Job Description

About this Opportunity

  • Fixed Term (until 30.06.2027), Full Time
  • School of Engineering and Technology
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton
  • Total Remuneration $112,266 to $120,229 pa (including salary of $94,867* to $101,596 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

CQUniversity’s College of Information and Communications Technology is seeking a dedicated researcher to join our team. As a member of our research staff, you will play a key role in the development and execution of innovative projects. Your contributions will be valued as you work both independently and collaboratively to conduct research and produce impactful conference, seminar papers, and publications.

In this role, you will take on a range of responsibilities, including providing essential administrative support for your research area and participating in meetings with other researchers. You will conduct research under limited supervisor, either as part of a team or independently, whilst contributing to the overall success of the organisational unit. In addition, you will support and advise postgraduate students in your research domain and get hands-on experience with designing and operating laboratory equipment, playing a significant role in critical experimental processes.

If you are eager to make a meaningful impact and further develop your research skills, apply now to become part of our dynamic team at CQUniversity!

Be Rewarded

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Position Requirements

  • Completion of a PhD in Computer Science or a relevant discipline. * If upon appointment or during appointment the employee gains a relevant doctoral qualification then will be paid no lower than this salary point.
  • Demonstrated experience in research related to advanced computing, networking, optimisation algorithms, and cybersecurity.
  • Willingness to engage in sourcing and obtaining external grants and contracts.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams and project oversight.
  • Proficient in conducting thorough research, including statistical analysis, data interpretation, and preparation of reports and papers.
  • Skilled at liaising with internal and external clients, providing advice, and maintaining positive client relationships.

Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 26 May 2024

Job Requisition ID: 4605

When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.