Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowships

RMIT University

Deadline September 02, 2012
Date Posted August 6, 2012
Type Fellowship
Employment Type Full-time

Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowships

• $80,063 - $95,077 p.a. + 17% super
• Melbourne location
• Multiple positions
• Full-time, 3 year fixed term contracts

RMIT Research & Research Training is global, partnered and making an impact.

RMIT University is a global university of technology and design with its heart in the city of Melbourne, Australia. RMIT University has an international reputation for excellence in industry engagement with established educational and research partnerships through the Asia-Pacific region.

Research staff at RMIT University are based in Schools and our Research Institutes and Centres provide focus and support for outcome-related multi-disciplinary research that is undertaken in collaboration with leading organisations and industry partners. These partners ensure our research outcomes make an impact.

RMIT Research is focussed on the big questions linked to: Designing the future, Smart technology solutions; Sustainability and climate change; Improving health and lifestyle; and The future of cities.

In 2012 RMIT is offering Research Fellowships in the following strategic research areas:

• Advanced Manufacturing, including Materials and Textiles
• Civil and Structural Engineering
• Economics including Consumer Behaviour
• Health Sciences, particularly Exercise Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences
• Media and Communications, including Marketing
• Smart Technologies and Information Systems
• Urban Research

The Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowships is a competitive scheme seeking researchers with an emerging track record and who are nationally recognised for leading and undertaking high quality research in an area aligned to our strategic research concentrations. To be suitable for these Research Fellowships, you will have a Ph.D. and outstanding research experience. You will have proven ability to attract competitive funding, regularly disseminate outcomes, and manage collaborative industry partnered research projects in a global environment.

Each Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowship comes with AUS$15,000 over 3 years to support the achievement of individual research goals. RMIT University will also assist with your move to (or within) Australia, providing visa and relocation support.

To apply for a Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowship position, please visit the RMIT careers page at Applications close September 2, 2012 at 11:55pm Australian Eastern Standard time.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at