Research Fellow, Research School of Social Sciences

Canberra, Australia
04 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $99,809 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Fixed term (12 months)

Position overview

The ANU Centre for Gambling Research (CGR) located within the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods is seeking an early career qualitative researcher who is interested in building a career working to help design, evaluate, and publish policy-relevant research in the social sciences, with particular focus on gambling issues. The position will contribute to research related to Indigenous Australians and gambling in the Northern Territory and New South Wales. The projects require a sound understanding of health promotion principles.

The candidate will need to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders, in particular community organisations related to the projects. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work on independent research and be encouraged to collaborate with staff from across the ANU and other institutions.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

For further information please contact Professor Matthew Gray, T: +61 2 6125 8265 E:

Closing date: 5 January 2020

Position description: Research Fellow.docx

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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.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

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