Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow in Human Geography

Canberra, Australia
13 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Sep 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A/B 
Salary package: $71,509 to $111,365 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (2 years, commencing 1 November 2018)

  • Exciting opportunity to work on major project with CSIRO and other partners in Australia and Indonesia
  • Work in the Asia-Pacific region's leading graduate public policy school
  • A diverse role working in a dynamic university environment and team

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 resource and environmental management and development, and on key Asia-Pacific countries.

The Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow will be based in the Resources, Environment and Development program, and will work on the research project  ‘Improving community fire management and peatland restoration in Indonesia’.  At ANU, the project is jointly implemented by the Crawford School of Public Policy and the Fenner School of Environment & Society.

For further enquiries, please contact Professor Luca Tacconi, T: +61 2 6125 7554 E: 

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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.