Apply for a 2024 CRADLE Fellowship Now!

Apply by 5pm Friday 10 May 2024

Applications for CRADLE’s Fellowship Scheme for 2024 are now open! Apply to be part of CRADLE’s research agenda and enjoy the benefits of developing your academic profile with a CRADLE Fellowship. 

If selected, you can undertake up to 18 months’ research with the support and mentorship of CRADLE’s leading higher education researchers. If you’re a current Deakin academic staff member interested in higher education research in assessment and/or digital learning, this is the opportunity for you.

CRADLE welcomes applications from postdoctoral researchers at every career stage, from early career to senior scholars. Applicants must be on a continuing or fixed-term position at Deakin with more than two years remaining on their contract. All applicants must be able to demonstrate the relevance of their proposed research to CRADLE’s current research themes and programs of research.

CRADLE Research Themes

Empty exam hall showing chairs, tables and exam papers ready.

Assessing for Learning

Learning in a digital world

Learning through, and for, work

CRADLE Programs of Research

Academic security and academic integrity.Assessment design (including self/peer, authentic and programmatic).
Feedback and feedback literacy.Developing evaluative judgement.
Assessment in a digital world.Digital identities.
Inclusion and belonging in a digital world.Learning in, and for, work.
Representation in and beyond assessment.Quality and standards.

CRADLE Fellowships offer funding of $15,000 to support each Fellow’s collaborative research program for research activities, and in some instances, to buy out teaching time. For example, the funding can be utilised for:

  • direct costs associated with research, such as salaries of research assistants,
  • research dissemination at national or international conferences, or
  • professional development, such as methodological training.

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