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Job Opportunity - Director of Minerals Industry S&H Centre in QLD Australia

  • 1.  Job Opportunity - Director of Minerals Industry S&H Centre in QLD Australia

    Posted 02-28-2022 10:28 AM
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    The University of Queensland's (UQ) Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) is a world-leading research institute integrating the expertise of technical, environmental and social specialists to deliver responsible resource development across the life of mine. SMI is home to six research centres and a Centre of Excellence based in Chile. SMI comprises seven major research Centres:

    • WH Bryan Mining and Geology Research Centre
    • Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre
    • Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining
    • Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre
    • Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation
    • Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry
    • International Centre of Excellence in Chile

    The Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC) conducts research in occupational safety and health, risk management, and human factors; and integrates the results into postgraduate and continuing education programs and consultancy services designed to assist the minerals industry. The expertise of the team covers the breadth of occupational safety and health related disciplines such as risk management, occupational health, psychology, physiotherapy, and human factors and ergonomics.

    The Centre Director will direct a Research Centre funded by external and internal funding from sources including industry, competitive grants and fellowships, and conduct world leading science in the relevant field of expertise as led by the Deputy Director. This position will implement and drive relevant area(s) of research, in national and/or international arenas. The Centre Director works closely with other research leaders at SMI and the University and engages with industry, government and other stakeholders including the general public. The level of appointment will be based on the successful applicant's qualifications and experience and in line with the UQ Criteria for Academic Performance. The Centre Director role is a full-time fixed term position for up to five (5) years.

    See attached booklet for more information.

    Susan Moore PHD
    Belle Vernon PA United States
    (412) 386-6613