Research Fellow, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute

21 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Number: 3553846, 3553835
Tenure: Continuing, full-time. *Curtin Research Contract
Salary Range: $97,076 - $115,277 (ALB)
Location: Bentley

Description: We are looking for an outstanding research academic with a commitment to sustainability, a publication record, and experience in attracting research funding, to join the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP).

CUSP is a leading-edge, internationally recognised research, teaching and policy advice provider in sustainability with an innovative approach to its implementation through demonstrations and partnerships with business, government and the community.

As a Research Fellow undertaking research-only activities, your position will contribute to the CUSP research program including sustainable cities, global sustainability, regional sustainability, and green innovation for sustainability. This is an exciting opportunity for you to conduct nationally competitive research, independently and as part of a research team, as well as contributing to service and leadership.

To be successful, you will have a doctoral qualification and an interest in interdisciplinary research. Demonstrated potential to enhance Curtin’s research performance through the publication of high quality, peer-reviewed research is essential as is demonstrated potential in industry research and global partnerships. A record of successful HDR completion is desirable.

This is a research-only position and there will be no requirement to undertake teaching activities except supervision of higher degree by research (HDR) students, including Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Sustainable Development (DSD) students.

* Tenure is dependent on research funding and subject to terms and conditions of the Curtin Research Contract. See clause 17 Curtin Enterprise Agreement. The incumbent is required to attract research income to fund the position. Faculty funds account for 100 per cent of salary in year one and progressively reduce to 25 per cent in year five.
Benefits and Remuneration: The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.

Contact Person: Prof. Dora Marinova, Director, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute, on telephone 08 9266 9033 or email

Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action: Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

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All applications must be submitted via the Curtin Future Staff website . Applications which are sent to the contact named on the job advertisement directly or to any Curtin HR email mailboxes will NOT be considered as part of the selection process.

Disclaimer: Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.

Applications Close: Monday 5th December 2016 at 5pm

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