, including the delivery of presentations and reports to a range of audiences.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The Centre for Automotive Safety Research resides within the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology at the University of Adelaide.

The University is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply:

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 16 April 2023.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact:

Leonie Witter
P: +61 (08) 8313 5997

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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