View Full Version : Job Posting: Post Doctoral Fellow or Research Fellow Position inImpact Injury Biomechanics at UNSW, Sydney Australia

07-02-2006, 03:41 PM
Job Announcement

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow (Level A) or Research Fellow (Level B)
Biomechanics of Impact Injury
Location: School of Safety Science, The University of New South
Wales, Sydney, Australia
Date: Closing date July 14, 2006
UNSW Human Resources Reference. 4418NET

Brief Description:
The School of Safety Science at UNSW is funded to undertake research
on the biomechanics of impact injury. The current focus of this
research is head and neck injury that may arise from motor vehicle
crashes and in contact sports. The School is seeking a post doctoral
fellow or research fellow. The appointee's duties will include:
undertaking research on the biomechanics of head and neck loading
relevant to rollover crashes; developing and applying numerical
models to study impact loading and injury; developing experimental
protocols, contribution to project management under the supervision
of the project director; and preparation of research reports and publications.

Salary range for a Postdoctoral fellow is A$57,895 - A$61,925 per
year, Salary range for Research Fellow is A$65,028 - A$76,660 per
year (plus up to 17% employer superannuation plus leave loading),
depending on qualifications and experience.

This is a fixed-term appointment for two years with a possible
extension for one year depending on the availability of funding.

Skill Base:
Level A
A Level A research-only academic will normally have completed four
years of tertiary study in the relevant discipline and/or have
equivalent qualifications and/or professional experience. In many
cases a position at this level will require an honours degree or
higher qualifications, an extended professional degree, or a
three-year degree with a postgraduate diploma. In determining
experience relative to qualifications, regard is had to teaching
experience, experience in research, experience outside tertiary
education, creative achievement, professional contributions and/or
contributions to technical achievement.

Level B
Level B research-only academic will normally have completed a
relevant doctoral qualification or have equivalent qualifications or
research experience. In addition he or she may be expected to have
had post-doctoral research experience which has resulted in
publications, conference papers, reports or professional or technical
contributions which give evidence of research ability.

Applicants should indicate whether they are applying for a Level A or
Level B position.

For further information
see: http://www.hr.unsw.edu.au/services/recruitment/jobs/30060604.html

or contact Dr. Andrew McIntosh,

Dr. Andrew McIntosh
Senior Lecturer, Director of the Biomechanics and Gait Laboratory
School of Safety Science,
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, NSW, Australia 2052
ph: *612 9385 5348
fax: *612 9385 6190
email: a.mcintosh@unsw.edu.au
CRICOS Provider code 00098G