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MLS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at University of Melbourne in Australia, 2017

The University of Melbourne is delighted to announce its MLS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program to study in Australia. International students are eligible to apply for this application programme.

The MLS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is designed to support talented, recent doctoral graduates in law to establish and consolidate their research careers and contribute to the intellectually vibrant and research-intensive culture of Melbourne Law School.

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning, and teaching and engagement. It is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 33 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016).

Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded across all sub-disciplines of law for a Melbourne Law School Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Award: Fellowships will be awarded starting at Level A.6 in the University Salary Band (currently $87,415 plus a minimum 9.5% superannuation) with an additional $15,000 for project costs over the term of the 2 year fellowship.

Number of Awards: Not Known

The award can be taken in Australia

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

For the current round (commencing in 2018), applicants must have graduated or met all the requirements to graduate with a PhD in Law from any University, including The University of Melbourne, during the period 1 January 2015 to 16 July 2017. The PhD completion date is considered to be the date of the official notification letter, i.e. your PhD must be verified as complete by the awarding institution. If you have not yet submitted your PhD, or it is still under examination, you are not eligible to apply in this round.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this application programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have graduated or met all the requirements to graduate with a PhD in Law from any university, including The University of Melbourne, during the period 1 January 2015 to 16 July 2017.

English Language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English the candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline:  application deadline is July 16, 2017.

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