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RMIT University Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships in Australia, 2018-2019

RMIT University Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships in Australia, 2019-2020

­ RMIT University is delighted to offer Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships in various RMIT’s research priority areas. National and International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Fellowships are awarded in the multiple fields are architecture & Design, Economics / Business, Engineering, Humanities Arts, Research, Health, Environment.

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RMIT University receives an international reputation for excellence in professional and professional education, applied research and engagement with industry and community needs.

Why at RMIT University? RMIT gives you the opportunity to make your mark on the world through a unique study experience tailor-made for the individual. RMIT University is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Victoria.

Brief Description

University or Organization: RMIT University
Department: NA
Course Level: Postdoctoral research program
Award: Varies
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: National and International applicants
The program can be taken in Australia
Application Deadline: Registration closes on 18 August 2019, and Fellowship applications will close on 25 August 2019.

Eligibility

  • National and International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships.
  • The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the opportunity : Postdoctoral Fellowships:
    • Fellowships are open to people who have completed a PhD within the last five years. The fellowships are aligned with the RMIT strategic plan and our eight Enabling Capability Platforms.

    Research Fellowships:

    • The Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships are open to researchers with an excellent track record who can make a significant contribution to RMIT’s research priority areas.

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How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applications must be submitted electronically through Your Career at RMIT.
  • Supporting Documents: Applications must include a copy of your CV, Your response to each selection criteria (listed in the position description). Note that your response should be no more than 200 words per criteria, A 750-word statement of your career achievements relative to your research opportunity, including:

a) top five research outputs over your career (not just publications)
b) opportunity to undertake research (including reasons why opportunity might have been limited due to career breaks or non-research roles)
c) research impact relative to opportunity, including tangible benefits to end-users

  • Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Benefit

Research Fellowship: Senior Research Fellowship awardees receive:

  • a Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellowship for four years
  • a commencing salary at Academic level C
  • $20,000 per annum research support funding for four years
  • Assistance to move to Australia or within Australia, visa acquisition, and basic relocation support.

To be suitable for an Academic Level C, Senior Research Fellowship, it is expected that you will have an excellent track record and international recognition for undertaking high-quality research in one of RMIT’s research priority areas. You will have proven the ability to provide research leadership, develop networks and manage collaborative partnered research projects in a global environment.

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship awardees receive:

  • a Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship for four years
  • a commencing salary at Academic level B
  • $20,000 per annum research support funding for four years
  • Assistance to move to Australia or within Australia, visa acquisition, and basic relocation support.

Postdoctoral Fellowship:

Successful applicants receive:

    • A Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for three years
    • 100% of salary and on-costs for a period of three years
    • $10,000 per annum research support funding for three years
    • An opportunity to significantly build their research track record and reputation, supported by training, development, and mentorship.

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