Position: Research Fellow @ Australia China Research Institute, UTS

acri-utsSenior Research Fellow
Australia China Relations Institute (ACRI)
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

UTS has a bold vision to be a world leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

The Senior Research Fellow plays a prominent role in delivering the research component of the Australia China Relations Institute (ACRI) strategic plan. This plan aims to inform and promote productive dialogue in the Australia China relationship.

The University of Technology Sydney established ACRI in 2014 the only think tank in Australia devoted to illuminating the Australia China relationship. ACRI contributes to the vision of UTS to become a world leading university of technology and draws on many of our established research strengths. ACRI is funded from a variety of sources including the UTS central research and operational budget, private philanthropic gifts and contributions from more than twenty leading Australian and Chinese corporates that are committed to developing the bilateral relationship.

The primary responsibility of the Senior Research Fellow will be to meet our ambitions of producing world class academic research appearing in prestigious peer reviewed scholarly journals that has the effect of illuminating the Australia China relationship.

This position is intended to have an economics and business focus, although expertise in other social and political sciences will also be considered.

To be successful in your application, you should have:
• Demonstrated ability to produce world class academic research that appears in prestigious, peer reviewed scholarly journals
• Experience supervising postgraduate research students and / or interns
• Demonstrated ability to make the findings and implications of rigorous academic research accessible to a broader audience such as media commentators and the general public
• Familiarity with the Australia China relationship including the key issues, challenges and opportunities
• Demonstrated knowledge of a relevant discipline area such as economics, business and / or international relations
• A PhD in a relevant discipline area

Closing Date: Wednesday 15 June 2016

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