Job No. : 610872
Location : Clayton campus
Employment Type : Full-time
Duration : 3.5-years fixed-term appointment
Remuneration : $10,000 per year top-up (tax-free stipend)
A PhD top-up scholarship is available in the Faculty of Law at Monash University for an outstanding candidate to undertake empirical research on a project aligned with the research agendas of the Australian Centre for Justice Innovation and Victoria Law Foundation.
The top-up scholarship will provide $10,000 per year for up to 3.5 years of full-time PhD candidature. The successful applicant will be supported to apply for a competitive PhD scholarship through Monash University’s October 2020 scholarship round to fund the student’s stipend ($29,000 per year, tax free).
Award of the top-up scholarship is conditional upon receiving a stipend in the October scholarship round.
The research project will use empirical methods to investigate one or more of the following topics :
The details of the research to be undertaken will be developed through discussion between the successful applicant and their supervisors.
Victoria Law Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that supports better justice through research, education and grants.
In its research role the Foundation conducts empirical research to explore the legal and related needs of Victorians. The research is designed to better understand how Victorians experience law and navigate their justice system.
The Foundation’s research is designed to be policy relevant, and over time, will make a significant contribution to the Victorian justice system.
The Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI) is a research centre in the Faculty of Law at Monash University. ACJI conducts high quality research and evaluation to support civil justice policy and practice innovation.
ACJI’s work builds on the Monash Law Faculty’s strong history of research excellence and promoting social justice. Monash University is the largest university in Australia and regularly ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide.
Additional benefits available to the successful applicant include :
The successful applicant will have an excellent academic track record in law or another discipline relevant to the proposed research project. They will have :
Further details of eligibility requirements to undertake a PhD in the Faculty of Law are available from here . Successful applicants will be expected to enrol before 1 March 2021.
However, there may be some flexibility as to the date of commencement. Scholarship holders must be enrolled full-time and on campus.
Submission of an Expression of Interest
The expression of interest should comprise :
EOIs should be submitted via email to law-graduate-research monash.edu , preferably in the form of a single PDF attachment to an email .
Enquiries concerning this opportunity and the research project should be directed in the first instance to Associate Professor Genevieve Grant : genevieve.grant monash.edu .
Enquiries concerning the expression of interest process should be directed to Ms Jintana Kurosawa : jintana.kurosawa monash.edu .
Closing Date :
Thursday 1 October 2020, 11.55 pm AEST