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LecturerSenior Lecturer in Military Studies

Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic
Classification: Level B

Classification: Academic Level B/CSalary package: A$99,809– A$133,202 per annum plus 17% superannuationTerm: Full time, fixed term (up to 2 years)
Join a vibrant multi-disciplinary community of scholars in Australia’s leading centre for research and education in strategic and defence affairs.
Shape curriculum development in the field of military studies across four academic programs.
Work closely with civilian and military students from Australia and across the world.
Position overview
The Australian National University (ANU) has an international reputation as a leading university in research, education, and policy expertise. Distinguished by its relentless pursuit of excellence, the ANU attracts leading academics and outstanding students from Australia and around the world.
The ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs (Bell School) is a world-leading centre for research, education, and policy analysis on international and Asia Pacific politics, security, diplomacy, and strategic affairs. The School comprises a number of exciting, interdisciplinary, intellectual communities: the Department of International Relations, the Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy, the Department of Political and Social Change, the Department of Pacific Affairs, and the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.
The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia’s largest body of scholars dedicated to research and education relating to the use of armed force in its political context. Within the broad field of strategic studies, SDSC’s activities are concentrated within three multi-disciplinary clusters: Australian Defence and Strategic Policy, Military Studies, and Asia-Pacific Security. SDSC conducts four major educational programs at undergraduate and graduate level as well as being home to a vibrant community of PhD scholars. SDSC is seeking a world-class academic with expertise in air power history and theory, sea power history and theory, post-Second World War military theory and operations, and/or the contemporary and emerging character of war.
The successful applicant will be based primarily at Australian National University’s Acton campus and, depending on expertise and experience, will contribute to all of its educational programs, including the Military and Defence Studies Program at the Australian War College at Weston Creek.
The appointment will be at Academic Level B or Academic Level C, depending on the attributes and experience of the successful applicant.
The appointment will be for an initial period of up to two years, with the potential for renewal or conversion at the end of the initial employment agreement.
For more information about this position please contact Dr Garth Pratten, E: or T: +61 2 6125 6503
ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit
Application information
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
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.
A sample of academic writing (chapter or article).
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 16 Sep 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 14 Oct 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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LecturerSenior Lecturer in Military Studies The Australian National University


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