Postdoctoral Fellow in Archaeology

Canberra, Australia
$68,307 - $86,646 per annum
30 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Archaeology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $68,307 - $86,646 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Part-time (28 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 2 years  

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. 

The School of Culture, History and Language brings together scholars, undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest level of excellence in teaching and research at both a National and International level.

The School is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow with expertise in palynology to be part of a large international effort exploring the history and dynamics of climate in the Indo-Pacific Warm Pool. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be centrally engaged in the ARC funded project "The pace and rhythm of climate: 600,000 years in a biological hotspot". The project is in part supported by the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program ( with participants from around the world. While the successful candidate will be based in Australia they will engage with team members from a range of international institutions.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and refine their research expertise through the pursuit of defined goals associated with the project. Engagement with the Department's education program and outreach activities will also be expected. 

For further information please contact Dr Janelle Stevenson on 02 6125 3153 or

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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.

Closing Date: Saturday, 31 December 2016