Lecturer in Demography

Canberra, Australia
$94,287 - $107,381 per annum plus 17% superannuation
09 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Lecturer Level B
Salary package: $94,287 - $107,381 per annum plus 17% superannuation

  • Work in the leading demographic centre for research and training in the Asia and Pacific 
  • Located in the Capital of Australia with opportunities to contribute towards national and international policy 

Position overview

The School of Demography is seeking a Lecturer in the field of Demography. The successful candidate will have a strong track record and demonstrated potential for excellence in research and publication in demography and will contribute towards the School's research agenda, generate external funding and research grants and consultancies, and in expanding its teaching programs and undertaking graduate supervision. The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience. 

The School of Demography is situated within the Research School of Social Sciences and has the largest concentration of demographers in Australia actively engaged in a broad range of demographic research areas, including family formation and change; mortality, longevity and ageing; international and internal migration; as well as the interdisciplinary research areas of gender, modelling, forecasting and the environment.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College 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 46 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 two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 100 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.

ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses, 17% employer contribution to superannuation and eligibility to apply for 6-month research leave every three years.

Enquiries: Professor James Raymer T: 02 6125 3699 E: james.raymer@anu.edu.au  

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

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

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.

For Position Description, please see: PD & PEWER Level B - Demography.docx

Closing date: 11:55pm, Saturday 10 December 2016
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Please note: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.