Dean, ANU College of Law

Canberra, Australia
23 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Australian National University (ANU) is ranked in the global top 20, making it unique in the nation. Based in the capital city, the ANU is a distinctive, exceptional institution, renowned for the quality of its research, the excellence of its teaching, and its ongoing contribution to public policy and public life.

The ANU College of Law is currently ranked 16th in the world in its field, and is the national law school of Australia. Its academic staff are recognised as leaders in their fields, and its research and teaching is the basis of its global reputation.

The University now seeks to appoint a distinguished scholar and academic leader to become the next Dean of the ANU College of Law. The Dean will ensure that the College continues to model the excellence for which it is renowned, and addresses the major legal, social and political challenges of the 21st century, consistent with the aspirations and responsibilities of the national university.

As a member of the ANU Senior Management Group, the Dean will be a proven and inspiring leader with a distinguished record of scholarship in an environment of academic excellence. A deep knowledge of the law, preferably in a government, constitutional or public policy domain, is essential.

Employment term

5 years

Closing date

Wednesday 19 July 2017 at midday AEST.


For further information, please go to and quote reference number 3010. Or alternatively please contact Lori Rayner or call +61 (0)2 8354 4014.

Apply online quoting reference 3010