Macquarie University Research Fellowships (MQRF) Scheme
The purpose of the Macquarie University Research Fellowships (MQRF) Scheme is to support researchers within three years of the award of their PhD who have an outstanding track record (relative to opportunity) and/or who show evidence of excellent research potential. The Scheme provides an incubation period for early career researchers to allow them to increase their competitive edge in securing research funding from non-University sources. In addition, the Scheme aims to enhance the research capabilities of existing and emerging areas of research strength at Macquarie University.
Up to ten full-time Research Fellowships commencing in 2017 will be awarded on a competitive basis, and will be tenurable for three years. The salary range for the Fellowship will be awarded at step 6, 7 or 8 of Level A of the Academic Salary Scale, plus annual leave loading and 17% employer superannuation. These salary levels will be adjusted in line with movements in the Academic Salary Scale. Salaries above the range A6-A8 cannot be supported by the Fellowship, however supplementation by the host Department may be negotiated.
Each Faculty has their own approval and review processes for grants under this scheme. They also have deadlines for submission of draft applications that are earlier than the Research Office deadlines. You must contact your Faculty, as early as possible, in the first instance for information on processes and deadlines. Note that applications that have not been through Faculty approval will not be accepted.
Faculty of Arts
Ph 9850 4496 (x4496), Faculty Research Manager, Dr Jan Zwar
Faculty of Business and Economics
Ph 9850 8485 (x8485), Faculty Research Manager, Ms Agnieszka Baginska
Faculty of Human Sciences
Ph 9850 8073 (x8073), Faculty Research Manager, Mr Colm Halbert
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Ph 9850 2788 (x2788), Faculty Research Manager, Dr Kyle Ratinac
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Ph 9850 8912 (x8912), Faculty Research Manager, Ms Irina Zakoshanski
Macquarie Graduate School of Management
Ph 9850 7732 (x7732), Research Office Executive, Mrs Kerry Daniel
Expression of Interest (EoI) Key Dates:
Opening Date: Wednesday 19 April 2017
Faculty Closing Dates: Arts and MGSM 5th May 2017, Science and Engineering 10th May 2017, All other Faculties 17th May 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday 24 May 2017, 5pm (AEST)
(NB: Faculty closing dates are earlier and applications that have not received Faculty approval will not be accepted)
Outcomes Expected: Friday 7 July 2017
Full Proposal (by invitation only) Key Dates:
Opening Date: Friday 7 July 2017
Faculty Deadline: Arts TBC, All other Faculties TBC
Closing Date: Monday 14 August 2017, 5pm (AEST)
Sponsor & HoD Reports Due: Thursday 17 August 2017, 5pm (AEST)
Independent Reviewer Reports Due: Tuesday 29 August 2017
Outcomes Expected: Late October 2017
For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.
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