Research Fellow in Demography

Canberra, Australia
03 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
11 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B (Research)
Salary package: $96,087 - $109,181 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Fixed Term, 2 years

Position overview

The School of Demography is seeking a Research Fellow to conduct high quality research support related to an Australian Research Council Discovery Project on ‘Overcoming the Problems of Inconsistent Migration Data in the Asia Pacific.’

The appointee will have specialist skills in statistical modelling, programming, conducting quantitative data analysis and preparing reports, and will work with the investigators to meet the research objectives of the project. The Research Fellow will report directly to Professor James Raymer in the School of Demography.

The School of Demography is situated within the Research School of Social Sciences and has the largest concentration of demographers in Australia actively engaged in a broad range of demographic research areas, including fertility, family, ageing, mortality and migration, as well as the interdisciplinary research areas of social networks, gender, modelling, forecasting and the environment.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

For more information, please contact Prof James Raymer, T: 02 6125 3699 E:

Closing date: 11 May 2018

Position description:  Research Fellow Level B Demography_PD_2018-03.pdf

The School of Demography actively encourages women, applicants of non-binary gender, and applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds to apply for this position. The School is committed to developing a diverse staffing profile, and supporting flexible working arrangements that take into account caring responsibilities. If desired, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with senior women within the School of Demography, the Research School of Social Sciences and College, and the School will support mentoring opportunities.

The University and the School 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.

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 this country.