Closing Date: 20 April 2009
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POPULATION STUDIES CENTRE
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
POST DOCTORAL FELLOW
(Fixed-term for three years)
The University of Waikato is seeking applicants for a position in the Population Studies Centre (PSC) which is based in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:
The PSC is the only social science research centre in a New Zealand university that focuses specifically on demography, population economics and population geography. Its staff are well known nationally and internationally for their research excellence, and to further enhance leadership in these fields the University of Waikato is making a strategic investment in the PSC through new appointments as it moves towards establishing a National Institute for Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA).
The Post Doctoral Fellow is a three-year fixed-term appointment, and applicants can be from any of demography, population economics or population geography. The PSC has a strong track record and on-going research interests in population movement and labour market dynamics, as well as core demography. The successful applicant will have been awarded their PhD at the time of taking up the appointment, and will have successfully published papers from their doctoral research.
Salary will be in the following range and is dependent on qualifications and experience:
Post Doctoral Fellow: NZ$70,071 – NZ$80,147 per year
The position is available from July 2009, and the University hopes to have appointed the successful candidate by December 2009.
Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Professor Richard Bedford, email: [email protected] Further information about the PSC is available at http://www.waikato.ac.nz/wfass/populationstudiescentre.
Applications close on Monday, 20 April 2009.
Applications should be made on the University of Waikato Application Form available from our website http://jobs.waikato.ac.nz or contact HRM – email: [email protected], telephone + 64 7 838 4003, facsimile + 64 7 856 0135. The University is committed to providing equal opportunities for all.