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Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowships & Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Indigenous Research Fellowships 2023

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The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is seeking applications from outstanding early career researchers for our most prestigious fellowship scheme. 

UTS Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (CPDRF) are awarded to outstanding early career researchers who wish to develop their research, teaching and learning, management and communication skills to become the next generation of academic leaders. The scheme includes the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Indigenous Research Fellowship (CPDIRF), aimed at attracting and retaining outstanding Indigenous early career researchers. 

Both the CPDRF and CPDIRF offer:

  • A four-year combination research and teaching appointment
  • Research project funding of up to A$50,000
  • Access to the International Research Development Scheme
  • Early Career Researcher development and support
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching

All fellows will be expected to engage in high quality research projects, produce high quality outputs, and contribute to existing and emerging teaching and learning areas relevant to UTS. 

UTS Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are highly competitive. To be shortlisted, applicants must have an exceptional track record relative to opportunity as well as the commitment and potential to enhance the research capacity and culture of UTS.

We welcome overseas applicants and will support visa sponsorship for the right candidate. 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $110,378 pa (Level B, Step 2 – as of 1 May 2022).  This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits

The position will be made on a fixed term basis for 4 years. 

How To Apply 

Please click the above ‘Apply’ button to access full details on how to apply for the CDDRF/CPDIRF. 

General enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to [email protected]  

Closing Date:

Wednesday 15 June 2022 at 11:59pm AEST.   

For more information visit our Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme website. 

About the University of Technology Sydney

At UTS, our focus is on excellence and impact. We aim to develop pioneering research solutions with real, positive  benefits for industry, government, the environment and communities. We integrate our research and learning, engaging students with world-leading research and inquiry-based approaches.

Located in the heart of Sydney’s digital and creative precinct, UTS actively fosters innovation and collaboration — within the university and beyond. Our billion-dollar revitalisation program has transformed the UTS campus into an interconnected urban environment. Our cutting-edge facilities support excellence in teaching and research, and embody our sustainability goals.  

We are Australia’s top ‘young’ University, most recently ranked eighth globally in the 2022 THE Young University Rankings, and 15th in the world THE Impact Rankings for social and economic impact.  The UTS 2027 Strategy captures our vision to be a leading public university of technology, recognised for our global impact. 

We aim to be a driver of social change – both through our research and by fostering a diverse and inclusive educational and working environment. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQA+ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 


UTS Recruitment care about digital accessibility. If there is any content in our advertising that you have struggled with, please make us aware so that we can make our information accessible to all. 

In addition, if you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact [email protected] for assistance.

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