Aug 17, 2018
$76,630 - $116,641 yearly
The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at UTS undertakes game-changing sustainability research. Established for 20 years, ISF works with thought leaders in government, industry and community organisations, in Australia and internationally, to create change towards sustainable futures. Sustainability research is also a key pillar supporting UTS’s ambition to be a world-leading university of technology. Beyond a vibrant new campus in Sydney’s creative precinct, at the heart of UTS are exceptional people. We are looking for a team member who is interested in specialising in sustainable urban water systems, particularly relating to applied research on policy, planning and regulatory approaches. Your expertise will ideally include some or all of: integrated water cycle planning and management, recycling and decentralised water options, water efficiency and demand side management, and stakeholder and community engagement. Prior experience working with or for water utilities and/or government will be a strong advantage. Your qualitative and quantitative research skills should be complemented by experience working with and facilitating inputs from diverse stakeholders, including workshop design and facilitation processes. You should also have a working understanding of the Australian water sector. Your track record of successful project management will enable you to play an integral part in a dynamic research team. You will have a proven ability to work in a commercial, team-based environment to deliver high quality project-based research. Excellent writing skills, including the ability to write for different relevant audiences, is required for this position. UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We're known for our industry focus, practice-based teaching and learning, real world research and our location. With state-of-the-art campuses and facilities, we’re preparing students to become global thinkers, leaders and innovators. Remuneration: Senior Research Consultant $76,630 to $93,330 Research Principal $101,932 to $116,641 The level of appointment is dependent upon skills and competencies. Please apply for the level for which you wish to be considered by the panel. See Application Procedure for more information. This appointment will be on a 1 year fixed term contract. You will also reap the rewards of working in a dynamic, supportive, environment with employee benefits including flexible work practices, study support scheme, discounted gym membership and generous parental leave.
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