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Join our research community

ECU conducts world-class research that makes a difference, focusing on people, partnerships and results. As part of the vibrant community at ECU, our researchers help to transform lives and change the world for the better.

ECU’s research is characterised by its fundamental commitment to the pathway from basic research to translation to innovative implementation (including practice, service delivery, and industry adoption). ECU’s commitment to this research pathway is reflected in its cross-cutting approach to research across each of its research themes and priority areas: Health, Natural and Built Environment, Securing Digital Futures and Society and Culture.

Continuing to develop a research culture at ECU is at the forefront of strategies to develop the University, with continuous ongoing restructuring to expand ECU research. As a researcher at ECU, you will have access to high quality support services, professional development programs and research infrastructure.

ECU can help you to build partnerships, foster ongoing collaborations and contribute to critical mass of high-quality research expertise to generate world-class research outcomes and sustainable new research programs, attracting competitive grants funding.

Join ECU in contributing to the exciting and well-advanced journey of ECU to a highly respected university, with world-ready graduates and leading-edge research. See all research positions on our Employment Opportunities webpage.

World Class Careers

Vice-Chancellor’s Professorial Research Fellowships

Provide sustained academic leadership to the University, primarily through demonstrating and fostering excellence in research and creativity and academic leadership and service - within the academic discipline, the academic unit, the institution and the wider community.

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships

Open to emerging and leading researchers with a record of accomplishment in their field, who can significantly contribute to ECU’s new research strategy. ECU is seeking high-quality applicants to support on their journey from early-mid career researcher to a research leader.

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