Research Fellow in Criminology

Canberra, Australia
24 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B/C
Salary package: $96,087 - $128,825 AUD per annum, plus 17% superannuation
Terms: 5 year fixed term appointment, with an option to transition to a continuing appointment (following a review after three 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. 

RegNet is one of five Schools/Centres in CAP and is a dynamic community of scholars from different disciplines united by our interest in governance and regulation. It has received international recognition as one of the world’s most vibrant governance and regulatory academic centres, combining rigorous interdisciplinary research with innovative forms of knowledge-translation locally, nationally and globally. Our work is built on principles of justice, sustainability and human well-being. Currently we work in the following thematic areas: Climate, Energy & the Environment; Law, Justice and Human Rights; Society, Safety & Health; Trade, Investment & Intellectual Property. We welcome new research directions.

RegNet is seeking a world-class early to mid-career academic in the field of Criminology to join an established interdisciplinary team. In addition to a strong personal research trajectory, the successful candidate will have interest and expertise in comparative and interdisciplinary scholarship with an emphasis on the Asia Pacific region.

The Research Fellow or Fellow will be a key member of RegNet’s research program in criminology, undertaking world-class research in that field and contributing to one or more of RegNet’s existing work programs such as restorative justice, transnational and international crime and criminal justice, and cyber-crime and cyber security.

The Research Fellow or Fellow will teach graduate courses in the Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation; and will convene that Masters program. They will also engage in the intellectual life of RegNet, CAP and the wider University community.

Enquiries: Professor Veronica Taylor, e-mail: 

Read more about RegNet:

Closing date: 11 February 2018

Position description:  Research Fellow_Fellow (Criminology) Booklet V5.pdf

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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.