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Research Associate - Talent Pool Expression of Interest

Reference no: 497249
Work type: Fixed Term - Part Time
Location: Other, Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga
Categories: Academic - Research Only/Fellowship

  • Diverse and varied areas of research
  • Unique opportunity to develop your skills
  • Regionally based campuses with remote working opportunity

The Role

  • Fixed Term, Part time (Duration and FTE dependent on the project funding)
  • Level A - $91,465 (plus 17% superannuation) – Prorated to FTE
  • Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga (Remote / Hybrid opportunities also available)

Charles Sturt University offers a range of opportunities and career pathways for students or graduates seeking to gain exposure and get practical experience with conduction research projects. Opportunities exist in our School of Nursing, Paramedicine and Healthcare Sciences as Research Associate working closely with the Research Project Chief Investigator on various areas of research being conducted by the school.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from professionals who are keen on pursuing a research career in academia.

To be eligible for the talent pool you must have:

  • Completion of an honours level degree; or, at least half way through a Master of Philosophy in a relevant health field without subsequent relevant work experience as a graduate upon appointment; or at least 2 years’ subsequent relevant work experience as a research associate.
  • Demonstrated ability to support research project development and implementation.
  • High level communication skills, including excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills; effective interpersonal skills appropriate for engaging with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Proven effective record keeping skills (both paper and electronic), including the ability to work accurately and with excellent attention to detail.

About us

We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others. We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish.

The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in. This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.

Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application requirements

Expressions of interest are expected to be submitted online and attached a cover letter outlining your suitability and a CV. If you experience difficulties applying online, or require further information on completing the application process, please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Only expressions of interest of the highest quality will be considered for the talent pool and progress to the next stage of assessment. Note this EOI is open until the closing date specified in the advertisement, however applications will be reviewed on need basis before the closing date.

If you are selected for our talent pool, your CV and expression of interest will be retained and may be reviewed by our hiring managers. You may be contacted should opportunities become available that align with your areas of interest. We may also request your participation in other selection processes (for example written application and/or interview) to determine suitability for employment for a specific research project.

Please note, your expression of interest will be valid for a period of up to twelve months (12) from the date of submission.

Registering with Charles Sturt on this talent pool expression of interest does not guarantee employment and if you wish to be considered for a specific vacancy we encourage you to apply directly for that position via the jobs web page and address the selection criteria in the application form for that vacancy.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

School Executive Support Officer | | (02)  6338 4546

Closing Date: 11pm, 31 December 2024

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Applications close: - AUS Eastern Daylight Time