Knowledge Exchange Specialist

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Canberra, Australia
$104,497 - $109,654 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Senior Manager 1 (Research)
Salary package: $104,497 - $109,654 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Term: 3 years with strong possibility of extension subject to further funding for the Centre  

  • Work with outstanding researchers to build and strengthen organisational capacity for knowledge exchange within CCI and ANU on climate issues.
  • Be part of a team that connects research with end-users and broader society to generate exciting new climate change solutions for Australia and our region.

Position overview

The ANU Climate Change Institute (CCI) is a world leading Centre focused on delivering climate change solutions through innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to research and teaching. It is a highly collaborative Centre, comprising of almost 200 academic staff and their postgraduate research students from all seven Colleges of the University, bringing the total complement to approximately 300 researchers. Through this network, the CCI facilitates authoritative climate change research across a range of themes, all of which focus on developing and delivering climate knowledge that support governments, the private sector; and civil society, to respond to the challenges presented by a changing climate.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to play a key role in facilitating the development of productive and high performing networks between ANU researchers in the CCI and with end users. These collaborative networks will aim to facilitate the uptake and impact of research into decision-making processes. These networks will also act as a catalyst for innovative collaborations involving ANU researchers and stakeholders that will help set the research direction of the CCI.

The Knowledge Exchange Specialist will establish themselves as a trusted and influential advisor to diverse groups of domestic and international stakeholders, understanding then seeking to enhance their existing knowledge base and capacity for evidence-based decision-making.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop novel approaches to knowledge exchange that can meet the specific needs of our diverse end-users, and evaluate the effectiveness of these approaches to demonstrate their impact both internally and with these key stakeholder and client groups.

For further information please contact: Professor Mark Howden, Director, Climate Change Institute on T +61 2 6125 7266 or 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 believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. 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.

Closing date: 11.55pm, Friday 31 October 2016

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.