Research Fellow / Fellow, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute.

Canberra, Australia
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B/Academic Level C
Salary package: $98,009 - $131,402 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full-time, Fixed term (3 years)

  • A fantastic opportunity to work at Australia's leading Public Policy school
  • Work independently and as part of a team to advance the standing of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute.
  • Your ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills is encouraged.

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. 

The Crawford School of Public Policy is Australia’s leading public policy school, with recognised world-class expertise and experience in economics, political science, environmental management and development, and on key Asia-Pacific countries, especially China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and Indonesia, as well as Australia.

The Tax and Transfer Policy Institute (TTPI) is a research institute within the Crawford School of Public Policy, one of four Schools/Centres in CAP.  TTPI aims to lead the debate on tax and transfer policy in Australia. Our research focuses on the empirical analysis of tax and transfer policies to inform public knowledge and debate. We are committed to engage with governments, other academic scholars and institutions, businesses and the wider community. 

TTPI is seeking to appoint an exceptional early to mid-career academic as Research Fellow or Fellow to be engaged in the research, teaching and management activities of TTPI. The Research Fellow will work independently on a range of areas to advance the standing of the Institute.  The Research Fellow or Fellow will conduct independent research in the area of tax and transfers; submit and publish academic papers to leading peer-reviewed journals in economics and/or taxation studies; partner in policy engagement with government and other key stakeholders; and contribute to teaching at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

This opportunity is being offered as a full-time, fixed term appointment of up to three years.

Applicant enquiries please contact Professor Robert Breunig, Director Tax and Transfer Policy Institute: 

Closing date: 14 October 2018

Position description: Research Fellow_Level B-C_PD.pdf

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Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.