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The Australian National University

Lecturer - Economic History

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

Classification: Level B

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $96,087 - $109,181 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed Term (7 years)
  • This is a teaching and research position specifically seeking early career researchers
  • This position will enhance connections between two of the ANU's leading Research Schools
  • The successful applicant will have to opportunity to shape the future development of the ANU's Centre for Economic History

Position overview

The Research School of Economics (RSE) and the School of History, Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), seek applicants for the joint appointment of an early career researcher who will make an exciting contribution to the research and teaching of Economic History. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to consolidate an innovative research program, to be pursued over seven years, and also to develop courses from the second year of their appointment that will engage students at all levels with new directions in their field. This position will enhance the expansion of teaching and research of Economic History at the ANU, be integrally involved in the activities of the Centre for Economic History (RSE), consolidating connections between the two Schools, and contributing to their research cultures. The position is open to scholars of periods, regions and thematic interests which will complement the profile of RSSS and RSE in Economic History.

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.

For more information, please contact Professor Nicholas Brown T: 02 6215 3052 E: Nicholas.Brown@anu.edu.au

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

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

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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