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Indigenous PhD Scholarship

Full Time
  • Based at the National Centre for Reconciliation Practice
  • Will work on a reconciliation based project
  • $30,000 p.a. for up to 3.5 years (full-time, fixed term)

It is a genuine occupational requirement that the incumbent must identify as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

The National Centre for Reconciliation Practice is looking for a PhD candidate who will work on a specific project on the Australian reconciliation movement. We are flexible about the discipline the project is based in. Possible disciplines include Indigenous studies, history, public policy, politics, education and psychology. The candidate will be closely integrated with key industry partners, including Reconciliation Australia.

To be eligible for this scholarship you need to have:

  • Analytical thinking, data analysis and critical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • Evidence of good oral and written communication skills
  • Applicants with publications will be highly regarded
  • Must meet Swinburne’s entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy
  • Be in a position to commence the PhD candidature in early 2022

Applications will close when the successful candidate has been appointed.