Research Officer in Public Policy

Canberra, Australia
$66,904 - $79,230 per annum
16 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANUO5/6

Salary package: $66,904 - $79,230 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Fixed Term, 3 years 

  • Work within the University's leading graduate public policy school under the supervision of Professor Helen Sullivan, an internationally-recognised expert in democratic accountability and the evaluation of government policy.
  • Use your research experience and project management skills to provide high level research support to Professor Sullivan across a range of public policy areas.
  • This opportunity is being offered as a fixed term appointment of three (3) years, which may be extended dependent on funding availability. The preferred start date is between May and July 2017.

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 Crawford School of Public Policy is Australia's premier public policy school, with recognised world-class expertise and experience in economics, political science, environmental management and development, and on key Asia-Pacific countries.

Working under the supervision of the School Director, Professor Helen Sullivan, the Research Officer provides high quality research and administrative support within the Crawford School of Public Policy to advance the research and policy impact priorities for the School, College and ANU.

Enquiries contact: Nicholas Walsh, phone (02) 6125 6451 or email

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

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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.

Closing date: 11.55pm, Sunday 2 April 2017

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 Australia.

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