Senior Research Fellows (3 positions)
(Ref 198/13)

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your research career?

Would you like to join a team of vibrant, internationally acclaimed research leaders in our quest to address the multidimensional social and cultural challenges we face in the world today and in the future?

As a leading research institute, the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney investigates transformations in culture and society in the context of contemporary global change. We champion inter-disciplinary, engaged and collaborative research in the Humanities and Social Sciences for a digital age. Details about our research program can be found on our website, www.uws.edu.au/ics

We seek to appoint three Senior Research Fellowships in Cultural and Social Research. Applications are sought from forward thinking researchers with great interpersonal skills, clear leadership potential and outstanding track records of research, scholarship and service in at least one of the following areas:

  • Cultural and Social Statistical Analysis
  • Cultural and Social Environmental Research
  • Digital Cultural and Social Research

You are entrepreneurial, collaborative and passionate about your research with a desire to excel and lead. Ideally, you will have broad interdisciplinary expertise in cultural and social research, and be prepared to contribute to the strategic development of the Institute’s overall research program. Your interest in the role of knowledge practices in contemporary social and cultural change and your experience in Asia-related research activity would be a distinct advantage.

The positions are full time, ongoing appointments and will be based at our Parramatta campus.

To apply for this position you must have completed a PhD qualification in a relevant discipline; and are required to submit a research and scholarly activity plan.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level C $123,713 to $141,913 p.a. (comprising Salary $104,645 to $120,200 p.a., 17% Superannuation, and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Professor Ien Ang, email i.ang@uws.edu.au

Closing Date: 21 April 2013

To view the position description or to apply, please see the University of Western Sydney current vacancies listing.