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Apply now Job no: 548700 Work type: Continuing (Contingent Funded) Location: Canberra / ACT Categories: Academic

Classification: Level C

Classification: Academic Level C Salary package : $124,685 - $138,583 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full-time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) until end of 2024

  • Join a leading international research institution specializing in strategy and defence
  • Be a part of Australia's #1 university
  • Enjoy generous benefits, including 17% superannuation
  • About Us

    The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia's largest body of scholars dedicated to research and education relating to the use of armed force in its political context. Within the broad field of Strategic Studies, SDSC's activities are concentrated in three multi-disciplinary clusters: Australian defence and strategic policy; military studies; and Asia-Pacific security. SDSC convenes four major educational programs at undergraduate and graduate level, and includes a vibrant community of PhD scholars. The Centre is one of four departments in the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, a world-leading centre for research, education, and policy analysis on international and Asia Pacific politics, security, diplomacy, and strategic affairs. The Bell School is part of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.

    For more information, visit: https:// us/departments-projects-and-centre

    The Opportunities

    SDSC is seeking to appoint a Fellow, Level C to the Australian Defence Strategic Guidance History Project. The key output of the project will be two publicly available volumes of commentary on the content and development of major Australian Defence Strategic Guidance documents (White Papers) since 1976. The research of the project will be based on extensive archival research as well as interviews on the development of strategic policy guidance in Australia. The Fellow will be part of the leadership group for this project and have responsibility as co-author of one or more volumes.

    The successful candidate will hold a doctorate History or another relevant cognate field. Additionally, they should have a track record of original, independent research in defence policymaking, Australian public policy, military history or other related area. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in published research and program management, the ability to provide leadership as part of a research team, have the potential to attract external funding for research, and a record of excellent engagement of external stakeholders.

    Opportunities for contributing to education will reflecting the primarily research-focused nature of the position.

    These positions are located in Canberra with commencement in January 2023, and the successful candidate must be able to commence within a reasonable timeframe after that. Applicants must be Australian citizens and prepared to undergo a security vetting process. Continued employment may be conditional on obtaining and maintaining a security clearance.

    For further information, please contact Professor Stephan Frühling, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, ANU.

    ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https: //

    How to apply

    In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria (consult the attached Position Description - please ensure you address the selection criteria of the position you wish to apply for).
  • 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.
  • A sample of academic writing (no more than 9,000 words).
  • Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

    Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

    Applicants must be Australian citizens and prepared to undergo a security vetting process. Continued employment may be conditional on obtaining and maintaining a security clearance.

    Position Description & Selection Criteria

    Advertised: 25 Nov 2022 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: 11 Dec 2022 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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