Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor (Female Identified Position)

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Australian National University
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) at The Australian National University (ANU) is welcoming applications for a tenured faculty position from world-class female and female identifying researchers. The position is open to researchers in all fields of astronomy and astrophysics; we welcome applications from theorists, observers, and instrumentalists. The faculty member will contribute to the strategic goals of RSAA through excellence in research, teaching, and other professional activities. They will drive the School’s research programs, and will win grants, supervise graduate students, and teach undergraduates.

RSAA has world-class staff and students, and an exceptional track record in research and teaching. The vibrant and diverse astronomical research community at RSAA has access to a broad array of facilities, including optical telescopes operated by ANU at Siding Spring Observatory (AAT 4m, ANU 2.3m) and radio telescopes (ATCA, Parkes, ASKAP, MWA). ANU is a partner in the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) project and Australia is a strategic partner of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) with access to telescopes at Paranal and La Silla. RSAA has access to the National Computational Infrastructure supercomputers, as well as in-house compute clusters. RSAA develops sophisticated astronomical and space hardware in the state-of-the-art facilities at our Advanced Technology and Instrumentation Centre.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. RSAA is the recipient of a Silver Pleiades Award recognising outstanding, sustained commitment to best practice in relation to the aims of equity, inclusion and diversity. ANU is a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Range
$83,000USD to $105,500USD
Compensation Notes

AUD129,049 - AUD163,808 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Nov 10
Application Deadline
2024 Jan 04
Reference Code


Stuart Wyithe