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Research Fellow (Virtual Reality, REACH)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Geelong - Waurn Ponds
Categories: Engineering, Science

  • Based at our Geelong, Waurn Ponds Campus
  • Full-time and Fixed Term for 2 Years
  • Level B $108,804 - $128,689 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata, part time)

Why work with us?

At Deakin you will have access to benefits such as ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow your career; an inclusive and supportive culture and environment to work in and access to world-class, cutting-edge virtual reality facility designed for developing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) solutions.

Who are we?

Deakin is a cutting-edge public university in Victoria, revolutionizing education with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and our dynamic online Campus. We're proud to be a progressive and open-minded university, delivering the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world's universities.

Deakin’s Recycling and Clean Energy Commercialisation Hub (REACH) is part of Australia’s Trailblazer Universities Program.

REACH will build the single largest clean energy ecosystem in Australia, placing Australia at the forefront of critical new technologies, products, and industries. It will have a significant impact on Australia’s National Manufacturing Priorities, and support growth and jobs in manufacturing with significant economic and social impact.

The virtual reality tool will be a suite of 360 video-based virtual reality experiences intended to highlight relevant recycling and renewable energy areas of Deakin University and aligning with the Recycling and Clean Energy Commercialisation Hub (REACH) and to incentivise students to pursue related career pathway and or opportunities.

As a Research Fellow you will:

  • Work with the Head of School (Engineering)
  • Undertake, lead, design and implement research activities related to the design and realisation of a virtual reality tool for Outreach experiences
  • Work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Be responsible for the coordination of builds, testing of experiences and implementation of the virtual reality tool

Here's how to apply: 

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please contact Lucy Klein (Project Coordinator, REACH Business Unit) on lucy.klein@deakin.edu.au. Please note applications can only be accepted via the Deakin Careers portal. Please do not email your application.

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

Download File PD_Research Fellow (Virtual Reality)_Level_B.pdf

Applications for this position close on Wednesday the 3rd of December. 


Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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