UCL Australia Role Description Principal Research Associate – Level D A Principal Research Associate is required to manage internationally competitive research projects at UCL Australia. A Principal Research Associate will have an extensive publication record with international recognition. Main duties and responsibilities In addition to the requirements of a Research Associate and Senior Research Associate the requirements of a Principal Research Associate are: a) To make an outstanding contribution to a body of knowledge and an international research profile with sustained research or appropriate professional outcomes. b) Successful collaboration with other research teams / Institutions and significant and sustained success in obtaining research grants. c) To supervise research students. d) To exercise research leadership and / or manage a research team(s) e) Application of knowledge transfer/exchange on practice, quality of life, society or culture through ongoing engagement with communities f) When appropriate given the candidate's current appointment, evidence of excellence in teaching and/or evidence of a significant contribution to the management or administration of UCL Australia or the Faculty. Key Requirements A Principal Research Associate must have a PhD in a relevant discipline. Membership of a relevant professional organisation. Research experience will have resulted in publications recognised internationally as outstanding in terms of originality, significance and rigour, published in high impact factor peer-reviewed scientific journals, conference papers, reports, or professional contributions. Note: Promotions to Principal Research Associate take place annually through the Senior Promotions Procedure.