2016 Institute for Social Science Research Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Australia

2016 Institute for Social Science Research Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Australia

The University of Queensland is offering postdoctoral research fellowship at the Institute for Social Science Research. Australian and international applicants can apply for these fellowships.

The Life Course Centre seeks to appoint suitably qualified academic research staff to undertake research; training and administrative duties associated with the Centre’s research programs.

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. They strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded by the Institute for Social Science Research.

Scholarship Award: This is full-time; fixed-term three-year appointment at Academic Level A or B (this position may be filled at either Level A or B depending on the qualifications and experience of the applicant as per the Position Description). The remuneration package will be in the range $62,653.88 – $84,985.56 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $73,305 – $99,433 per annum) for Level A and $89,458.97 – $106,232.23 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package $104,667.00 – $124,291.71 p.a.) for Level B.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Applicants should possess PhD (or close to completion) in relevant field (e.g. sociology, demography, social statistics, economics or a related area with a strong statistical component). You will have research experience across one or more of the following areas: longitudinal data, families, disadvantage, inequality, or education with statistical or econometric methods for longitudinal survey and administrative data. Ideal applicants will have skills or demonstrated potential to undertake research on social or economic mobility and inequality using statistical analysis of longitudinal and cross-sectional survey data.

Nationality: Australian and international applicants can apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants should possess PhD (or close to completion) in relevant field (e.g. sociology, demography, social statistics, economics or a related area with a strong statistical component).

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: International applicants must meet the University of Queensland’s English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. The following attachments may be required to accompany your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume (this is a mandatory requirement)
  • Selection Criteria
  • Other documentation if requested.

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 21 August 2016.

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