ECR Opportunities

Early Career Researcher Grant Opening Soon!

The University of Melbourne’s ECR Grant scheme aims to support early career researchers to undertake high quality projects and pilot studies, strengthen their track records, and enhance their profile for competitive external funding. This scheme is a core part of the University’s research development strategy, which places a high priority on supporting ECRs. Guidelines are not available yet but will be soon.

ECR grants open: 4 March 2024
ECR grant information webinar: 14 March (see website to register)
FoE deadline: submit your draft project description and application form (PDF copy generated in SmartyGrants) for review to by COB 25 March 2024

If selected by the FoE academic panel, full application due to RIC: 26 April 3pm

Job for a New Research Fellow in Histories of Education and Race in Australia (1 year, 0.7FTE), Based in the Faculty of Education

Applications close: 05 Mar 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Short summary: The Research Fellow (Histories of Education and Race in Australia) will undertake research as part of the Australian Research Council Discovery Project on ‘Progressive education and race: A transnational Australian history, 1920s-1950s’ (Julie McLeod, Fiona Paisley, Sana Nakata and Tony Ballantyne). The work of the Research Fellow will focus on histories of education in Australia during the first half of the twentieth century. The successful applicant will be based in the Faculty of Education and affiliated to the Social Transformations and Education Group. The candidate will have completed (or be close to completing) a PhD in a relevant discipline, and experience in historical research and familiarity with education studies or a related field is essential. Preference may be given to an applicant in the early postdoctoral phase of their academic career.