Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow, Research School of Psychology

Canberra, Australia
19 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A or B
Salary Package: $71,509 - $111,365 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full Time, Fixed Term (12 months)

ANU conducts research and provides education of the highest international standard. The ANU is ranked as one of the top universities worldwide. Psychology at ANU holds the top ERA score of 5 for research (Excellence in Research for Australia 2015).

The Research School of Psychology is committed to excellence in research, teaching, and supervision of research/clinical students across all areas of psychology.

This is a 12-month Fixed Term, Level A or Level B position with the possibility of extension depending on performance and availability of funds. The Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow will contribute to the National Institutes Grant (NIG) strategic goal for the Research School of Psychology of ‘Changing lifestyles to improve the health and Well‐being of the nation’. This goal aligns with the draft Vision of The College of Health and Medicine of ‘Working in partnership to make Australia the healthiest nation in the world’, and with the Mission of NHMRC of ‘Working to build a healthy Australia’.

You will be joining an internationally recognised leading team of academics with a focus on achieving excellence in research and teaching. The School comprises academics working across all major areas of psychology including cognitive, clinical, health, developmental and social psychology. A full list of current academic staff and their research interests can be found at:

This position will contribute to the strategic goals of RSP through excellence in research and other professional activities. RSP offers a friendly and collaborative work environment, excellent access to research equipment and software, access to excellent quality honours and postgraduate students, and mentoring and support for junior academics to develop a successful career.

ANU offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, a relocation allowance, generous superannuation, salary-packaging arrangements including child care, and the potential to support dual-career arrangements. 

For more information, please contact Professor Paul Martin, Director, RSP on or via telephone on +61 2 6125 3974 or +61 2 6125 2796.

Closing date: 15 November 2018

Position description: Postdoctoral Fellow_RSPH_LevelAB_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 brief cover letter indicating the area/s of teaching to which you can contribute and your areas of research expertise.
  • 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.
  • Three publications indicative of your program of research.
  • Other documents, if required.

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