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Faculty Research Coordinator position available at Macquarie University

For further information on the role and how to apply please see the Macquarie website.

The Faculty Research Coordinator supports the development and delivery of Researcher Development across the Faculty.

The Faculty Research Coordinator will need to liaise effectively with key staff across the Faculty and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research portfolio and other central portfolios as well as other faculties.

The Faculty Research Coordinator reports to the Faculty Research Manager. The position works closely with other members of the Faculty and central support units, to provide timely and professional support to a range of projects related to the Faculty’s research.

There are 3 positions available, with one position being vacant in each of the following facility’s:

Macquarie Business School (MQBS)

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences (FMHHS)

Faculty of Arts

Key Accountabilities:

Manage and support projects relating to researcher development, in collaboration with other members of the Faculty Research Office and Research Services.

Undertake background research, environmental scans, and produce high-quality content (including internal publications, promotional materials, online collateral etc.) in order to support team projects.

Coordinate the Faculty Researcher Development program, both the content and the interface with portals linked to staff development at MQ.

Develop an understanding of current and emerging trends in researcher development, nationally and globally.

Plan and deliver opportunities to connect and convene with stakeholders, including engagement forums, training workshops, and communities of practice.

Support operational and other planning and reporting initiatives, in collaboration with the Faculty Research Manager.

Collaborate with the Faculty Research Manager to develop and implement the Faculty Early Career Research (ECR) strategy and provide ongoing expert advice, guidance and support to the

Faculty’s Early Career Researcher Network to assist in the development of their research activities.

Analyse data and report on all aspects of Faculty research activities, using data extracted from internal and external research management systems to help guide the development of strategic initiatives, track Faculty research performance, and promote Faculty achievements.

Undertake Faculty research-based projects as requested by the Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Research Manager

In collaboration with the Faculty Research Manager, consolidate the Faculty’s research submissions including ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) and the Engagement and Impact Assessments and make recommendations for improving faculty procedures.

Represent the Faculty on various network groups on behalf of the Faculty Research Manager as required.

Under the direction of the Faculty Research Manager develop and implement workshops for School staff to increase awareness of research initiatives. Provide coordination of staff in support of workshop coordination.

As requested by the SRM, act as the key liaison between the School, Research Services and relevant other offices across the University regarding internal and external research applications, collaborative research proposals and processes.

Macquarie University Research Fellowships 2022

Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) will offer up to 10 full-time Research Fellowship positions commencing in 2023. Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be fixed-term for three years. Applicants must have been awarded their PhD on or after 1 March 2019 or submit their thesis on or before 16 August 2022 (or make a convincing case for early career researcher status).

MQRF23 applicants must either reside in Australia and have appropriate work rights (either be an Australian Permanent Resident or Citizen) OR if they are applying from overseas, they must have appropriate work rights for Australia already (returning Australian Permanent Resident/Citizen) and be able to get themselves back to Australia to commence no later than 30 June 2023 or they forfeit their MQRF.

The Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Language, and Literature (MCCALL) is interested in sponsoring postdoctoral research projects in the following areas:

· Media and Communications: screen practice; social media and digital culture; media history; journalism and non-fiction writing; communications; cultural studies.
· Creative Arts: music and related technologies; music production; the singing voice; popular music; ethnomusicology; creative processes; sound; improvisation; performance; dance; circus, industry practices.
· Languages and Cultures: global literatures and cultures; language studies and applied linguistics; the role of languages in cultural identities, and their impact on linguistic and literary products in social life.
· Literature: medievalism; medieval and early modern literature; modernism; historical fiction; popular fiction; literary approaches to film and television; postcolonialism; Australian fiction.

If you have an interest in applying for a Fellowship in the 2023 round through MCCALL, please send:

1. Provisional project title and a brief (400-word) project description
2. Name of potential Sponsor
3. Your PhD conferral date
4. A copy of your CV as an attachment including a list of publications. Publications should be listed under the headings: books, book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles and other.
5. A copy of your Australian residency document – passport or visa.
6. to Bridget Griffen-Foley by Wednesday 30 March 2022: b.foley@mq.edu.au

If the Department is able to sponsor your application, you will be notified by Friday 8 April 2022. Sponsored applicants will then be invited to work with their sponsors to develop their formal Expressions of Interest which must be submitted to the Faculty of Arts by Wednesday 27 April 2022.