Ref 4473/19, E.G. Whitlam Research Fellow, Whitlam Institute

at Western Sydney University

The Whitlam Institute calls for applications from candidates with a demonstrable interest in any aspect, historic or contemporary, of the policy agenda of the Whitlam government. The proposed research will contribute to the Institute’s current objectives of strengthening Australia’s engagement in the world and securing the future of Australian democracy.

The E G Whitlam Research Fellow will have the opportunity to work on a project that has clear strategic relevance to the Whitlam Institute’s broader public policy program in line with Whitlam’s vision for the Institute to pursue ‘the great and continuing work of building a more equal, open, tolerant and independent Australia’. The successful applicant will: Make an intellectual and/or strategic contribution to the development of the Institute’s programs. Contribute to the Institute’s policy-related activities including research workshops, forums or public conversations on a specific topic. Produce written work of a quality suitable for publication by the Whitlam Institute and for a peer reviewed journal article with the acknowledgement of the Institute. Foster an ongoing relationship with the Institute as part of its wider network of scholars and policy-makers.

The fellowship will be from two to six months based at the Parramatta South campus and must be completed within the 2020 calendar year. The fellowship budget is $30,000 and is comprised of a range of funding support to be discussed with the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be expected to have an established research track record and a Ph.D. in a related field.

Please include a complete curriculum vita and two of your most relevant (journal length) publications in your application.

Position Enquiries: Please contact or the Associate Director Policy & Research, The Hon. John Della Bosca, on +61 2 9685 9386.

Closing Date: 8:30pm, 19 January 2020.

Parramatta New South Wales Australia

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