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The Australian National University

Professor, School of Regulation and Global Governance

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

Classification: Level E1

Classification: Academic Level E
Salary package: $171,386 – 181,646 per annum, plus 17% superannuation

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) is one of four Schools in CAP.

RegNet undertakes interdisciplinary research and education in governance and regulation associated with major social and environmental issues. Our work is based on principles of social justice, sustainability and human wellbeing. We test and develop theory; provide rigorous qualitative and quantitative empirical evidence on important issues, and proactively engage in the policy debates in Australia, the Asia Pacific region and internationally.

RegNet harnesses deep disciplinary expertise alongside a world renowned approach to interdisciplinarity – drawing critically upon theory and methodologies from a range of fields including anthropology, criminology, economics, international relations, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, public administration, public health, and sociology. Currently we work in the following thematic areas: Climate, Energy & the Environment; Law, Justice and Human Rights; Society, Safety & Health; Trade, Investment & Intellectual Property. We welcome new research directions.

RegNet seeks a world renowned scholar and academic leader in the field of Regulation and Governance, to join an established interdisciplinary School. In addition to an internationally acclaimed reputation, the successful candidate will have expertise in interdisciplinary scholarship, ideally with an emphasis on the Asia Pacific region.

The Professor will play a leading role in all RegNet activities and will be part of the leadership team within RegNet. In addition to undertaking internationally acclaimed research, the Professor will teach across the education programs, and supervise research students. They will contribute to strategic management and planning activities and will undertake senior academic administrative tasks within the School.

Reporting to the School Director the Professor will work in close partnership with academics across the School and will maintain close links with other academic experts in related fields.  The Professor will actively engage in the intellectual life of RegNet, CAP and the wider University community.

Enquiries: Professor Sharon Friel, e-mail: 

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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