Research Fellow, School of Psychology

Canning, Australia
01 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, fixed term - until May 2020
  • $93,178 - $98,059 + 9.5% 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. 

The Curtin School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is committed to excellence and innovation in research and teaching. Curtin ranks in the top 250 universities worldwide for psychology according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Your new role

As a Research Associate working on funded research projects, you will be responsible for:

  • Working on a large project relating to alcohol control messaging
  • Co-ordinating the day-to-day aspects of project administration
  • Assisting in the development of data collection instruments
  • Analysing quantitative and qualitative data
  • Participating in the preparation of research reports and academic journal articles
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders

You will bring to the role

  • A PhD in a health-related discipline (e.g., public health, psychology, communications, or epidemiology) 
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and publish quality research
  • High level data analysis and writing skills

What we offer you

  • 2 year full time contract
  • The opportunity to work in a highly productive and engaged team

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.

What we need from you

Curtin University does not require you to address the selection criteria, however your cover letter and CV should include sufficient information to allow us to assess your claims against the selection criteria.

Applications close: 5pm on Friday 29 June 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.

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Contact details

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

Simone Pettigrew

Phone:  08 9266 7990



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.