Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship




Location: Sydney, Australia

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Four-year appointment

Remuneration: A$106,071(plus 17% employer superannuation)

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is seeking applications from outstanding early career researchers for our most prestigious fellowship scheme.

Benefits of the UTS Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme include:

  • a four-year combination research and teaching appointment
  • research project funding of up to A$50,000

UTS Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are highly competitive. To be shortlisted, applicants must have an exceptional track record relative to opportunity as well as the commitment and potential to enhance the research capacity and culture of UTS.

Appropriate relocation costs if required (in alignment with the guidelines), will be provided to selected applicant. 

About the University of Technology Sydney

At UTS, our focus is on excellence and impact.We aim to develop pioneering research solutions with real benefits for industry, government, the environment and communities. We integrate our approach to research and learning, to engage students with leading research and inquiry-based approaches.

Located in the heart of Sydney’s digital and creative precinct, UTS actively fosters innovation and collaboration — within the university and beyond. Our billion-dollarrevitalisation program has transformed our campus into an interconnected urban environment. Our cutting-edge facilities support excellence in teaching and research, and embody our sustainability goals.

UTS is the highest performing university in Australia under 50 years old, according to Times Higher Education Young University Rankings (2015-2019) and the QS Top 50 Under 50 (2016-2020). We’ve also been ranked in the top 200 of both the QS World University Rankings and the World University Rankings in 2020. UTS is Australia’s top rated university for research impact in the 2018 Excellence and Impact Assessment, and 100 per cent of UTS research is benchmarked at world standard or above at broad research field level by the Australian Government’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation.

We aim to be a driver of social change – both through our research and by fostering a diverse and inclusive educational and working environment. We encourageapplications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQA+ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Expressions of interest (EOIs) open Wednesday 10th June and close 11:59pm AEST on Wednesday 8th July 2020.   

Applicants must have unrestricted work rights to cover the full duration of this 4 year fixed term contract.

For more information, or to submit an EOI visit our Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme website.

Please follow the instructions on How to Apply from this link. Only candidates who apply following these instructions will be considered. Please do not use our online application system.