Fellowship opportunities in 2017

Adelaide (Suburb), Metropolitan Adelaide (AU)
09 Nov 2016
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Build your career with one of Australia’s leading Business Schools

Future Fellowship opportunities in 2017

The University of South Australia is one of the world’s most exciting young universities (currently 57th in the Times Higher University Rankings Top 150 under 50 years old) and our Business School ranks in the top 1% worldwide.

We have research leaders across accounting, finance, economics, property, marketing, management, HR, law and tourism and events, and our comprehensive research program is inspired by the contemporary challenges facing our region and the world.

As we continue to grow, we are seeking to attract exceptional mid-career researchers from around the world who will contribute to our research priorities, stimulate new thinking and inform policy and decision-making at the national and international level.

Opportunities to come to Australia are now offered through the Australian Government’s prestigious Future Fellowships program, which provides up to A$200,000 over four years, additional to salary, to support specific projects of note.

For candidates attracted to UniSA, the Business School offers a highly competitive package that includes salary top-up, supplementation for project costs, access to internal funding, career development, international study programs and cutting-edge infrastructure. We also will cover the cost of visas for successful applicants.

This is an exciting opportunity to enhance your research career in one of Australia’s most respected Business Schools while enjoying one of the world’s most liveable cities.

If you are interested in undertaking Future Fellowships with us in 2017 please contact Dr David Beecham (Business School Grant Developer) at David.Beecham@unisa.edu.au Tel +61 (0)8 8302 7335 or Skype UniSABusinessResearch  to discuss your options and opportunities.

About Future Fellowships

The Future Fellowships program is delivered by the Australian Research Council to support research in areas of critical national importance by giving outstanding researchers incentives to conduct their research in Australia. Further information can be found at www.arc.gov.au/future-fellowships.   

The program specifically targets mid-career researchers. Fellowships normally are offered to academics who were awarded their PhD between five and 15 years previously, or earlier if they can demonstrate periods of significant career interruption. Researchers from any nationality may apply, but must reside predominantly in Australia for the duration of their Fellowship.

Fellowships are highly competitive and an excellent track record in terms of citations and attracting external funding is essential. The Business School can provide guidance and support to applicants in order to develop and submit applications.

About UniSA Business School

Established in 1991, UniSA is one of Australia’s fastest growing universities in terms of size, impact and reputation, and jumped two bands in the most recent Times Higher Education rankings.

The Business School (www.unisabusinessschool.edu.au) is one of the university’s strengths and is one of just nine institutions in Australia and 163 globally to be accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

In the 2015 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings, all of our research was assessed as world-class. We have particular strengths in marketing and management and are one of only three business schools globally with an academic focus on SME business growth.

Our per capita research funding is more than twice the Australian average and over the past four years our research income has doubled and we have seen a 50% increase in the number of articles our researchers published in top-tier journals.

We work with more than 200 companies, governments and organisations, and many of these are long-standing relationships built on common goals and shared values. We are proud that we have helped many partners change the way they make decisions, develop policies and do business.

We have strong links, individually and collectively, with leading and like-minded research institutions in North America, Europe and the UK and are building equally exciting new relationships in Asia.

About Adelaide

Adelaide has been named the world’s fifth most liveable city for five years in a row by the Economist Intelligence Unit and both the New York Times and Lonely Planet have recently named it one of its top cities to visit.

Adelaide offers safety, stability, a high standard of living and an exciting lifestyle, based around a world-class program of arts, cultural and sporting events and a vibrant dining scene. A Mediterranean climate means the 1.3 million residents spend a lot of time outdoors.

The city is well planned, traffic flows easily, public transport is efficient, there is a wide range of accommodation options and the cost of living is generally the lowest on Australia’s mainland.

The metropolitan area is bounded by a line of sandy beaches to the west and the Adelaide Hills to the east, while some of Australia’s best wine regions are little more than an hour’s drive to the north and south.

UniSA’s Business School is based on its City West Campus on North Terrace in the heart of the CBD, just a short walk from the main shopping and cultural precincts.

You can read more about our city and State at southaustralia.com and more about working at UniSA at www.unisa.edu.au/About-UniSA/Working-at-UniSA/ 

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