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The Australian National University

Senior Project Officer, Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia

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

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $75,608 - $87,570 (pro rata) per annum plus 17% superannuation
Fixed Term, 2 Years, Part time, 17.5 hours per week
Position overview

In 2005 Macquarie/Macmillan and the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) at the Australian National University (ANU) produced the 1st Edition of the ground-breaking Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia. The 2nd edition will be a collaborative venture between CAEPR at the ANU and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). CAEPR will be responsible for the overall coordination of the Atlas; the mapping will be carried out by the ‘Geospatial solutions’ section of the ABS and the atlas will published by Macquarie Dictionary Publishers.

The product will be badged as an ANU contribution to the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and will come out in late 2019. As in the 1st Edition, the work will be in full colour and have 21 chapters with some 300 maps plus graphs, illustrations and explanatory text.

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.

Enquiries: Tracy Deasey T: 02 6125 0587 E: 

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.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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