Lecturer in Comparative Politics
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Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Classification: Level B
Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $99, 80 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, continuing
The School of Politics and International Relations, the top ranked political
science department in Australia, is seeking to make a continuing, full-time
academic appointment in Comparative Politics. The position is broadly defined
and open in terms of specializations within Comparative Politics, but
expertise in one or more of the following areas is of particular interest:
Political Economy, Ethnicity/Nationalism, and Theory, Gender, and Quantitative
The appointee will have an excellent record or demonstrated potential for
excellence in research and publication, and in education. As well as teaching,
the appointee will be expected to undertake research relevant to their field
of expertise, supervision of PhD students and to work collegiality with other
members of the school. This position is based in Canberra.
The successful applicant should have a background in political science and
will be expected to teach 2-3 courses per year. An ability to contribute to
teaching quantitative research methods and/or courses in the Politics,
Philosophy & Economics (PPE) subfield is desirable. Availability to start in
January 2022 is highly desirable.
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.
Enquires: Prof Ben Goldsmith, T: 02 6125 182 E:email@example.com
The School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR) actively
encourages women, applicants of non-binary gender, and applicants from diverse
cultural backgrounds to apply for this position. SPIR is committed to
developing a diverse staffing profile, and supporting flexible working
arrangements that take into account caring responsibilities. If desired, the
successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with senior women
within SPIR, the Research School of Social Sciences and the College, and SPIR
will support mentoring opportunities.
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: // services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following
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.
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.
Position Description & Selection Criteria
Advertised: 23 Apr 2021 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Jul 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time