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Post-Doctoral Fellow - Education

Employer
EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY
Location
Joondalup / Mount Lawley, Australia
Salary
$110,065 TO $130,045 pa (ALEVB)
Closing date
14 May 2024

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Academic Discipline
Education, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
  • MT LAWLEY and/or JOONDALUP
  • $110,065 TO $130,045 pa (ALEVB)
  • FIXED TERM (3 YEARS), FULL TIME (1.0FTE)  

About us

The School of Education at Edith Cowan University has a research vision to transform lives through robust, engaged, and responsive research that positively impacts local and global education futures. We believe that knowledge, when harnessed creatively and ethically, has the power to bring about profound change. Our research is committed to addressing the most critical challenges in education and fostering innovation that directly improves the wellbeing of individuals and communities on both a local and global scale.

Our Wellbeing in Education research community is committed to pioneering research aimed at investigating the wellbeing of students and educators in a broad range of educational settings. We are dedicated to implementing evidence-based practices, and collaborating with stakeholders to prioritize wellbeing in educational settings. Our mission extends to promoting wellbeing and resilience among students, teachers, and other members of the school community through interdisciplinary research and policy advocacy efforts. Through collaborative partnerships with educational institutions and community organizations, our research aims to cultivate equitable, wellbeing-promoting educational communities that foster positive mental health and learning outcomes.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to join our team. This position offers a unique opportunity to take a leading role in the development and management of a range of new and ongoing research projects within the fields of education and wellbeing. Working closely with team leaders, you will be instrumental in delivering and overseeing high-quality research.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a range of research projects in the field of wellbeing in education. 
  • Write grant applications to secure funding for research initiatives.
  • Author scientific manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Conduct comprehensive qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis.
  • Collaborate with partners across various sectors to advance research objectives.
  • Perform additional duties as required to support the team’s goals.

Requirements

  • PhD in Education or Psychology
  • Proven experience in education research, particularly in wellbeing and related fields
  • Excellent writing skills with a track record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals
  • Demonstrated capacity to secure research funding
  • Excellent analytical skills with experience in both qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to engage a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team and with external partners.
  • Possession of a Working With Children Check.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, fixed term position attracts remuneration of $110,065 to $130,045 per annum 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 School of Education Executive Officer via eosed@ecu.edu.au for more information. 

How to Apply

Please upload your resume, a covering letter outlining your suitability for this role with reference to the requirements listed in this ad, and a one page overview of your intended program of research over the next 3 years.  

Closing Date:

Applications close on Tuesday 14 May 2024 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE CURRENT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION. VISA SPONSORSHIP WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

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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