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Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor, College of Science

Canberra, Australia
$129,049 - $163,808 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
5 Jan 2024

Female Identified Position

Classification: Academic Level C or D
Salary package: $129,049 - $163,808 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Continuing

The Position

We are seeking to appoint outstanding academic leader with a proven track record who will play a leading role in all aspects of research and teaching, including setting research and teaching agendas, ensuring ongoing funding, promoting the graduate student program, and driving a strong impact and innovation culture.

Candidates in all fields of astronomy and astrophysics will be considered on their merits, with the primary criterion for selection being academic excellence.

*The Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics is committed to embedding diversity and inclusion into the culture of our research disciplines and looking at a number of initiatives to support gender equality within the School including improving gender balance amongst staff and students in the astrophysics disciplines.  As part of this initiative, the School is taking a proactive action towards this goal by opening this position to female and female identifying applicants only. This is an equal employment opportunity measure aiming to increase representation of women within the area of astronomy and astrophysics. It is intended to constitute a special measure aimed at increasing employment opportunities for women in the workplace where women have been, and continue to be, underrepresented.

The Person

To excel in this role, you will have a PhD in a relevant area, outstanding track record of independent research and a compelling vision for your research at the ANU in alignment with RSAA research and ANU 2025 strategic plan. You will have an excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and high-level understanding of and commitment to the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity and access in a University context.

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics here.

For more information about the position please contact Professor Stuart Wyithe on T: +61 2 6125 0266 E:  

Working at ANU

This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

For more information on a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs, please click here.

To see what the Science at ANU community is like, we invite you to follow us on social media at Instagram and Facebook.

A Diverse and Inclusive Team

ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. RSAA is the recipient of a Silver Pleiades Award recognising outstanding, sustained commitment to best practice in relation to the aims of equity, inclusion and diversity. ANU is a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: or T: +61 2 6125 9371. Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not having any bearing on hiring decisions.

For examples of common reasonable adjustments, please click here.

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: Jan 5 2024 at 23:55 AEDT

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