Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Faculty of Business

Wollongong, Australia
18 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Available across all disciplines

Join our modern, research intensive university – ranked among the top 2 percent of universities in the world –  in a location that combines the best of city living and a relaxed coastal lifestyle with a UOW Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

We are seeking to connect outstanding early career researchers less than 5 years post PhD with our established, world-class, academics in areas of research of strategic importance at UOW. You will have an excellent track record and national and international recognition; and propose a research project that is strategically aligned with your host Faculty and Unit.

As a Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow you will be welcomed to our dynamic research environment, and supported to establish a program of research to launch your career. Through professional development and mentorship we will help you achieve your goals.

  • Relocation assistance;
  • Project costs of up to $10,000 pa.

To apply:

Applicants must check they are eligible under section 3, and follow the application process set out in section 4 of the VC Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Guidelines and Instructions 2019.

Prospective applicants must discuss their application with their proposed mentor, and then the Head of the proposed host Unit at UOW, prior to submitting their application. A UOW Mentor cannot support more than one Fellowship Candidate.

You will be prompted to respond to questions as part of the online application process as well as attach the required supporting documentation. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

The following compliant documents must be uploaded on the "Your Attachments" page:

  1. Project proposal – 4 pages plus references
  2. Curriculum Vitae - 4 pages, plus the publications list
  3. Referee report from a referee external to UOW on the proforma provided
  4. Referee report from your UOW Mentor on the proforma provided

UOW is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion and is an ‘Employer of Choice for Gender Equality’ as well as an inaugural member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot. We value and acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and female candidates to apply.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 22/08/2018, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level B, Step 1: $98,019 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 181147
HR Contact: Libby McMahon
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