Associate Lecturer/Lecturer, School of Business and Public Policy

Canberra, Australia
07 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A/B
Salary package: $82,769 - $109,181 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing (Contingent funded)

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.

The Development Policy Centre (Devpolicy) is a research centre within the Crawford School. The Centre conducts research and promotes discussion in three key areas: Australian aid effectiveness, the Pacific and Papua New Guinea, and global development policy.

Devpolicy is seeing to make two appointments at academic level A or level B to contribute to teaching, research and outreach initiatives in economics and public policy at the University of Papua New Guinea.

Based at the UPNG School of Business and Public Policy (SBPP), the Associate Lecturer / Lecturer will work with colleagues at ANU and counterparts in SBPP’s Division of Economics and Division of Public Policy Management to improve the quality of teaching and research in economics and public policy and support broader school-based initiatives at UPNG.

Note that these positions are based in Port Moresby, and will require the candidates to live in Port Moresby for most of the year.

Competitive remuneration packages are available, including various allowances and health insurance.

Security and other logistic needs will be looked after by a managing contractor of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

These positions will be available from the start of 2018, for a minimum period of 12 months, with a possibility of extending through to 2020 subject to funding availability.

For further information please contact Dr Michael Cookson on (+61) 2 6125 5639 or

Closing date: 17 December 2017

Position description:  Level A_B_UPNG.pdf

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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Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply

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.

Applications that do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.