Postdoctoral Fellow position offered at RMIT, Australia

Job no: 556612
Work type: Full time – Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Economics / Business, Research, Education, Management

*   Convenient CBD location
*   Full-time, Fixed-term position for 3 years
*   $90,112- $107,010 p.a + 17% super

Details at : http://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au/caw/en/job/556612/postdoctoral-fellow

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise.  Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The College of Business is comprised of 6 Schools undertaking applied research and engagement, and delivering a broad range of programs in Business from traineeship through to PhD levels.  Within a broader context of Global Business Innovation, five research strengths create focus for College of Business research activity:

*   Entrepreneurship and Innovation;
*   Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management;
*   Governance, Accountability and the Law;
*   Markets, Culture and Behaviour; and
*   People Organisation and Work.

The Role

The Postdoctoral Fellow position provides an opportunity for emerging researchers to further build their research career supported with research training and mentorship. The Postdoctoral Fellow is required to undertake research activities in line with the University’s research strategy. The position will carry out team based research projects, which will make a significant impact in the area of their specialisation and be influential in expanding the knowledge of their relevant discipline.

Your Responsibilities

The Postdoctoral Fellow’s role is primarily to plan, develop and engage in high quality research projects that are aligned with the University’s high performing research teams. The Postdoctoral Fellow will embed their research expertise into the life of the School through the development of high-quality, productivity-driven research networks across RMIT and with local and national, internal and external partners. Postdoctoral Fellows will be expected to engage in high quality research projects and to produce high quality outputs.

Skills & Experience Required

A proposed research project together with demonstrated experience in conducting research in relevant areas, such as:

*   Transition and transformation (particularly in regions)
*   Inequalities in work and employment
*   Unions and collective action
*   Gendered relations in industries/localities
*   Governance and public policy (particularly in regions)
*   Political economy of regions

Your proposal should specify the research problem, research method and output milestones for a three-year period.

You should also be able to demonstrate an emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing high performing RMIT research teams, evidenced by publications and development of new research initiatives.  Additionally, an ability to build effective networks with colleagues together with excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration will be essential to your success in this position.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Peter Fairbrother on +61 3 9925 1505.  Applications close on Sunday March 5th 2017. Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

See also attached file for position description and key selection criteria

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

Application close: 05 Mar 2017 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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