Research Jobs at Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Position: Associate Professor/Senior Research Fellow in Global Malaria Epidemiology
- Lead the programme of research for the project Geospatial Analyses of Pneumonia, Diarrhoea, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and selected Eradicable Neglected Tropical Diseases, and related research efforts in MAP around global malaria epidemiology. This will involve both planning and directly conducting original research as well as leading a team of junior scientists.
- Lead liaison with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation around the above project and other partner organizations as appropriate
- Manage and monitor research resources and budgets, reporting to both appropriate teams within the University of Oxford and to funding sources.
- Contribute to establishing the strategic direction of the Malaria Atlas Project, setting standards for the work of the wider group
- Develop ideas for generating research income and promoting the research of the Malaria Atlas Project and write funding applications for specific avenues of independent research
- Regularly write research articles for prestigious journals, book chapters, and reviews. Similarly, present papers at conferences, and lead seminars to disseminate research findings
- Promote the research group locally and nationally, disseminate research outcomes to advance knowledge in the specialist area; and also represent the Malaria Atlas Project at external meetings/seminars and liaise with sponsors, stakeholders, national agencies, and professional bodies.
- Direct the work of post-doctoral scientists within the Malaria Atlas Project working on the project Geospatial Analyses of Pneumonia, Diarrhoea, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and selected Eradicable Neglected Tropical Diseases, setting clear objectives and project plans.
- Similarly, direct the work of research assistants, working with the Senior Geospatial and Malariometric Data Analyst within the ROAD-MAP team to coordinate data collecting exercises (the Senior Geospatial and Malariometric Data Analyst will supervise the day-to-day data gathering work of research assistants).
- Attend to the pastoral needs of all staff reporting to you: arranging induction, appraisal, training, coaching, and other support.
- Furthermore, engage in staff recruitment exercises for the Malaria Atlas Project as required.
- A doctoral qualification in relevant discipline. In addition to that, an experience in leadership of research both within and across groups in academia and/or industry.
- An established record of highly productive research outputs with regular publication in high-quality peer-reviewed journals, or outputs in other creative outlets.
- Evidence of an established international reputation and profile, significant citation indices or equivalent esteem measures and a commitment to conducting on-going research as appropriate to the discipline.
- A significant record of obtaining research income, including nationally competitive research grants and/or fellowships relevant to the discipline.
- Considerable experience and record of successful supervision of HDR students.
- Previous hands-on leadership and mentoring to academic staff in relation to their professional development.
- Furthermore, previous experience of supervision of HDR students.
Curtin University is the Australian public research university in Bentley with additional campuses in Perth, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, and Mauritius. This 53-year-old institution was formerly known as Western Australia Institute of Technology and Curtin University of Technology. It is one of the largest universities in Australia. However, enrollments of more than 58,000 make it the largest university in the state of Western Australia. In addition to that, Curtin University offers hundreds, of course, programs under the academic department of agriculture, architecture and construction, business, management and law, culture, language and indigenous, education, engineering and mining, health, information technology and computing and physical sciences and mathematics. In overall, the annual undergraduate tuition fees are $30,000 for business courses, $30,000 for Arts/Education, and $34,000 for Engineering/Science.