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Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF) SchemeDepartment of Sociology

Posted: 4/28/2020 (Employment)

Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) will offer up to 10 full-time Research Fellowship positions commencing in 2021 (including five fellowships in HASS). Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be fixed-term for three years.

Applicants are eligible only if their PhD has been awarded on or after 1 March 2017 (or if they have successfully made a case at Expression of Interest stage for an exemption to this rule); or their thesis will be submitted on or before 26 August 2020.

If you have an interest in applying for a Fellowship in the 2021 round through the Department of Sociology, please send the following two files:

1.      An application document containing:

a.      Provisional project title and a brief (400-word) project description.

b.      Name of potential Sponsor.

c.       PhD award date (or thesis submission date if the PhD is not yet awarded).

2.      A CV, including a list of publications. Publications should be listed under the headings: books, book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles and other. Your CV should also briefly detail any career interruptions since the award of your PhD.

Please send applications to Dr Nicholas Harrigan nicholas.harrigan@mq.edu.au by *5pm on Wednesday, 22 April 2020*. To help expedite the process, please name the two files <surname_mqrf_app.docx> and <surname_mqrf_cv>, starting the file name with your surname.

If the Department is able to sponsor your application, you will be notified on* 29 April 2020*. Sponsored applicants will then be invited to work with their sponsors to develop their formal Expressions of Interest which must be submitted to the University by *5 pm* *14 May 2018*.

It is important that there is a good fit between the research interests of applicants and sponsors. For this reason, potential applicants are strongly advised to review the research profiles of potential sponsors from within the Department of Sociology. These can be viewed via this link:

https://researchers.mq.edu.au/en/organisations/department-of-sociology/persons/

You can also read more about the major research strengths and themes of our department here:

https://www.mq.edu.au/faculty-of-arts/departments-and-schools/department-of-sociology/our-research/our-research-themes

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