Postdoctoral Fellow in Organisational Behavior

Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
02 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

Located in Sydney Australia, the UNSW Business School is ranked 24th in the world in Business & Management Studies according to the latest QS rankings. The School of Management (within the UNSW Business School) is a research-oriented department. Our 30+ academics publish in good or great outlets (e.g., Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, etc).

About the role

  •  AU$87K - AU$93K plus (9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading)

  • 18 month fixed-term contract

  • Full-time

This Postdoctoral Fellow will role will involve (a) working with large archival databases (e.g. extracting and cleaning data), (b) using methods like multilevel structural equation modeling to analyse the data, and (c) helping to prepare publications, presentations, and reports.

The position is funded by an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant entitled, “(When) should organisations employ over/underqualified individuals?” The primary investigator is Dr. Will Felps ( The co-investigator is Professor Thomas Lee ( Dr. Colin Lee is also a contributor to the project (

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold a PhD in Organisational Behavior, Management, or a related field (e.g. Industrial Sociology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, or the Economics of Human Capital) Have a dissertation or research experience related to expertise, job tenure, job mobility, individual human capital, (over-) qualification, career trajectories, or employee turnover. Have a demonstrated track record of research success that includes at least one published/forthcoming A or A* paper according to the Australian Business Deans Council Journal List

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Dr Will Felps


T: (61 2) 9385 8807

Applications close: 30 November 2016