Job Reference: 964372
Your new role
Curtin University is seeking a Research Associate in the discipline of
Sustainable Engineering, based at our Bentley campus in Perth, Western
Modern sustainability management is a multi-faceted challenge for managers and
professionals that stretches across many domains. The sustainability
management research and teaching in the Sustainability Engineering Group
(SEG) at Curtin involves an industrial ecology approach which focuses on the
interface between industrial production and the many sustainability issues
that are affected by it. You will work with the support and guidance of senior
staff and develop a research program and deliver research outputs with
increasing degrees of autonomy.
Duties of your role will include:
Desk based/lab based research outputs
Participate in applications for competitive funding
Disseminate research findings through seminars, workshops, and conferences
Publish/exhibit in high quality journals/outlets (often in collaboration
with colleagues) in manner consistent with disciplinary practice
Undertake principal supervision of Honours and research masters, and co-
supervision of research doctoral supervision where appropriate
Undertake administrative functions associated with research activities
Participate in the delivery of teaching and research led educational
Foster and promote relationships with professional bodies, industry and
affiliated associations, government departments, and the wider community
To learn more about the Sustainable Engineering Group, please visit our
website: https: // seg.curtin.edu.au/
You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of
this role. Applicants with a background in sustainable engineering related
research, industrial ecology research and or sustainability management related
research are encouraged to apply.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Professor Michele John,
Director, Sustainable Engineering Group on +61 8 9266 1286 or
The School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering is a collegial working
environment, which undertakes outstanding theoretical and applied research,
and runs highly regarded and popular teaching programs at the undergraduate
and postgraduate level.
Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU
2021 and QS World University Rankings 2021) and is placed 17th in the world
for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2021). Curtin is
WA's most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners,
a major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia,
Mauritius, and Dubai.
Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a
friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements,
flexible working arrangements, generous superannuation, and salary-packaging.
Our vibrant campus also includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical
For more information on our university, please visit www. curtin.edu.au
Your application should include a cover letter, your CV and separate document
addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your
suitability for this role.
Doctoral qualification in relevant discipline (sustainable engineering or
sustainable science preferred but not essential)
Demonstrated relevant subject/discipline knowledge and knowledge and
experience in relevant research techniques
Demonstrated competency in a range of qualitative and quantitative
Emerging research track record/potential to conduct quality research and
contribute productively to research teams under supervision
Demonstrated high level organisational skills
Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with a
commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working
environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross
Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies,
procedures, and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions
of this position.
To view a copy of the Academic Role Statement, please copy and paste the
following link into your web browser.
https: // cloudstor.aarnet.edu.au/sender/?s=download&token=1c0af7c4-36f1-46e0-9c3d-9316077af523
Applications close: 14 October 2022, 10pm AWST
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a
current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and
reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state
government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide
evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.
If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please
contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).
We reserve the right to engage with recruitment agencies/search firms to
support our recruitment in some instances – unsolicited contact is not