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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: $103,841 - $117,736 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term appointment of three years

Position overview

As Australia’s national university, one of our defining roles is to contribute to improving the wellbeing of Australia’s Indigenous peoples. ANU aspires to be the destination of choice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholars as a place of education, of research and of policy. Leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics work at ANU, who are enthusiastic about nurturing and mentoring – and learning from – the next generation of Indigenous scholars from across the country and around the world. This unique position will sit in the National Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Research, one of five centres within the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH). The Centre is Aboriginal-led and approximately half of staff and students identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. The Centre conducts cutting-edge innovative and multidisciplinary large-scale research in areas across the social and cultural determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing.  

The Indigenous Research Fellow position is an identified Indigenous role for the period of three years as a possible pathway to an Academic career within the Australian National University. The position will have a specific focus on Indigenous Data Sovereignty (IDS) and Indigenous Data Governance (IDG), as well as contributing to research activities across the Centre. The Research Fellow will contribute to the IDS research agenda, in collaboration with the Maiam nayri Wingara (MnW) IDS collective. The MnW collective are responsible for research, consultancy and advocacy-based work, and building a range of tools and resources to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations and other organisations to implement IDS principles. The approach across the Centre is to conduct research in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, communities, and organisations, and to frame work using a strengths-based approach, where possible.

For further information, please contact Bobby Maher E: Bobby.Maher@anu.edu.au

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Application information

In order to apply for his role, please make sure that you upload the following documents:

      • A statement addressing the selection criteria, and
      • A current curriculum vitae (CV).

This is an identified Indigenous position and in accordance with ANU policies and procedures confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage will be required as part of the application.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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