Postdoctoral/Research Fellow in School of Regulation and Global Governance

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

Classification: Academic Level A or Level B
Salary package: $70,107-$109,181 AUD per annum, plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full-time, fixed term appointment of two 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. 

School of Regulation and Global Governance (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 career academic to contribute to a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) project on 'harnessing financial markets and institutional investment to increase the penetration of clean energy in the Asia Pacific.

The Postdoctoral or Research Fellow will undertake internationally acclaimed research in the area of climate and energy governance, will engage in the education programs within RegNet and more generally in the intellectual life of RegNet, CAP and the wider University community.

Enquiries: Professor Neil Gunningham, e-mail:

Closing date: 3 July 2018

Position description:  Level AB_DFAT2018_29347.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.