Honorary Postdoctoral Associate scheme

The Honorary Postdoctoral Associate scheme provides exceptional Doctoral students with additional access to resources and support to assist in the publication of their thesis and journey to employment.

The position of Honorary Postdoctoral Associate is normally for a period of 12 months, beginning at time of approval of the doctoral thesis.

Benefits of becoming a Postdoctoral Associate

As a Postdoctoral Associate, you will have access to resources and extended use of Murdoch facilities. This helps to facilitate the preparation of publications and to assist with gaining employment.

You will have access to academic support, office space (subject to availability), computer laboratories, email and the Library for a period of (normally) twelve months.

How to apply

Applications to become an Honorary Postdoctoral Associate are made via the College Dean of Research.

Your application needs to include the below application form, along with a publication plan and/or other expected outcomes from your thesis. The support of a supervisor is required and successful applicants are asked to report back at the end of the 12 months on what they achieved during their period as HPA.

Applications should be submitted to the Graduate Research Office

By email: graduateresearchdegrees@murdoch.edu.au

In person or via post:

Environmental Science Building Rm 2.058
Murdoch University
90 South Street
Murdoch WA 6150
Australia

As a condition of the scheme Murdoch University requires that any publications produced during the Honorary Postdoctoral Associateship identifies the affiliation with Murdoch University in the byline of the publication. Honorary Postdoctoral Associates are also required to provide Murdoch University with a hard copy of the publications.