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Position: Scientific Project Manager, Curtin Institute for Computation
Institution: Curtin University
Department: Curtin Institute for Computation
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Duties: Work closely with the CIC Director and the Lead Data Scientist to lead engagements with internal research groups and external partners and collaborators.. Lead/coordinate grant applications and large project proposals. Develop business process for project management and administrate the project management software tool for the team (e.g. JIRA, Confluence etc.)
Requirements: Project management experience and qualifications. Research background in science/engineering (PhD). Experience coordinating and writing research grants and publications. Experience administrating project management software tools. Experience in handling large datasets (e.g. satellite imagery, space and astronomy). Demonstrated experience engaging with international and national research institutes
   
Text: Scientific Project Manager, Curtin Institute for Computation Job No: CURTIN464 Location: Perth Closing Date: 21 Jan 2019 Together, we can make tomorrow better 12 month fixed term, full time with the possibility for extension A competitive salary will be offered plus 9.5% superannuation Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA's most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. Curtin University is a major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai. Curtin Institute for Computation The Curtin Institute for Computation (CIC) is Curtin's largest institute and brings together researchers across Curtin who use advanced computational techniques. The institute has over 100 academics and 70 PhD students from all four of Curtin's faculties. The institute is tasked with building collaborative, interdisciplinary research that apply computational methods across all disciplines to provide innovative solutions to complex problems. Your new role Your role is accountable to lead the development, coordination and implementation for CIC project/s with direct business impact and firm deadlines, and is responsible for the application of effective project planning and governance throughout the project life cycle. You will also act as the key liaison officer between the Institute and external organisations in government, industry and professional bodies to facilitate the establishment of collaborative relationships and grow research incomes for the Institute. Your role includes: Work closely with the CIC Director and the Lead Data Scientist to lead engagements with internal research groups and external partners and collaborators. Lead / coordinate grant applications and large project proposals Develop business process for project management and administrate the project management software tool for the team (e.g. JIRA, Confluence etc.) This position will be based at Bentley Campus, Perth Western Australia embedded with the Faculty of Science and Engineering. The position will involve engaging with collaborators, industry partners both locally and internationally. You will bring to this role Project management experience and qualifications Research background in science / engineering (PhD) Experience coordinating and writing research grants and publications Experience administrating project management software tools Experience in handling large datasets (e.g. satellite imagery, space and astronomy) Demonstrated experience engaging with international and national research institutes. Experience in a tertiary research environment or a large and complex organisation with a structured research environment would be advantageous Click here to review the Position Description What we offer you The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers exciting career paths and trajectories including conducting innovative work that will make real-world difference interactions with and learnings from industry, government and academic partners international recognition Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, a relocation allowance, generous superannuation, salary-packaging arrangements including childcare, and the potential to support dual-career arrangements. What we need from you You are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria. Applications close: 5 pm, Monday 21 January 2019 Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. Valuing Diversity and Inclusion At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance. Curtin University has a bold vision to be one of the leading institutions in the Asia-Pacific region. Curtin is now entering an exciting phase as it focuses on further building its research capacity, and improving its already strong reputation for innovation in learning and teaching. Explore some more https://computation.curtin.edu.au/ Contact details To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact: Lily Dewse, People Capability Consultant Phone: 08 9266 4774 Email: lily.dewse@curtin.edu.au Disclaimer Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. Privacy Acknowledgment
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