Research Fellow, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

Canberra, Australia
$107,475 - $121,857 per annum plus 17% superannuation
03 Oct 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $107,475 - $121,857 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing

Position overview

The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR), in the College of Arts & Social Sciences (CASS) invites applications for the position of Research Fellow to work closely with senior researchers within the Centre on topics related to First Nations social, economic and education policy. The appointee will undertake literature reviews, perform quantitative data analysis and draft written reports. The role will require the Research Fellow to publish in both academic journals and through CAEPR's Working Paper and Discussion Paper series. They will require a detailed understanding of Indigenous Australians and issues facing them and an ability to interact with Indigenous economics, enterprises, communities, community organisations and government departments. The appointee will have demonstrated research experience in applied economics and quantitative analysis. The Research Fellow will be given the opportunity to work closely with government and First Nations organisations and will develop and demonstrate expertise and skill in an important public policy domain. They will have the opportunity to work on projects that are Indigenous led, are undertaken with academic rigour and will have a public policy impact.

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 Tracy Deasey T: +61 2 61252053 E:

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

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 candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing at: Nov 5 2023 at 23:55 AEDT