8 March, 2018
The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
Deadline: 10 th April 2018
The MacDiarmid Institute invites applications for new Personal Post-Doctoral Fellowships. Up to five positions are available in this round of funding.
Funding will be awarded for a fixed term, full-time (37½ hour week) position with the employment contract held with one of the MacDiarmid Institute Partner Organisations. Successful candidates will be placed on the postdoctoral fellow salary scale of the partner organisation, and also receive a $10,000 (NZD) grant, per annum, towards research expenses and travel.
Funding is available up to the end of 2020, with a maximum contract length of 30 months.
Please note that your referees cannot be your intended supervisor or co-supervisor.
A successful applicant for a Post-doctoral Fellowship will have:
A successful research project must have:
In addition, the selection panel will consider whether the applicant exhibits:
Successful holders of the post-doctoral fellowship will be expected to support and implement the vision and mission of the MacDiarmid Institute.
Applicant must be or able to be New Zealand-based, work at one of the MacDiarmid Institute’s Partner Organisations, and be eligible to work legally in New Zealand.
Please submit your application form, research proposal, summary statement, CV and publications list, supervisor’s CV (and co-supervisor’s CV), and supervisor’s letter of support to the MacDiarmid Institute’s Centre Manager, Catherine Gibbs (email@example.com) by 10 th April 2018.
All shortlisted applicants will be called to interview. It is expected that the interviews will take place late April 2018.
All page limits are based on single spaced, Times New Roman or Arial, 12 point font with left and right margins of at least 2cm.
Please use the standard NZ RS&T CV template for preparing your CV. This template is the one you should use whenever you are required to submit a CV as part of a research proposal to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), the Health Research Council (HRC), or the Marsden Fund. It allows you to maintain your own master CV, from which you can draw on when submitting a research proposal. You also need to
submit your intended supervisor’s CV (and co-supervisor’s CV). If they have ever submitted a New Zealand research grant application, then they should already have a CV in this format.
Files should be in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
Due to the number of applications that we expect to receive, we need to be able to clearly identify your documents in our filing system. To make sure that your documents are kept together please adhere to the naming conventions below.
File names must begin with your SURNAME, followed by an underscore, followed by your initials, followed by another underscore and then one of the following:
|SupervisorsCV (and if applicable CoSupervisorsCV)|
For example, Joseph M. Smith would submit six documents called:
If you have any questions about the application process please contact the MacDiarmid Institute’s Centre Manager, Catherine Gibbs (firstname.lastname@example.org).