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Strategic Research Fellow, Maladjiny Research Centre

Employer
EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY
Location
Joondalup / Mount Lawley / Bunbury, Australia
Salary
ALEVB $110,065 + $20,000pa RESEARCH SUPPORT STIPEND
Closing date
7 Jan 2024
  • DVC(R) STRATEGIC RESEARCH FELLOW
  • MALADJINY RESEARCH CENTRE
  • KURONGKURL KATITJIN
  • JOONDALUP, MOUNT LAWLEY, CITY CAMPUS, WITH OCCASIONAL TRAVEL TO SOUTH WEST (BUNBURY) CAMPUS
  • ALEVB $110,065 + $20,000pa RESEARCH SUPPORT STIPEND
  • FULL-TIME, FIXED TERM (3 YEARS)

OPEN TO CANDIDATES EXTERNAL TO ECU WITH THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS 

Overview

The Maladjiny Research Centre (‘Maladjiny') is located at Kurongkurl Katitjin, Edith Cowan University. Researchers with Maladjiny specialise in health services research, epidemiology, and evidence synthesis with a focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and families.  With a cohort of Indigenous and international research leaders, our team delivers high impact and translational research that improves the health, wellbeing and development of Aboriginal children and families. The team within Maladjiny works relentlessly, with its Australian and international associates, to produce findings that are translated into practical improvement of services across all levels of Australia’s health care system.

This position will report to the Associate Professor in Maladjiny and will be provided with research career support via mentoring, collaboration, and networking opportunities, as well as guidance in research excellence standards and practices. The team within Maladjiny are a highly supportive and inclusive team of researchers and professional staff.

The Role

You will be working collaboratively in an established research team. The position will be a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position, which will provide you with the opportunity to undertake your own research whilst receiving support and mentoring from an established research team. You will have the opportunity to foster collaborations and engage in high quality research whilst developing your research career. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • working closely with the research team and carry out research on projects within Maladjiny Research Centre whilst developing your own research area
  • support the generation of information and analysis of data from health care services to assist them to improve outcomes of their clients
  • prepare reports and publications, and participate in related research activities as required.

The Person

We are ideally seeking the following experience, and particularly welcome applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researchers. 

  1. Have a PhD/Doctorate qualification or be awarded/submitted your PhD prior to an offer being made.
  2. Professional qualification and practical experience in a health-related field, ideally in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples health and/or health services.
  3. A strong publication track record, producing high-quality research outputs with evidence of increasing independence and scholarly impact.
  4. Evidence of supporting the development and submission of grant applications.
  5. Strong connections with academic collaborators across a range of institutions.
  6. Evidence of the ability to engage with research end-users, such as industry, community, and government, to drive research collaborations that lead to impact from your research.
  7. Experience in supervising or mentoring HDR candidates and/or other research students and contributing to a team’s research culture.

Benefits & Remuneration

This three-year full time, fixed term position attracts remuneration of $110,065 + $20,000pa Research Support Stipend plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to email janine.mckay@ecu.edu.au for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the selection criteria.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 7 January 2024 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

 ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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