Lecturer, Biological Anthropology, Bio-archaeology

24 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $98,009 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term appointment of up to two (2) years until 30/9/2022

  • Undertake a significant role in conducting research of international standing, and actively contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the supervision of research students.
  • Deliver existing courses in skeletal analysis, ancient health and disease, forensic anthropology and advanced bioarchaeology.
  • Contribute to collaborative research and teaching projects within Biological Anthropology and the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, as well as participating in national and international initiatives. 

Position Overview

The School of Archaeology and Anthropology in the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences is seeking to make a two (2) year fixed term appointment in biological anthropologist specialising in bioarchaeology to contribute to its research and teaching program, commencing in October 2020, ending on 30/9/2022. We seek to appoint a lecturer with an active commitment to research, who is able to translate that research interest into lively and engaging courses taught at the undergraduate level and above, and to supervise postgraduate research students. That person will be able to demonstrate energy and expertise in teaching, research and publication, at an early-career level. The appointee will also be required to contribute to the Honours program, supervise graduate students, and undertake a modest, proportionate role in School administration.

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 Dr Alison Behie, T: 02 6125 3662 E: alison.behie@anu.edu.au 

Closing Date: 12 July 2020

Position Description:

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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.