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Fixed-term appointment to June 2019

Research on communal/religious violence in contemporary India

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 conduct high level research in an empirically-grounded research project examining the issue of religious/communal violence and conflict in contemporary India.

To be successful in this position, you will have completed a PhD or equivalent within the preceding eight years and a track record in conducting field-based research of a sociological or anthropological nature.

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 Download FilePostdoc_PD_India.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. Specific enquiries may be directed to Dr Irfan Ahmad, Associate Professor on (03) 9953 3141. 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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