Bankstown Campus
Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position for 3 Years

The School of Social Sciences and Psychology at Western Sydney University is looking to appoint a Career Development Fellowship in the Sociology of Islam in Australia.

The School takes pride in educating students in an environment that is contemporary, challenging and adapted to a rapidly evolving world. The School of Social Sciences and Psychology is located across the Bankstown, Parramatta and Penrith campuses of the University. For more information regarding the School, please visit

Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth.

This position is offered as a Career Development Fellowship in accordance with the University’s Academic Staff Agreement. Applicants to this teaching and research position will be recent PhD graduates in Social Sciences.

This Career Development Fellow will work closely with Religion and Society Researchers in building publications, undertaking research, and submitting grant applications in the area of the sociology of Islam in Australia, including research on islamophobia. The successful appointee will have strong internet skills and will possess an expertise in new social media.

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Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $101,116 to $119,312 p.a., (comprising Salary $91,226 to $107,722 p.a., 9.5% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Professor Adam Possamai, (02) 9772 6623, email:

Closing Date: 5 October 2015

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