Institution (Location)
Deakin School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Australia)
Start Date
November 6, 2017
Salary
BASE LEVEL SALARY FOR LEVEL C of $114,145
Position Description
DUTIES
• Undertake various research related administrative functions including the preparation of grant and ethics applications, design and implementation of research studies, and the preparation of conference presentations and research papers.
• Supervise research support staff involved
in the staff member’s research and ensure implementation of all relevant University policies, in particular those relating to equal opportunity, Occupational Health and Safety, staff development, and staff performance planning and review.

• Remain up-to-date and contribute to current literature and methods relevant to the area of expertise.
• Contribute to teaching in relation to his/her research project(s) and / or area of expertise.
• Develop research-related material for teaching or other purposes, for use in relevant teaching programs.
• Promote the activities of the University, particularly those relating to research and research training, within academic and professional communities in Australia and internationally.
• Effectively manage the research funds for grants received for his or her research project(s).
• Participate in research profiling activities including meetings with key stakeholders and participation in media and other communications activities.
• Attend meetings associated with the research project(s) with which the researcher is involved or other meetings as appropriate, such as Institute/School/Faculty meetings and play a role in planning and committee work.
LEVEL OF SUPERVISION AND INDEPENDENCE
• Research is conducted independently in the context of supervising and consulting with other team members.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND JUDGEMENT
• The Senior Research Fellow is expected to exercise judgement on work methods and task sequences within standard practices and procedures and to seek expert advice for work methods that fall outside the standard practices.
• Capacity to work independently, to use initiative and to work well within a team setting.
Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)
RESEARCH ONLY LEVEL C
Level C members of staff typically perform these duties at the following levels:
RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP
• A reputation at the national level in research and scholarship, through publication or exhibition in high quality and high impact outlets
• Making a significant contribution within their specific areas of research, scholarship or creative activity
• Making a significant contribution to research projects, including internal and external collaboration to create new insights and opportunities
• Makingasignificantcontributiontoresearch collaborations and partnerships which have demonstrable outcomes
• Making a significant contribution to successful development of research programs or partnerships
• Making a significant contribution to the supervision, management and timely completion of HDR students
• Making a significant contribution to a culture of research excellence in the University
• Making a significant contribution to the successful application of scholarly and research expertise to innovation and
invention, with appropriate involvement
in the commercialisation of outcomes
How to Apply
APPLICATION
Thank you for your interest in the position of Senior Research Fellow – Physical Activity/ Nutrition Promotion.
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply online via:
deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/careers-at-deakin
Include cover letter, curriculum vitae and a response to the Selection Criteria.
Please quote reference number:
170532
SUPPORT FOR YOUR APPLICATION
All enquiries will be confidential and should be directed to:
Kylie Ball
Alfred Deakin Professor Telephone +61 3 9251 7310 [email protected]

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS
CLOSING DATE 10/09/2017
INTERVIEW PROCESS
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by a panel.
Candidates may be requested to present to the School and the wider Faculty.
Details of professional referees will be requested prior to the interview.

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