Professor, School of Regulation and Global Governance

The Australian National University

Classification: Academic Level E

Position overview
The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region.

The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) is one of five Schools/Centres in CAP. RegNet undertakes interdisciplinary research and education in governance and regulation associated with major social and environmental issues. Our work is based on principles of social justice, sustainability and human wellbeing. We test and develop theory; provide rigorous qualitative and quantitative empirical evidence on important issues, and proactively engage in the policy debates in Australia, the Asia Pacific region and internationally.

RegNet harnesses deep disciplinary expertise alongside a world renowned approach to interdisciplinarity – drawing critically upon theory and methodologies from a range of fields including anthropology, criminology, economics, international relations, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, public administration, public health, and sociology. Currently we work in the following thematic areas: Climate, Energy & the Environment; Law, Justice and Human Rights; Society, Safety & Health; Trade, Investment & Intellectual Property. We welcome new research directions.

RegNet seeks a world renowned scholar and academic leader in the field of Regulation and Governance, to join an established interdisciplinary School. In addition to an internationally acclaimed reputation, the successful candidate will have expertise in interdisciplinary scholarship, ideally with an emphasis on the Asia Pacific region.

The Professor will play a leading role in all RegNet activities and will be part of the leadership team within RegNet. In addition to undertaking internationally acclaimed research, the Professor will teach across the education programs, and supervise research students. They will contribute to strategic management and planning activities and will undertake senior academic administrative tasks within the School.

Reporting to the School Director the Professor will work in close partnership with academics across the School and will maintain close links with other academic experts in related fields.  The Professor will actively engage in the intellectual life of RegNet, CAP and the wider University community.

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Applications close on 15 October 2017.

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