ARC Future Fellowship scheme sponsorship

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Macquarie University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
North Ryde
City: 
Sydney
State/Province: 
Australia - New South Wales (NSW)
Zip/Postal: 
NSW 2109
Country: 
Australia
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Macquarie University is seeking expressions of interest for possible Future Fellowship applications from outstanding mid-career astronomers (5 to 15 years post-PhD) working in any area of astrophysics.

The Australian Research Council's Future Fellowships scheme supports research in areas of critical national importance by giving outstanding researchers incentives to conduct their research in Australia. 

Macquarie University's Department of Physics and Astronomy has undergone rapid expansion in recent years, especially since the creation of the University's Research Centre in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Astrophotonics, one of the largest and most active astronomy research groups in Australia. Since July 1, 2018, the University has also acquired the instrumentation arm of the former Australian Astronomical Observatory, now known as Macquarie-Australian Astronomical Optics.

Applicants should submit a CV and a cover letter outlining their suitability. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to apply to the Future Fellowship scheme sponsored by Macquarie University. Suitably qualified applicants who are successful in obtaining a Future Fellowship may be offered continuing appointments in accordance with University's employment criteria and regulations.

Selection Criteria:

- A relevant doctoral degree in physics or astronomy and at least 5 years of post-doctoral experience;

- A demonstrated record of an ongoing original research program;

- Capacity and/or demonstrated ability to perform quality teaching and supervision;

- Capacity and/or demonstrated ability to attract research funding;

- Commitment to diversity and equity.

- Synergies with the research interests of members of the Department is desirable.

Macquarie University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$110000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$180000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

4 weeks annual leave + public holidays, 17% employer's superannuation (pension contribution)
and annual leave loading. For additional benefits see
https://www.mq.edu.au/about/about-the-university/job-opportunities/staff...

Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 20, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Anne-Laurence Bibost
Institution/Company: 
Macquarie University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
North Ryde
City: 
Sydney
State/Province: 
Australia - New South Wales (NSW)
Zip/Postal Code: 
NSW 2109
Country: 
Australia
Phone: 
0298504241
Email: 
a.bibost@mq.edu.au
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Orsola De Marco
Subject: 
Future Fellowship Sponsorship application
Email: 
orsola.demarco@mq.edu.au