Research Fellow in Spatial Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases

Bentley, Australia
31 May 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • 3 year fixed term, full time
  • $98,059 (ALB.1) + 17% Superannuation

Curtin University is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (ARWU 2017), and in the top 1% in the world for universities under the age of 50 (QS World University Rankings 2017). In recent years, Curtin has climbed significantly in global league tables and in the 2016 Nature Index results, Curtin was named as a rising star, the most collaborative of the Australian universities, and the biggest Australian mover. Curtin is industry-facing, highly engaged with relevant partners, and a major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, and Dubai. 

Your new role

A 3 year post-doctoral research position to study within the area of spatial epidemiology and infectious diseases in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region, as well as Australia. You will work with Professor Archie Clements, Pro Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences and an internationally recognized expert in this field.

The role contributes primarily to research based activities, conducting nationally competitive research, either independently or as part of a research team, while providing significant contribution to service and leadership.

You will be expected to have a growing profile in research and service / leadership, and will likely coordinate or lead the work of other staff.

You will bring to the role

  • A PhD within a relevant field
  • Demonstrated experience in the area of spatial epidemiology and infectious diseases, preferably with experience in research in low- and middle-income countries

What we offer you

  • 3 year contract initial contract
  • 17% superannuation

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. 

Applications close: 5pm on Sunday, 1 July 2018.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

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.

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Matt Parham - Talent Advisor

Phone:  08 9266 5760


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 any time.