RMIT Research & Research Training is global, partnered and making an impact
RMIT University is a global university of technology and design. RMIT University has an international reputation for excellence in industry engagement with established educational and research partnerships through the Asia-Pacific region.
RMIT University is seeking applications aligned to the following areas of strategic research concentration:
Health: clinical and pharmaceutical sciences; lifestyle diseases and aging; translational medicine; promoting health and well-being; and public health and the environment
The RMIT University Vice‑Chancellor's Research Fellowship program is a competitive scheme and applicants are required to have a PhD and outstanding research experience in one of RMIT's research priority areas as listed above. Successful applicants will be offered either a four year Academic Level C, Senior Research Fellow or a three year Academic Level B, Research Fellow position, dependent on the level of experience and track record. At the end of the Fellowship it is expected that the Fellowship awardee will be offered a continuing position, conditional of performance criteria being met, as a teaching and research academic or a research only academic depending on School needs.
To be suitable for an Academic B it is expected that you will have an emerging track record and a national reputation for undertaking high quality research in one of RMIT's research priority areas. You will have proven capacity to plan and conduct high quality research, attract competitive funding, regularly disseminate outcomes, and have established national research networks.
To be suitable for an Academic Level C it is expected that you will have an excellent track record and international recognition for undertaking high quality research in one of RMIT's research priority areas. You will have proven ability to provide research leadership, develop networks and manage collaborative partnered research projects in a global environment.
RMIT University will provide each Fellowship awardee with research support funds and assistance to move within Australia or to Australia, providing visa and basic relocation support. In some cases it may be possible to be located at RMIT's bases in Europe or Vietnam.
Research staff at RMIT University are based in Schools and our Research Institutes and Centres provide focus and support for outcome-related multi‑disciplinary research that is undertaken in collaboration with leading external organisations including industry partners. These partners ensure our research outcomes make an impact.
To apply and to view a position description please see below. Applicants need to provide their Curriculum Vitae, a response to the Key Selection Criteria in the position description and complete the online Application Form which can be accessed by visiting http://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 549918.
For further information about research at RMIT University please visit www.rmit.edu.au/research. For further information about RMIT's Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowship Schemes please visit www.rmit.edu.au/research/research-fellowship-schemes or email ResearchOffice@rmit.edu.au include the subject line 'VC's Research Fellowships'.