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Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome. We've also partnered with Blacktown City Council to open a new ACU campus in Blacktown, Western Sydney, in 2021.
As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.
The Australian Catholic University (ACU) in Melbourne is seeking further researchers (senior, mid and early career) of outstanding achievement in the discipline of political science to join its recently established Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences in a continuing research-only position*
In the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, ACU has risen to the 351-400 band and sits in the 201-250 band for Arts and Humanities. Under Director Professor Joy Damousi, the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences will support ACU’s continued growth and success in the key disciplines of History, Political Science, Sociology and Literature.
*Explanation note: These positions are not fixed-term but continuing, which, in the Australian context, means there is no end date and would normally continue until such time as the staff member resigns or retires.
See also: https://www.acu.edu.au/research/our-research-institutes/institute-for-humanities-and-social-sciences
Applications are welcome from outstanding scholars across subfields in Political Science with special preference for those whose research interests include comparative political economy, historical political economy, political development, and political behavior. Candidates who use quantitative methods are especially encouraged to apply. The position is open as to regional specialisation, including America.
More specifically the role entails:
You will need to have:
The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.
How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description PD Level E Political Science.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.
Total remuneration valued to $220,841 pa, including salary component $187,492 pa (Academic Level E), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
General enquiries can be sent to Professor Michael Ondaatje, Deputy Director, Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers
Applications Close: Monday 28 September, 11:55pm EST
ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.
Advertised: 17 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 28 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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