Joining the Curtin research community
When you join the Curtin research community, you gain access to a broad range of expertise, specialised facilities and multidisciplinary research networks. You also join a supportive, vibrant institution committed to making tomorrow better.
Take your career to new heights
Supporting research impact
We have a range of mechanisms in place to maximise the translation and impact of your research, including strong industry partnerships and commercialisation services.
Diversity, inclusion and belonging
We value and celebrate diversity, and aim to create an equitable, inclusive and welcoming work environment.
A flexible workplace
Family-friendly policies and support for remote working create a flexible workplace so you can enjoy a healthy work-life balance.
Conditions and benefits
Learn more about our enterprise agreements, salary, flexibility and commitment to your health and wellbeing.
Employment opportunities for students include research project assistance and a range of paid on-campus positions advertised through the UniHub.
Curtin appoints many international applicants to academic positions. Our People and Culture team can assist with visa requirements and relocation.
Areas of research
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies
- Agriculture and environment
- Business, society and community
- Chemical science
- Clinical and biomedical science
- Digital transformation
- Future energy technologies
- Health data to knowledge
- Healthy communities
- ICT and emerging technology
- Novel building materials
- Resources, mining and minerals
- Structural engineering
- Sustainable development