About the job
Distributed across the four research strands, you will play a vital role in attracting competitive research and industry funding, and contributing to the leadership of the research group.
You will exemplify an outstanding level of performance and will continue to make major and innovative contributions to research which are recognised nationally or internationally.
Skills and Experience
With a distinguished performance and achievement in research, you will have previous success in competitive grant acquisition and high quality publications, paired with the ability to establish strong industry partnerships and networks.
You will display outstanding academic leadership relevant to at least one of the Institute’s research strands and have experience in creating and leading high-performing research teams, including collaboration with researchers from other national universities/research entities.
A University of Enterprise
The Future Industries Institute’s (FII) mission is to transform the industries of today and seed the industries of tomorrow. FII represents the University of South Australia’s largest investment in research. Established in 2015, FII further enhances the University’s internationally competitive research capacity in core future industries across four key strands:
- Biomaterials engineering and nanomedicine Minerals and resources engineering Energy and advanced manufacturing Environmental science and engineering
Facilitating an effective and sustainable collaboration between universities and business, FII supports state and national research and economic development priorities, and aims to drive economic growth in Australia.
To support and drive collaboration and economic transformation, the South Australian Government has invested $7.5million into the FII for the Future Industries Accelerator Program. The program provides opportunities for local businesses to engage with FII researchers and provides: access to infrastructure; research and development vouchers; and mobility grants.
Augmented by a major strategic partnership with University College London’s (UCL) Faculty of Engineering, FII undertakes global research, inspired by real world issues.
Benefits on offer
At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.
The University values the diversity of its staff and proactively promotes opportunities for outstanding female researchers.
Lodging your application
For a copy of the recruitment brochure and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Enquiries should be directed in confidence to Professor Emily Hilder, Director: Future Industries Institute on telephone +61 8 8302 6292 or email Emily.firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: 9.00am Friday 4 November 2016
In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA
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