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Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Gender, Peace and Security

Monash University, Australia

Location: Clayton - Australia
Salary: AU$97,203 to AU$115,429
£52,965.91 to £62,897.26 converted salary* pa Level B (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th April 2019
Closes: 20th May 2019
Job Ref: 591265

Location: Clayton campus

Duration: 18 month fixed-term appointment 

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral fellow to contribute to the Centre’s research and post-graduate education program. Monash GPS is a leading international research Centre focused on research project and engagement supporting and associated with the UN Women, Peace and Security agenda. It is within the School of Social Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and constituted by academics and PhD students working in the social sciences whose primary goal is to produce high-quality research that supports and builds knowledge, whilst working with Government and the civil society sector to improve the lives of women and girls in conflict-affected communities. Monash GPS has a growing international profile as a primary source of research and advice in Asia and the Pacific for all matters concerning gender, peace and security.

You will have a reputation for research excellence in a social science or cognate field such as law or international development with either a PhD or a PhD under examination. You will be a collegial member of research teams within the broad field of gender, peace and security and able to contribute to ongoing and new international research projects, including a Monash Warwick Alliance funded project. You may also contribute to GPS postgraduate short course education offerings.

If you believe you have a suitable background to undertake this role, we welcome your application.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check, National Police Check and Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) Card. 

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Professor Jacqui True, Professor, Politics & International Relations, School of Social Sciences, +61 3 9905 5286. 

Position Description

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Gender, Peace & Security

Closing Date

Monday 20 May 2019, 11:55pm AEST

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