University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is accepting applications for Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (CPDRF) Scheme. These fellowships are open to Australian students for pursuing the postdoctoral programme.
The Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (CPDRF) Scheme aims to support the UTS research strategy by attracting and retaining excellent researchers who will strengthen the national and international profile of UTS research.
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If applicant’s previous education was not conducted in English; they are required to demonstrate proficiency in English by completing a recognised English language test and have achieved the required minimum scores.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing the postdoctoral programme.
Study Subject: The UTS Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (CPDRF) Scheme aims to support the research strategy by attracting and retaining outstanding early career researchers across the following UTS Research Focus Areas:
List of Subjects: Health, Data Science, Sustainability, Social Futures and Future Work and Industry
The UTS Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme offers:
• A four-year combination research and teaching appointment
• Research project funding of up to A$50,000
In addition, the Scheme provides further opportunities to:
• Access international researcher development funds, and
• Convert to a continuing academic position following the fellowship period
Scholarship can be taken in the Australia
Eligibility: Fellowship candidates must have a highly competitive track record, commensurate with expectations for nationally competitive early career fellowships. A candidate must gain support for their application from the prospective supervisor and from the Faculty in which they are proposing to work.
PhD Qualification: Candidates must meet one of the following eligibility conditions:
a) Have been awarded a research doctoral degree (equivalent to an Australian PhD degree) on or after the Census Date (see cover page), based on the date on which the PhD testamur was issued. b) A research doctoral degree candidate whose thesis is under examination or who is awaiting conferral as of the closing date for Full Applications may also apply. The candidate must agree that UTS will request a statement from the issuing university as evidence of their status. If the candidate is successfully appointed, the Fellowship cannot commence until formal advice is received by UTS that the PhD has been awarded. If these conditions have not been satisfied, the offer of funding for the Fellowship may be withdrawn.
Nationality: Applicants from Australia can apply for these fellowships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Candidates must have been awarded a research doctoral degree (equivalent to an Australian PhD degree) on or after the Census Date.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: If applicant’s previous education was not conducted in English; they are required to demonstrate proficiency in English by completing a recognised English language test and have achieved the required minimum scores. English language proficiency test scores are recognised by UTS provided they were obtained less than two years prior to application at UTS.
How to Apply: The three-stage application process involves Expression of Interest (EOI), invited Full Application and Interview.
Prior to lodging an EOI, Fellowship applicants are strongly advised to contact the relevant UTS Faculty/School and inquire about current research priorities. In addition, it is recommended that they gain support from the UTS Faculty/School in which they are proposing to work. Only applicants who have the agreement of one UTS Supervisor are eligible to apply and must consult closely with him/her in developing an Expression of Interest. Only one application per individual will be accepted. It is not possible to nominate more than one supervisor or an alternate supervisor.
A valid EOI application requires an online registration, followed by the electronic submission of the complete EOI application document using the template provided. All applicants must have successfully registered before being able to submit their EOI application documents.
Application Deadline: Registrations for expressions of interest open Friday 28 April and close 12 noon AEST, Friday 19 May 2017.