Wednesday, 24 August 2016

McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowships Program at University of Melbourne in Australia

The University of Melbourne is offering McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowships Program for international applicants to study in Australia.

The objectives of the 2017 program are to attract talented recent doctoral graduates in areas of research priority for the University. They should promote research that aligns with the Research at Melbourne initiative.


The University will fund the Fellowships for a three-year appointment commencing at Level A.6 in the University salary band plus superannuation.

Fellows will receive an additional $25,000 to be spent on project costs over the term of their Fellowship. Awards will be for a maximum of three years commencing 1 January 2017, but the start date may be deferred up to 30 June 2017.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

- Applicants must have evidence of the award of a Ph.D. from a university other than the University of Melbourne by the closing date. The date of award is considered to be the date of the official notification letter. The Ph.D. must have been awarded no earlier than 1 January 2014.
- The McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for applicants who do not hold a fixed term or continuing appointment of greater than one-year duration at the University of Melbourne.

- Applicants may be drawn from any field in which the University 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
- Assessment will take account of achievement relative to opportunity.
- Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: Applications must be a single pdf file using the filename format

‘McKenzie_2017_SURNAME OF APPLICANT’. Applications must be submitted via email to mckenzie-application-at-unimelb.edu.au Subject: McKenzie 2017 – Application – SURNAME OF APPLICANT.

See Application Form Link


Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 26 September 2016.

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