Research Fellow, Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing

Nathan, Australia
26 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing is an interdisciplinary research group of scholars interested in the field of work. Using rigorous, theoretically informed empirical research, our members continue to bridge the gap between research, practice and policy at local, national and international levels to effect positive change in response to the demands of a constantly changing business environment.

The opportunity

We are currently looking for a Research Fellow to pursue a program of independent research that will lead to publications and grant applications. The Fellow will also support the broader aims of the Centre by assisting the Director with initiatives to improve industry engagement and research funding, including supporting the development of grant proposals from concept to submission.

This is a fixed term (18 months), part time (80%) position based at Nathan campus. For the right candidate alternate part time arrangements will be considered.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will hold a PhD or equivalent qualifications/work experience in a relevant field as well as demonstrated experience in a specified area of research which aligns with one of the Centre's areas of expertise, and a developing publication record. You will have highly developed interpersonal, communication and organisation skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office, electronic literature searches and statistical software such as SPSS, Nvivo. Prior knowledge and experience in writing industry-related grants and obtaining competitive research funding will be highly regarded.

Salary range

Research Fellow, Grade 1: $70,744 - $83,217 (pro rata) per annum.

How to apply

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Adrian Wilkinson, Centre Director on +61 (0) 7 3735 6792.

For application queries, please contact Aneta Fijal, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7520.

Closing date: Friday, 18 May 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.