Postdoctoral Fellow in Crawford School of Public Policy
Australian National University, College of Asia and the Pacific

Postdoctoral Fellow

Job no: 533526
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic


Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $73,309 - $92,015 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (3 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. 


Crawford School of Public Policy is one of four Schools within CAP and one of the world’s leading public policy schools. Crawford School is the university's focal point for contributing to public policy research, education and policy impact. Its graduate programs have trained many of the region’s leaders, and its research has impacted on policy making. Public policy scholarship at Crawford School is characterised by high quality, policy-relevant research across a range of disciplines.


We are seeking a post-doctoral early career researcher to be appointed at Level A (Postdoctoral Fellow) within Crawford School’s Policy and Governance program.  The Postdoctoral Fellow will be primarily engaged in research on Indian politics or public policy, whether domestic or international in nature.  We are particularly interested in candidates with interests in political economy, economic development, or technological change.  The position will also involve sharing research findings and new perspectives with the wider public.  Fellows with appropriate credentials may have opportunities to contribute to teaching at the Crawford School as well.


The Fellow will also be a member of the New Generation Network (NGN) at the Australia India Institute (Aii). The NGN is a partnership of Australian universities supporting an interdisciplinary collection of postdoctoral fellows undertaking research on contemporary India. NGN scholars participate in twice yearly NGN activities, receive Aii mentorship, and collaborate with other scholars across the network. They also receive professional development opportunities, interacting with figures from government, business, and third sector organisations. In addition, NGN scholars are able to avail of the facilities provided by Aii in Delhi.


For further information please contact Associate Professor Andrew Kennedy, E:


Increasing the representation of women, academics from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is a strategic priority for the Crawford School. We strongly encourage applications from these groups.


ANU Values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. People with a disability are encouraged to apply. For more information about staff equity at ANU, read here:


The Australian National University is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. For more information, please see here:


 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: 17 Dec 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 16 Feb 2020 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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