Ramsay Fellows - Faculty of Sciences

Job no: 505392
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Sciences, Level B

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(Level B) $89,610 to $100,933 per annum commensurate with experience, plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate‚Äôs employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Two fixed-term positions available for 4 years

Following a generous donation, the Faculty of Sciences is now calling for applications for two Ramsay Fellowships from outstanding early-career researchers and is intended for candidates who have demonstrated significant potential research in their early post-doctoral years.

Under the terms of the fellowship, applicants who have had post-doctoral experience in organisations other than The University of Adelaide and are currently working overseas will be strongly preferred.

As further outlined in the Ramsay Fellowship Guidelines document (please click on the Position Description/Selection Criteria link below), a Ramsay Fellowship may be taken up within one of the four Schools in the Faculty of Sciences at The University of Adelaide. The application must be accompanied by a letter of support from the relevant Head of Department including identification of the senior academic staff member who will act as the direct supervisor and/or mentor for the applicant. For further information regarding research within the Schools of the Faculty of Sciences please visit our website: www.sciences.adelaide.edu.au/research

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD or equivalent higher degree awarded within the last eight (8) years, or equivalent research experience in the relevant area.
  • An outstanding research record (see Fellowship Guidelines document for more detail).
  • Ability to maintain an active and innovative research program.
  • Ability to supervise and motivate research students.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Australia citizenship at the time of application.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/hr/organisational-development/university-values

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 30 May 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Kelly Banwell
Research Support Officer, Faculty of Sciences
P: +61 (8) 831 30972
E: kelly.banwell@adelaide.edu.au

For a confidential discussion regarding the recruitment process for this position, contact:

Michelle Carter
HR Coordinator, Faculty of Sciences
P: +61 (8) 831 39271
E: scienceshr@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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