Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Education
University of New South Wales Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture - School of Education

  • 12 month Fixed term (with possible extension up to 3 years) 
  • Full Time - 35 hrs/per week 
  • Level B $110,459 to $130,215 + 17% Super and Leave Loading 
  • Based at Kensington Campus- Sydney, Australia 

The Opportunity

The successful candidate would be required to support the development of a research agenda for the project. The Fellow will work with the research team in developing a robust plan and supporting the timely development of research papers and reports. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed doctoral studies in an area commensurate with one or more key foci of this project, have demonstrated proficiency in multivariate quantitative research methods and analysis, have experience in supporting the management of a large research program, and have demonstrated an ability to take the lead in writing research papers and reports. Further, the Fellow would be required to attend at least one of the research sites when the project was being undertaken.


Specific accountabilities for this role include:

  • Conduct high-quality research relevant to teachers and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and education, both independently and as part of project teams.
  • Prepare and publish scholarly research outcomes in relevant high-quality peer-refereed journals, reports, and/or books, with activities including but not limited to: literature reviews, data collection and analysis, and theoretical positionings.
  • Undertake project management duties and maintain records consistent with ethical, legal, and professional requirements to progress research activities and organisational reporting obligations.
  • Present research outcomes at seminars, conferences, and industry meetings, and engage with external stakeholders, to contribute to public understanding and debate through media, industry and/or policy engagement.
  • An emerging track record of successful grants and a willingness to assist in writing submissions to grant bodies related to the research being carried out as a part of this position.
  • Actively seek and undertake associate supervision of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students as appropriate and approved by the supervisor
  • Participate in regular meetings and undertake other research and administration activities as required.
  • Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

Please ensure you address all the Skills & Experiences required, as listed in the Position Description, on a separate document. 

Download File PD_Postdoctoral Research Fellow_Level B Final_.pdf


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Applications close:  Thursday 12th August 2021 10.00pm (AEST) 

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the skills & experience to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Advertised: 15 Jul 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 12 Aug 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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