Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Development Policy

The Australian National University - Crawford School of Public Policy

The Australian National University (ANU) is one of the world’s foremost research universities. Distinguished by its relentless pursuit of excellence, the University attracts leading academics and outstanding students from Australia and around the world.

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 Crawford School of Public Policy forms part of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and is Australia’s premier public policy school, with recognised world-class expertise and experience in economics, political science, environmental management and development, and on key Asia-Pacific countries.

The Development Policy Centre is a research centre within the Crawford School. The Centre conducts research and promotes discussion in three key areas: Australian aid effectiveness, the Pacific and Papua New Guinea, and global development policy.

The Development Policy Centre is seeking to appoint two early career academics at Level A and/or Level B to contribute to teaching, research and outreach initiatives in economics and public policy at the University of Papua New Guinea.

Based at the UPNG School of Business and Public Policy (SBPP), the Associate Lecturer / Lecturer will work with colleagues at ANU and counterparts in SBPP’s Division of Economics and Division of Public Policy Management to improve the quality of teaching and research in economics and public policy and support broader school-based initiatives at UPNG.

The positions are based in Port Moresby, and will require the candidates to live in Port Moresby for most of the year.

Competitive remuneration packages are available, including various allowances and health insurance.

Security and other logistic requirements will be managed by a contractor of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs.

These positions will be available from the start of 2018, for a minimum period of 12 months, with a possibility of extending through to 2020 subject to funding availability.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

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Closing date: Sunday 17 Dec 2017 11:55:00 PM West Pacific Standard Time

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