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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Tactical Research (Multiple positions)

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Position type:
Full time, fixed term appointments until 1 July 2022
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About the position

The Tactical Research Unit (TRU) was established at Bond University in 2015 and its extensive research within the tactical environment is internationally recognised. The TRU works towards the protection and performance of individuals on the front line who protect our community and country. The TRU is a network of multidisciplinary international experts who investigate ways to optimise the physical and cognitive capabilities and safety of tactical personal – whether military, law enforcement, firefighters or first responder organisations.

Under the direction of the TRU Director, the successful candidates will make a significant contribution to research in the tactical area. This may include working in ongoing projects or establishing new research streams within the TRU scope. It is expected that these positions will foster a broad interest and involvement in research and research training in their area of expertise within the TRU and within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine.

About the person:

To be considered for these appointments, candidates must possess a PhD in an area relevant to the project as well as research knowledge and expertise in areas of musculoskeletal pathologies.  Previous experience in writing systematic reviews with meta-analysis, experimental planning, data interpretation and analysis and drafting of papers for publication is essential. 

A proven history of Peer Reviewed publications is required, previous grant awards and demonstrated experience in seeking and applying for relevant grants will be beneficial. You will have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the capacity to train and supervise students and research assistants.

Experience within the tactical environment (whether serving, providing support or research) is preferable but not essential.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

Remuneration for the appointment will commence at $94 057 plus 9.5% superannuation per annum.

Additional information:

Position related enquiries can be directed to Associate Professor, Dr Rob Orr on 07 5595 4448 or via email [email protected]

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description.

Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal. Please follow the 'How to apply' instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application.

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Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.

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Applications close at 5:00pm, Wednesday, 8 July 2020.

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