The Indigenous Research Fellowships are open to researchers with a demonstrated track record and early research career who can make a significant contribution to RMIT's research priority areas.
Applications are now open and close on
Sunday 28 October 2018
Successful applicants receive:
- a Vice-Chancellor’s Indigenous Research Fellowship for three to four years
- Academic Salary between $94,671 and $153,844 (dependent on experience)
- annual project funds to support your research
- relocation support.
What you will do
Our Research Fellows plan, develop and engage in high-quality, high impact research projects, which address local, national, regional and global challenges within specific research focus areas aligned to RMIT’s Enabling Capability Platforms (ECPs).
Our Fellows will be expected to attract external research funding including competitive grants from both national and international sources, and produce high quality outputs.
You will have proven ability to provide research leadership, develop networks and manage collaborative partnered research projects in a global environment.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted electronically through Your Career at RMIT.
Applicants must demonstrate their alignment to current priority research areas within one of RMIT’s Enabling Capability Platforms (ECPs).
Important: Applicants must choose one primary ECP and priority area. However at its discretion, the selection panel may re-align an applicant to another ECP where they believe the applicant may be better suited to that platform’s priorities.
Applications must include:
- A copy of your CV.
- Your response to each selection criteria (listed in the position description). Note that your response should be no more than 200 words per criteria.
- A 750-word statement of your research opportunity and performance, including:
- top five research outputs over your career (not just publications)
- opportunity to undertake research (including reasons why opportunity might have been limited due to career breaks or non-research roles)
- research impact, including tangible benefits to end users.
- A 1500-word research plan outlining the research you will undertake at RMIT. The plan must include:
- Title (max. 20 words)
- Objective (max. 100 words)
- Fit to priority area (max. 200 words)
- Need (max. 300 words)
- Methodology (Highlight innovation) (max. 400 words)
- Outcome (max. 200 words)
- Scientific and industrial or societal impact (max. 200 words)
- Collaboration (Within academia and external) (max. 100 words).