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RIPPLE Postdoctoral / Research Fellow Information Session 30 October 2014.

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1 RIPPLE Postdoctoral / Research Fellow Information Session 30 October 2014

2 TO EDIT GRAPHICS IN THE MASTER SELECT: VIEW > SLIDE MASTER TO APPLY PAGE STYLES RIGHT CLICK YOUR PAGE >LAYOUT Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning & Education Overview Up to 2 postdocs (Level A) or research fellows (Level B) for up to 3 years ( ) A big investment in RIPPLE’s future / intergenerational change Field of Research Code (FoR) 13 Education Consistent with new CSU research policy, major Research Centre investment must be in areas currently bringing in substantial research income

3 TO EDIT GRAPHICS IN THE MASTER SELECT: VIEW > SLIDE MASTER TO APPLY PAGE STYLES RIGHT CLICK YOUR PAGE >LAYOUT Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning & Education Some clarifications People submitting PhDs before Feb/March 2015 census date are eligible to apply Working from a general principal that around 3 years is probably the optimal length of time for a postdoc, for people interested in moving into a teaching-research academic positon Starting date and ‘configuration’ is flexible and will be crafted to suit successful applicants’ career goals

4 TO EDIT GRAPHICS IN THE MASTER SELECT: VIEW > SLIDE MASTER TO APPLY PAGE STYLES RIGHT CLICK YOUR PAGE >LAYOUT Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning & Education What ‘returns on investment’ are we looking for? People who: demonstrate strong potential to go on to become future research leaders within RIPPLE; bring additional strengths to already strong teams of CIs (‘strong’ = track record in attracting significant external funding; ‘teams’—must include several continuing FoE academics working in FoR 13); have strong collaborative skills; and able to contribute to bringing together FoE academics who have attracted significant external funding but may not have worked together yet.

5 TO EDIT GRAPHICS IN THE MASTER SELECT: VIEW > SLIDE MASTER TO APPLY PAGE STYLES RIGHT CLICK YOUR PAGE >LAYOUT Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning & Education Hence, advert lists strategic strengths as: Children’s speech, language and literacies (new grouping) Early childhood curriculum, policy and practice Educational transitions and change All three strategic areas are cross-campus, so advertised as Albury/Bathurst/Wagga

6 TO EDIT GRAPHICS IN THE MASTER SELECT: VIEW > SLIDE MASTER TO APPLY PAGE STYLES RIGHT CLICK YOUR PAGE >LAYOUT Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning & Education Not a ‘traditional’ social sciences postdoc (i.e., not focused on ‘doing your own research’ for 3 years Not a glorified RA role Provides wonderful career opportunities to grow and develop as a researcher and for career advancement within the context of successful research teams More clarifications

7 TO EDIT GRAPHICS IN THE MASTER SELECT: VIEW > SLIDE MASTER TO APPLY PAGE STYLES RIGHT CLICK YOUR PAGE >LAYOUT Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning & Education Important dates 16 November: Applications close 15 December: Interviews for shortlisted applicants Late Jan-Mar 2015: Commencement (depending on successful applicants’ circumstances)


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