About the opportunity
The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Research Development Officer to support the research activities of the Faculty by leading the research support activities for specific assigned Schools within the Faculty to effectively provide for the operational requirements of research active staff, provide planning to support growth, and focus on building and achieving best practice standards.
Coordinate activities that grow and develop the research performance of the work area and enhance the Faculty’s research profile within and outside the University.
Play an active role in implementing Faculty strategies and initiatives designed to foster excellence and innovation in research, improve research performance and research culture, improve the researcher experience, and support the attraction of outstanding researchers to the Faculty.
Providesupport to senior management in analysis and planning. The team provides support for pre-award grant management, researcher professional development, HDR students and process improvement.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity.
As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Research Development Officer who has :
The Faculty of Engineering consists of an Academic Services Directorate comprising of Education support and Research support.
The Faculty has seven Schools (Civil Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Electrical and Information Engineering, Computer Sciences, Project Management and Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering) undertaking world standard research and offering bachelors programs and coursework and research postgraduate degrees.
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better.
These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth.
We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 8,100 academic and non-academic staff who support over 73,000 students.
We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.
How to apply
For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit https : / / sydney.edu.au / about-us / careers-at-sydney.
html and search by the reference number 1134 / 0920C to apply.
Closing date : 11 : 30pm, Sunday 1 November 2020
equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.
The University of Sydney
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.