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The Australian National University

Academic Level A - Academic Associate/PhD Candidate

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

Classification: Level A

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $70,107 - $88,446 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • Are you a graduate?
  • Are you looking to undertake your PhD while concurrently gaining some teaching and research experience?

The ANU is seeking applications from emerging Indigenous scholars who are eager to undertake a PhD with any of our seven academic colleges. This is a fantastic opportunity for recent graduates who would value the opportunity to develop their teaching and research experience, while completing PhD study at Australia’s leading research university.

Successful applicants  will spend 60% of their time working towards their PhD and 40% of their time participating in Academic Associate duties related to their PhD topic.

This is an Identified Level A position, fixed term for five years providing a supported pathway into academia for the right candidates.  

Please see that attached position description for more information on the duties associated with this role.For more information, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Professor Richard Baker, Pro Vice-Chancellor (University Experience) on 02 6125 8485 or via email on

These are identified positions in accordance with the University’s Identified Position Policy and only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply.

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 supporting documents.

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 Standard Time

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