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Associate Research Fellow opportunity

Come and work with us!

Level A academic salary $74,024 to $99,512 + 17% superannuation

Based at Deakin University Burwood Campus in Naarm (Melbourne)

Full-time and fixed term for 2 years

Applications close Friday 9 June 2023

Image credit Angus Emmett

This role will provide support for predator-related research as part of a DEECA-funded project.

The appointee will help examine spatial and temporal relationships between predators and prey and environmental features.

Your work will include field-based wildlife surveys, analysis of camera data and ecological statistical modelling.

Key responsibilities

  • Conducting high-quality research, scholarship and creative activities generating high impact outputs, with mentorship
  • Engaging collaboratively to participate in novel and high-quality research or creative activities
  • Communicating outputs, including as part of team
  • Ensuring impact of academic activity on the field and the community
  • Supporting and may lead applications for funding for research and creative activities
  • Participating in intra- and inter-disciplinary research collaborations
  • Building awareness of industry partners and participates in opportunities for research partnerships
  • Supporting and may lead in applications for external competitive and other funding
  • Co-supervising honours to timely outcomes with productive high-quality outcomes
  • Develop working relationship with mentors and supervisors
  • Developing early career research plan with guidance from mentors and supervisors
  • Adopting a culture of research excellence, innovation and impact
  • Building awareness of relevant industry partners and opportunities for HDRs/ECRs placements

Key selection criteria

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or other relevant qualifications and experience
  • Emerging research and scholarship through publications, and/or other outputs as appropriate to the discipline
  • Ability to make a contribution to communities through research
  • Capacity to contribute to teaching, research and administration
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues
  • Ability to make a contribution to community engagement for research

Regular travel will be required within Victoria, as part of field-based research and liaison with stakeholders and industry partners. A manual drivers licence and Working with Children check are required.

Position description

PD Associate Research Fellow (539132) PDF 180 KB

More information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact me.

For more information, please see the Deakin University website.

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