Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow – Occupational Road Safety
QUT (Queensland University of Technology)
May 2, 2018
Kelvin Grove, Queensland
Total remuneration range: $AUD
Full Time - Experienced
Safety & Human Factors, Society, Transportation (general)
Fixed-term, full-time position for two (2) years
Total remuneration range: $AUD110,428 to $AUD156,007 pa
Relocation assistance provided
QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real world' focus. We are one of the nation’s fastest growing research universities and our courses are in high demand. Our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years.
About the Role
The Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), within the Faculty of Health at QUT, is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow position with demonstrated experience and expertise to undertake research in the multidisciplinary area of occupational road safety. Your key responsibilities will include:
Undertake analysis and reporting of road safety research.
Contribute to the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of evaluations of road safety programs, legislation and interventions.
Publish research outputs in top quartile journals and present research outcomes at seminars and conferences.
Liaise with government and non-government organisations, including members of collaborative research committees, industry partners and clients and road safety stakeholders.
Contribute to the impact of research by educating and disseminating information to road safety practitioners and other stakeholders, and carrying out activities which increase public awareness of the causes of motor vehicle crashes and how these can be addressed.
Supervise Honours and postgraduate research students at the Centre.
Contribute to, and where relevant lead, the preparation of research funding proposals to external funding bodies.
Senior Research Fellow (in addition to accountabilities above):
Play a leadership role in planning and undertaking high quality research
Prepare research funding proposals to external funding bodies.
Undertake analysis and reporting of traffic and work safety research relevant to road safety.
Build and strengthen partnering relationships with industry, government and road safety stakeholders.
Contribute to the research culture of the Centre by mentoring and assisting more junior staff.
About the Person
The successful appointee will have a research doctorate and a strong research track record that aligns to the areas of occupational road safety and injury prevention.
It is expected that the successful appointee will have demonstrated understanding and knowledge of road safety systems, principles, programs and legislation. A successful appointee is also expected to make significant contributions to the research outcomes of the Centre and have a commitment to postgraduate supervision.
This position is open to Domestic and International applicants. Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
For further information and to apply, please visit www.qut.edu.au/jobs for reference number 18307 where you will find the position description which has full details about the role and what is required when applying. You can also contact the Professor Narelle Haworth, Director, CARRS-Q on +61 73138 8417; or for further information about working at QUT contact HR Department on +61 7 3138 5000.
Closing Date: 15 May 2018
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 18307
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