LINGUIST List 30.1045

Wed Mar 06 2019

Jobs: Discourse Analysis: Researcher, Curtin University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 25-Feb-2019
From: Curtin Careers <>
Subject: Discourse Analysis: Researcher, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
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University or Organization: Curtin University
Department: School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine
Job Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Web Address:
Job Title: Research Fellow - Linguistic Analysis
Job Rank: ALB; Researcher

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis


24 month fixed term, full time
$98,059 - $116,369 (ALB) plus 17% 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. A
major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia,
Mauritius and Dubai.

Your new team:
The Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit (PRECRU) is
based in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine in the Faculty of
Health Sciences at Curtin University. It is a collaborative research endeavour
with St John Ambulance (Western Australia). PRECRU is made up of a team of
researchers, under the direction of Professor Judith Finn, who have come
together to promote and conduct clinical research to improve outcomes for
prehospital, resuscitation and emergency care patients.

Your new role:
We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional linguist or social
researcher to conduct nationally competitive research, contributing to the
NHMRC funded Centre of Research Excellence in Prehospital Emergency Care

Your role will involve:
- Applying your linguistic / conversational analysis skills and knowledge, to
conduct research on incoming emergency calls to St John Ambulance.
- Developing a coherent program of research.
- Disseminating research findings through seminars, workshops and conferences,
and publishing findings in high quality refereed journals.
- Providing effective supervision of research honours, research masters and
research doctoral students.

Please visit the application link provided below to view the Position Description.

You will bring to the role:
- A doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline
- Evidence of research outputs in high quality refereed journals, resulting in
journal ranking, citation indices, and independent review from distinguished
- Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with the
ability to interact with students and staff with cross-cultural sensitivity.
- Demonstrated commitment to applying policies, procedures and legislation, as
well as maintaining data security and confidentiality.
- Demonstrated ability to supervise HDR students (desirable).
- A history of successful competitive grant applications (desirable).

What we offer you:
The Faculty of Health Sciences offers exciting career paths and trajectories
- Conducting innovative work that will make real-world differences.
- Interactions with and learnings from industry, government and academic
For details of Curtin’s employee benefits please visit

What we need from you:
Please send us through a curriculum vitae, and cover letter. In addition, you
are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria listed above
in the ‘You will bring to the role’ section. Please keep your response to
criteria to less than 4 pages.

Applications close: 5 pm, Monday 18th March 2019

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised
close date.

Explore some more:

To apply complete the application form via the application link provided below
or for more information contact:
Professor Judith Finn
Phone: 08 9266 4447

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.

Application Deadline: 18-Mar-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Judith Finn
Phone: 08 9266 4447

Page Updated: 06-Mar-2019