Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellowships

Western Sydney University
Sydney, New South Wales
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50 New Researchers – Shaping the Future

Western Sydney is one of Australia’s largest and most dynamic universities, with a geographic footprint across one of the nation’s most important economic and diverse metropolitan regions. Our research reputation attracts partnerships across the world, creating a global network around Western’s research and our research community. Western’s research concentration and achievement is reflected in the recognition of its excellence – nationally and internationally.

Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellowships

We are building on this established excellence - recruiting 50 of the top performing early and mid-career researchers, nationally and internationally, over the next five years through our new Vice Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme.

Our researchers are renowned for bringing fresh perspectives to intractable and emerging problems, developing solutions that are inclusive and co-designed with those beyond the University’s gates.

As a Western Sydney University Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow you will benefit from, and be surrounded by, research excellence.

We are seeking exceptional applicants for Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellowships at Academic Level B and Academic Level C to work with world leading research teams, industry partners and research endusers in the following sites of research excellence.

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

  • Pollination Biology
  • Plant Microbe Interactions (pathogens)
  • Entomology (pest management)
  • Plant Molecular Biology 

Institute for Culture and Society (ICS)

  • Sustainability and Globalization
  • Cultural Policy and Planning.

The International Centre for Neuromorphic Systems (ICNS)

  • Neuromorphic Engineering
  • Novel Architectures for Computing Systems
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development 

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Human Machine Interaction & Artificial Intelligence

NICM Health Research Institute

  • Pharmacologist/Natural Products Chemistry
  • Integrative Care in chronic disease management
  • Health Economics, Epidemiology and Big Health Data management

Transforming Early Education and Child Health (TeEACH)

  • Data science approaches to decision making and the economics of the early years
  • Prevention science for families of young children who experience adverse life circumstances

The Young and Resilient Research Centre

  • Digital, Health and Youth
  • Games, participatory platforms and civic hacktivism
  • Children, Rights and Governance
  • Citizenship, Youth and Diversity 


For further information regarding this exciting opportunity please visit the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship website or contact Saada Georges at
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Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellowships

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