Research Fellow in Religion and Social Sciences Australian National University, Humanities Research Centre (HRC) Australia

Research Fellow in Religion and Social Sciences

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Job no: 518461
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic


Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $96,087.00 - $109,181.00 + 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (3 years)

Position overview


The Humanities Research Centre (HRC) is seeking an academic to undertake independent research for a period of three years in an area related to the scholarly work of Hans Mol. The Hans Mol Research Fellow in Religion and Social Sciences will report regularly to the Head of the HRC, and will be expected to carry out activities designed to develop their research expertise relevant to this particular field of research. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the scholarly life of the HRC and may be required to contribute to graduate teaching and supervision. Occasional time away for research and/or conference travel will be negotiable.


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.


Enquiries: Professor Will Christie T: +61 2 6125 0151


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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.


Position Description & Selection Criteria


Advertised: 12 Jan 2018 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 18 Feb 2018 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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