The Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF) Scheme is open for Expressions of Interest

11 Apr The Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF) Scheme is open for Expressions of Interest

Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) will offer up to 10 full-time Research Fellowship positions commencing in 2021 (including 5 Fellowships in HASS). Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis.

Applicants must have been awarded their PhD on or after 1 March 2017, or submit their thesis on or before 26 August 2020 (or make a convincing case for early career researcher status).

If you have an interest in applying for a Fellowship in the 2021 round through the Department of Geography and Planning, please email as an attachment:

  1. Provisional project title and a brief (400-word) project description
  2. Name of potential Sponsor
  3. PhD award date (or thesis submission date if the PhD is not yet awarded).
  4. 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.

To Dr Emily O’Gorman ( by 5pm Wednesday, 22 April 2020.

If the Department is able to sponsor your application, you will be notified by 29 April 2020. Sponsored applicants will then be invited to work with their sponsors to develop their formal Expressions of Interest to the Faculty a draft of which must be submitted to the University by 6 May 2020 for compliance checking, with final Expressions of Interest documents due on 14 May 2020.

Please note that this scheme is extremely competitive. In the past, successful candidates have had a strong publication track record and have demonstrated ability to win funding.

It is also 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. These can be viewed via the Department staff list available here.

Further information is available at the following link:

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