University of Adelaide Research Fellowships Scheme in Australia, 2017

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Applications are invited for University of Adelaide Research Fellowships Scheme commencing from 1 January 2018 for a period of up to 12 months. Australian, as well as international students, are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s most prestigious universities and is renowned internationally for excellence in education and research.

Scholarships are available for study in any discipline. The university’s preferred accredited English language tests are IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English – Academic, and CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced).

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research for early-career and mid-career researchers of outstanding research caliber and potential.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: They will provide full salary plus on-costs, together with additional research support packages of up to $10k p.a.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

The Scheme is not open to staff holding a University of Adelaide continuing position. Current University of Adelaide Research Fellows is eligible to apply. External candidates must be nominated by a University of Adelaide host School to be eligible for consideration. Potential applicants must consult with potential hosting School in preparing their application.

Early Career Fellowships
Applicants must have qualified for a PhD no more than 5 years before the closing date for applications, relative to opportunity.
Mid-Career Fellowships
Applicants must have qualified for a PhD no more than 15 years before the closing date for applications, relative to opportunity.

Career interruptions will be taken into account in determining time since you qualified for the award of the Ph.D., according to the criteria typically used by the Australian Research Council and National Health and Medical Research Council. Applicants must be eligible for external competitive fellowships. The Scheme will be open to internal and external applicants, with the latter nominated by Schools. Part-time applicants will be eligible for consideration at 0.5 FTE and above.

Circumstances that may be considered under ‘relative to opportunity’ provisions include but are not limited to:

  • Employment outside the research sector, including time, spent working in industry;
  • Career disruption, such as pregnancy, illness, career responsibilities for immediate family;
  • Restrictions on available resources; and
  • Relocation of an applicant or other similar circumstances that impact upon research productivity.

Nationality: Australian, as well as international students, are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Early Career Fellowships: Applicants must have qualified for a PhD no more than 5 years before the closing date for applications, relative to opportunity.

Mid-Career Fellowships: Applicants must have qualified for a PhD no more than 15 years before the closing date for applications, relative to opportunity.

English Language Requirements: The university’s preferred accredited English language tests are: IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English – Academic, and CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced). Students without the required level of English will need to satisfactorily complete an intensive program of English language before being admitted to the University of Adelaide. The University can arrange an appropriate English language program, Academic English (PEP Pathway) in Adelaide at the university’s English Language Centre.

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How to Apply: Internal Candidates:

Submit your application by following the steps below:

  • Read the Quickguide detailing how to create & complete the Internal Fund Scheme (IFS) eForm
  • Draft your application text in a Word template for internal applicants (not for uploading)
  • Prepare your Curriculum vitae to address the CV requirements
  • Copy and paste prepared application text into the IFS eForm accessed via ResearchMaster (RME6)

External Candidates

Submit your application by following the steps below:

  • Contact the relevant School at the University of Adelaide to discuss a proposed application
  • Read the 2017 Guidelines in conjunction with step 3
  • Draft your application in a Word template for external applicants (not for uploading)
  • Prepare your Curriculum vitae to address the CV requirements
  • Forward the Word template of your application and all supporting documents to the University of Adelaide ‘supervisor’ who have agreed to submit the application on your behalf.

Application Deadline: Applications close 5.00 pm on September 4, 2017.

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