Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2021

Note: Additional information about the 2021 round, including links to the Deakin Recruit application form will be available soon.

The Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are intended to build research and innovation capability and excellence and create impact, in strategic priority research strengths at Deakin University. The Fellowships support and develop early career researchers, aiming to enhance our capacity and capability in key research areas and build the next generation of high achieving and internationally competitive researchers.

Internal deadlines

StageRequired Submission Date
Application opens in Deakin Recruit
To be advised
Application closes via Deakin RecruitMandatoryTo be advised
Outcomes advised
To be advised

Funding amounts

The Fellowship provides 2 years of salary support from a Level A, Step 6 up to the top of Level B classification, commensurate with experience (ranges from $88,209 - $117,503 per annum; current at 24 May 2020).

Successful Fellows also receive a once off research support grant of $15,000, which must be used for direct research costs that relate specifically to the research project.

How to apply

Please note that the Online Application Form will be available when applications open (date to be confirmed).

A preview of the Online Application Form is available.

  1. Liaise with the Faculty/Institute/SRC that aligns most closely with your research interests. Refer to the Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Faculty/Institute/SRC contacts page.
  2. Prepare the following supporting documents to be uploaded as part of your application:
  3. Complete the online application form in Deakin Recruit ensuring you upload all supporting documents.
  4. Submit the application via Deakin Recruit on or before the closing date and time.

Documents and information

Frequently Asked Questions

2021 Guidelines and Templates will be available soon.

Key contacts

For further information regarding the fellowships please contact