We encourage applications from scholars from a broad range of disciplines including, but not limited to, history, philosophy, sociology, cultural studies, gender studies, political science, political theory and media studies. We are especially interested to receive applications from those who adopt inter-disciplinary or multi-disciplinary approaches.
Fellows are expected to participate in the research culture of the Faculty. Contributions include, but are not limited to, collaborating with University of Sydney researchers, presenting talks, seminars, guest lectures and hosting master classes for emerging and early career researches.
Fellows are provided with office space, computer facilities and library borrowing privileges, as well as access to research libraries and University facilities and events.
The Visiting Fellows program is competitively awarded.
The key criteria that the committee will consider is the:
Fellowships are open to Australian (non-University of Sydney) and international researchers.
James Fellow in Social Sciences and Gilbert Fellow in Humanities:
Applicants must have at least a higher degree or equivalent professional experience, research and publications. Institutional affiliation to a University or equivalent research or cultural organisation is required.
Hunt-Simes Visiting Chair of Sexuality Studies:
The two professorial fellowships in sexuality studies are open to professors or persons with equivalent status.
The fellowship is subject to the Visiting Fellow obtaining a valid visa. Visitors are responsible for ensuring they hold a visa for entry into Australia that will allow them to engage in all the activities they wish to undertake during their stay. The Immigration and Relocation Department at the University of Sydney will provide a letter of invitation to successful applicants which may be used for visa purposes.
To apply for the Visiting Fellow program, please read the guidelines and complete the online Visiting Fellows application form, attach the required CV if the URL is not provided and submit by the extended deadline: 5pm Friday, 28 August 2020 (AEST). Please be aware of time differences between your location and Sydney.
The SSSHARC selection committee will announce the awarded Fellowships on Friday, 4 September 2020.
The Fellowships have different criteria, as follows:
The Hunt-Simes Visiting Chair of Sexuality Studies has been established with generous contributions from the Estate of Dr Gary Simes, linguistic historian, bibliographer and University of Sydney graduate.
There are two professorial fellowships in sexuality studies available: