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If you're a bright, energetic, out-of-the-box thinker seeking a distinctive environment in which to flourish then the University of Canberra wants to hear from you.

Become part of something distinctive.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Apply now Job no: 494371
Work type: Academic
Location: Bruce
Categories: Research Only

The University of Canberra works with government, business and industry locally and internationally, challenging the status quo through the pursuit of better ways to teach, learn and research, serving our communities and the nation. This is your opportunity to contribute to this remarkable success.  

The University of Canberra is an ambitious university. Our continued success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world's fastest rising university in international rankings.

The Centre for Creative and Cultural Research (CCCR) in the Faculty of Arts and Design is seeking to appoint a dynamic Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work with our outstanding team. We particularly encourage scholars with a research track record in arts and health to apply for this position, but welcome applications from outstanding researchers who can contribute strongly to one or more of the CCCR’s 4 research pillars: Arts and Health, International Poetry Studies, Future Heritage and Story, People and Place. We are seeking your innovative proposals for postdoctoral research projects that build on our strengths in these areas, expand our collaborations in Australia and internationally, and contribute to developing the Centre’s rich research environment.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and a demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality research to generate research outputs in high-impact publications, and an ability to attract external research funding, thereby contributing to the growth of research within the Centre.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description, and a one-page outlining your research project/focus for the post-doctoral position.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer, offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on-site gym, on-site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Professor Tracy Ireland, Director for Centre of Creative and Cultural Research on 6201 2957 or via email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Monday 9 March 2020

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