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Fixed-term appointment to June 2019

Catalogue legal decisions referencing Islamic law (Shari’a)

Join a team of accomplished, nationally and internationally recognised researchers in the Centre for Religion and Society within the newly established Institute of Religion and Critical Inquiry.

As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, you will work with Professor Turner and Dr Roose on the creation and daily maintenance of a database and clearinghouse for issues of Islamic law (Shari’a) in both Western and Muslim Majority nations.

To be successful in this position, you will have completed a PhD or equivalent within the preceding eight years and demonstrate expertise in the Australian and Indonesian legal systems.

Total remuneration valued to $101,440 – $119,702 pa, including salary component $85,718 – $101,206 pa (Academic Classification Level B), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, these include: generous leave conditions; flexible working arrangements; salary packaging benefits and comprehensive staff development programs.

Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the specific mission and Catholic ethos of the institution. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning and research and scholarship.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description Postdoc_PD_Sharia.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. Specific enquiries may be directed to Dr Joshua Roose, Research Fellow on  (03) 9953 3153. To apply for this role click the “Apply” link below.

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Applications Close: Thursday 26 June 2014


23 May 2014 Aus. Eastern Standard Time

Closing date:

26 Jun 2014 11:55pm Aus. Eastern Standard Time

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