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Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration
Australian National University

Date Posted Jul. 11, 2019
Title Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration
University Australian National University
Canberra, ACT, Australia
Department Graduate School of Public Policy
Application Deadline Aug. 11, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Public Policy & Administration

Classification: Academic Level E1
Salary package: $174,814 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (5 years)

Position overview
Part of the Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific, the Crawford School of Public Policy at The Australian National University is Asia and the Pacific’s leading graduate public policy school. Home to some of the region’s most important researchers, staff are active on government committees and in key advisory roles across government, business and civil society.

A global leader in education and research that supports outstanding leadership and enriches the public sector, ANZSOG works for government owners and with university partners to lift the quality of public sector leadership across Australia and New Zealand.

The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) and the Crawford School of Public Policy are seeking an outstanding candidate to further develop its excellent research profile and to maintain its successful post graduate programs. The appointee will influence significant research activities of ANZSOG as Deputy Dean (Research) and be a key member of the ANZSOG Research Committee and the Policy and Governance Department within the Crawford School of Public Policy.

With a focus on demand-based research, the Chair will shape strategy and set the agenda for the best way to engage with government. Working collaboratively with the ANZSOG scholarly and senior practitioner network, the appointee will foster relationships with universities, governments, departments and agencies domestically and globally to inform research priorities.

With a postdoctoral qualification in public administration or other relevant discipline, the successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of scholarly activity, including an interest in engaging with early career researchers, a strong publication record and evidence of success in competitive grant funding. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills will be essential, with the ability to work collaboratively and build relationships with key stakeholders.

For confidential enquires and applications, please contact Fisher Leadership’s Sharyn Gowans or Pauline Gates via +61 1300 347 437 or
Quote reference number AZGcpa0619.

Applications close 11 August 2019.

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Contact Information

  • Sharyn Gowans
    Australian National University
    Canberra, ACT 2000
  • +61 1300 347 437


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