McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2012, The University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is calling for PostDoc applications for those
finished their PhD:
during Oct 7, 2010 to to 7 October 2011.
This is open for only external candidates- pls see the Call below. Please share
it with your recently graduated PhD students. Those interested and having
outstanding track record in their PhD research, please consider submitting your
Of course, those interested in Parallel and Distributed Computing areas
including Cloud Computing, can contact me (email@example.com) with your CV
directly and I will be able to guide further.
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Subject: McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2012 open to external
applicants - closing date 7 October 2011
The McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme has been established to
attract outstanding recent doctoral graduates to the University in areas of
research priority for the university and its faculties, and in particular to
recruit new researchers who have the potential to build and lead
cross-disciplinary collaborative research activities inside and across faculties.
The University offers a leading and lively research environment that is
internationally engaged, public-spirited, and with many outstanding
areas of research strength.
The objectives of the scheme are to:
* assist the university to build an ambitious program of research
* attract outstanding postdoctoral researchers to be part of
that and to begin to build the next generation of research activity.
Applicants must have graduated or have completed all the required steps
to be eligible to graduate with a PhD by the closing date of 7 October 2011,
from a university other than the University of Melbourne. The PhD must have
been awarded in the preceding 12 months, i.e. on or after 7 October 2010. The
McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for applicants who do not
hold a fixed term or continuing appointment at the University of Melbourne.
* Applicants may be drawn from any field in which the University of
Melbourne has research strength, and must have an ability to contribute
to research collaborations and programs across faculties or disciplines.
Applicants will be required to provide a declaration of support from the
department/school in which they would be located if successful but the
criteria for selection will be university-based.
* International applications are welcomed. The applicant must have
the right to work in Australia. Permanent residency or citizenship is not a
* Fellowships can be awarded for fractional appointments.
Assessment will take account of achievement relative to opportunity.
Outcomes are expected to be communicated first week of December 2011.
The Fellowships will be funded by Melbourne Research to the value of a
Level A academic salary including on costs. Fellows will be employed at Level
A.6 in the University Salary Band.
Fellows will receive an additional $15,000 to be spent on travel and/or
equipment over the term of their Fellowship. Awards will be for a
maximum of three years commencing (1 January 2012) but start date may be deferred
up to (30 June 2012).
Funding Guidelines along with the application form and FAQ are available
at the following link:
For further information in the first instance please email:
or you may phone the Office of the Executive Director, Research - Dr
David Cookson: +61 (0)3 9035 4413.
Candidates should submit their application directly to
edu.au> but should also cc to
firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> on final application.
Should MSE staff seek assistance in reviewing
applications from candidates, please forward to Gwenda Pittaway no later than 26
Any other queries may be directed to Gwenda Pittaway,
firstname.lastname@example.org, x44421 (MSE)
MERIT Research Services
Depts Electrical and Electronic Engineering, CSSE and Mechanical
Melbourne School of Engineering
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Parkville campus, Victoria 3010
Tel: +61 3 83444421