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The Australian National University

Lecturer Art History and Curatorship

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Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level B

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $96,087 to $109,181 plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing
  • Joining a dynamic research and teaching centre.
  • Location within Australia's national university.
  • Close proximity to Australia's leading national cultural institutions.

Position overview

The position will contribute to the research activity of the School of Art & Design in art and/or design history and provide high quality and innovative teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level. The Centre fosters interdisciplinary, cross cultural and object-based research and works closely with cultural institutions. Its programs incorporate art history, design history, art theory and curatorship courses which are delivered to a diverse student body including visual arts, design, art and design history, curatorship and flexible double degree students.  

The successful candidate will have a PhD in art or design history, a research specialisation evidenced through publications, teaching and supervisory experience at a tertiary level, and a demonstrable involvement in the art gallery and art museum sector.

The School of Art & Design is part of the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS), the largest of seven Colleges at ANU. The College has a substantial international research presence and staff and students come from more than 60 nations ensuring a vibrant campus life.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is structured into two main research schools, and 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.

For more information, please contact Helen Ennis, T: 6125 5839 E:

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

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

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

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