Research Fellow, lvl A, 12 months, 0.8FTE - Bioethics in the Anthropocene

Research Fellow

Job no: 494524
Work type: Part-time
Location: Geelong - Waurn Ponds
Categories: Education

Project - Bioethics in the Antipodes: A history of Australian bioethics since the 1980s’

  • Level A $68,913 + 17% Superannuation 

  • Fixed term 12 month, part – time 0.8 FTE

Based at our Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus , this exciting role sits within the Faculty or Arts and Education in the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation and is Fixed Term 12 month part time role (29.4 hours per week)

As a Research Fellow, you contribute to the coordination and research activities of the Australian Research Council funded Discovery Early Career Research Award project ‘Bioethics in the Antipodes: a history of Australian bioethics since the 1980s’. This project explores how and why bioethics emerged in the 1980s as a discursive and regulatory response to perceived problems with medical research and practice. The Associate Research Fellow will contribute to the collection and analysis of archival materials, primary sources, and oral testimony.

Your key responsibilities will include

  • provide an excellent contribution to the Faculty’s research programs

  • exhibit and/or publish high quality research in journals of high repute

  • contribute to the achievement of Deakin’s strategic goals in research, engagement and innovation

  • contribute to the research achievement of the Faculty

  • undertake professional and administrative roles and responsibilities that enhance the discipline and Deakin

  • develop relationships with research, community, industry and government for enhanced research outcomes

To be successful, you’ll have

  • emerging research and scholarship through publications in sociology of health, bioethics, or related areas

  • ability to make a contribution to communities through research

  • capacity to contribute to research and administration, including organisation of academic events

  • excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues

Applications for this position close on 30th June 2019.

Please ensure to include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

 PD - Research Fellow.pdf

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Luke Cuttance, Executive Officer, ADI on 9244 6384 or