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New Postdoctoral Fellowships are being offered to attract outstanding researchers within six years from the award of their PhD to conduct full-time research in any of the faculties and schools at the University of Sydney. The research we do makes a real difference, reaching beyond our campus to bring tangible benefits to the wider community: both locally and internationally.
Why join us?
Our researchers are provided with world-class support and large-scale investment. As well as excelling in your chosen field, we want you to develop skills in research leadership and management, commercialisation and communication and cross-disciplinary capabilities.
The University of Sydney Postdoctoral Fellowships were established in 1996 to support excellence in full-time research undertaken at the University. The Fellowships are extremely prestigious and highly competitive internationally in line with equivalent externally funded fellowships.
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Term and remuneration
These will be available from January 2013 for a maximum duration of three years, with a starting salary of A$83,998 and research support of A$25,000.
For more information about research funding at Sydney visit Research Support:
How to apply
Applicants are required to follow a three stage process:
1. Find a University of Sydney academic sponsor and contact them directly.
2. Submit a brief CV (5 pages max.), project title and summary and written confirmation from their proposed sponsor by 13 July 2012 to the host faculty/school contact. This will be assessed by the host faculty/school. Only the applicants endorsed by the host faculty/school can proceed to a full application.
3. Complete and submit a full application online at the University of Sydney careers website.
DO NOT COMMENCE AN ELECTRONIC APPLICATION UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN ENDORSED BY THE HEAD OF YOUR HOST FACULTY OR SCHOOL.
Visit sydney.edu.au/positions and search by the reference number 957/0612 for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 10 August 2012
The University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged.
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.