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The Australian National University

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Statistics

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level A

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $68,307 - $86,646 per annum plus up to 17% Superannuation
Terms: Fixed term contract, 3 years

Position overview

The Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics comprises a dynamic team of academics focused on achieving excellence in research and teaching. The School is currently seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral fellow (Academic Level A4) in the field of Interdisciplinary Statistical Science.

The successful candidate will be a recent PhD graduate in Statistics or a related field looking to further develop their research potential with leading academics. As well as advancing their own research agenda, the successful candidate will be involved 50% in a large, externally funded cross-disciplinary research project modelling the complex relations among environmental, financial, and well-being outcomes of sustainable farming practices in rural Australia.

For more information, please contact Dr Anton Westveld,

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

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. 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 cover letter.
  • 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 statement addressing the selection criteria.  This statement should be separate from the cover letter and CV.
  • 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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