Research Fellow - Women's Health

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

 Job Reference: 1185774
Your new role
  • $97,949 - $110,442 (ALA.6 - ALB.1)+ 17% superannuation
  • Fixed-Term 12 months, potential for extension!
  • Full-time (1.0 FTE) vacancy; However, for the right candidate, remote and flexible working environment as well as part time (min. 0.6 FTE) will be considered.
  • Impact women’s health through innovative research

We have an exciting opportunity available for a passionate 

Research Fellow

to join our high-performing team led by Associate Professor Zoe Bradfield in the

Curtin School of Nursing


In this role, you will work on a variety of established and emerging projects to fulfil the objectives of the Perron Foundation Grant. The program of work is highly innovative and adopts a range of approaches, leading research that is already improving the health outcomes of women, children and families.

If you are looking to join an exciting values-driven research team and you meet all the selection criteria below, then we want to hear from you!

Selection Criteria

  • A doctoral qualification in relevant discipline (for example Public Health, Midwifery, Psychology);
  • Demonstrated relevant discipline knowledge and experience in conducting high-quality research including grant writing, protocol development, ethics applications, stakeholder consultation, project management, qualitative and quantitative data analysis and reporting;
  • Evidence of a record of research outputs in high-quality refereed journals;
  • Evidence of innovative communication strategies and mediums to reach a variety of key stakeholders and target audiences;
  • Evidence of High-level organisational skills with demonstrated proficiency in project management to meet established goals;
  • 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 a range of stakeholders including industry executives, study participants, students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity and respect;
  • Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.
  • Desirable
    • Demonstrated experience in quantitative data analysis with high-level competence in using statistical analysis software.
    • Demonstrated experience or desire to participate in supervision of HDR students.
    • A history of successful competitive grant applications.

    To learn more about this opportunity, please contact 

    Associate Professor Zoe Bradfield – Curtin School of Nursing, via[email protected]  

    About us

    School of Nursing at Curtin

    Curtin’s School of Nursing is the longest-established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. From the time it opened 50 years ago, the school has been a key part of the University’s drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research. The school delivers a range of undergraduate courses in nursing, oral health therapy and paramedicine; and specialist postgraduate courses in areas that include diabetes and critical care, child health and midwifery.

    We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.
    We encourage a progressive and diverse workplace, offering generous superannuation and salary packaging benefits. We are committed to looking after our employees by promoting health and wellbeing, work flexibility, and personal development opportunities.
    For more information about our university, please visit
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    Please provide a cover letter, your CV and separate document addressing the selection criteria (noted above) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.
    To view a copy of the generic Academic Role Statement, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.
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    Applications close: Tuesday, 16 April 2024, at 10:00 pm AWST
    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin’s satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position requires you to have a current Working With Children Check. If health screening is required, this will need to be undertaken at the expense of the candidate.
    You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.
    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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