Postdoctoral Fellow and Editor

Job no: 492652
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Academic Level A

Salary package: O.5 FTE ($64,386 to $81,672, pro rata + 17.5% Super), 12 month contract

For more details and to apply click here.

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific 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.

New Mandala, a website hosted by the School of International, Political and Strategic Studies in the College of Asia and the Pacific, seeks to appoint an Editor to support its expansion. The website was founded in 2006 and since then has grown to become the preeminent on-line forum for academic discussions of Southeast Asian politics, societies and cultures.

New Mandala’s Postdoctoral Fellow and Editor will research and write in their area of expertise while playing the key role in the website’s daily maintenance, including through content creation, liaison with contributors, production of special features, and responses to breaking events. The Postdoctoral Fellow and Editor will be provided with support, guidance and direction from senior staff, with an increasing degree of autonomy over time.

For the right candidate a full-time position may be negotiated.
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Application information

In order to apply for this exciting new role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria (available here).
  • 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.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: Contrary to earlier advice applications for this position will be accepted from nationals of any country, including those without Australian residency or a valid work permit.

Enquiries can be directed to Dr Nicholas Farrelly at or on +61 2 6125 8220.