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Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Classification: Level B

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $99,809 - $113,165 per annum, plus 17% superannation

  • Are you an early career doctoral graduate?
  • Do you have the potential to become a world-leading academic in your field? 

The Australian National University (ANU) aspires to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians.

To fulfil this aspiration, ANU is building a substantial Indigenous research and education community that can generate world leading and influential Indigenous-led research which informs policy and practice and contributes to our understanding of the world.

We seek applications from early-career doctoral graduates to undertake a five-year fellowship program under the ANU Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme.

These Fellowships aim to attract talented, recent Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctoral graduates across all the academic disciplines of the University with the potential to become academic leaders in their discipline area.

Successful applicants will undertake both teaching and research over this five-year fellowship with a potential pathway to a continuing position at the University after three years. This is an Identified Level B position.

Please see that attached position description for more information on the duties associated with this role.

You can read more about the Postdoctoral Fellowships Program and position here.

For more information, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Executive Officer to the Vice-Chancellor, Caterina Giugovaz:

This is an identified position in accordance with the University’s Identified Position Policy and only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply.

The 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

To apply for this role, please upload the following documents:

  • A proposed research plan.
  • 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 applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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