Research Associate / Research Fellow in Neurosciences

Canning, Australia
08 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Position Number:



12 months fixed term, full-time

Salary Range:

$67,960 - $115,277 (ALA/ALB)




As a Research Associate / Research Fellow, Neurosciences, you will contribute to the coordination of multiple research projects under the direction of the Professor of Neurotrauma, including supervising students and research assistants at a technical level and contributing to study design. 

Located at the Sarich Neuroscience Research Institute, your responsibilities will include contributing to the drafting of grant applications for the area and writing manuscripts and animal and human research ethics applications. This unique opportunity may also enable you to develop your own research projects, both independently and/or as part of a team. 

Progress towards a doctoral qualification combined with a neurosciences background and broad experience across applications is essential. Practical experience with microscopy, immunohistochemistry, behavioural work and animal handling is paramount to your success in this position and experience in cell culture and protein analysis is also highly regarded. Evidence of your ability to write research papers and produce high quality research outputs is required. Experience successfully supervising research students would be advantageous.

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:

Professor Melinda Fitzgerald

Contact 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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Applications Close:

5 pm, Monday 11 September 2017 (AWST)