The appointment comes with an attractive start-up package. The University may also consider placement for a a partner or spouse subject to due diligence in relation to qualifications, field of scholarship and/or research and the availability of suitable work and funding. There is significant flexibility in regard to actual commencement date and physical presence at the ANU.
The CGA Professor will work with the Director to grow the centre into one of the world’s leading Centres of gravitational astrophysics. The CGA Professor, will be accountable to the Director of the Centre, Professor David McClelland. The Professor will work collegially, leading by example to develop and maintain effective, productive and beneficial workplace relationships within the all academic and professional School and College staff, students and honorary appointees, as well as with key industry stakeholders. This position will also have a major mentoring role for students and early career researchers and will engage in collegial and productive collaborations with local, national and international colleagues. In their role as an Academic Level E, the CGA Professor is expected to: • Undertake and foster high impact independent research in gravitational wave research with a view to publishing original and innovative results in international refereed journals, present research at academic seminars and at prestigious national and international conferences, and collaborate with other researchers at a high international level. • Actively seek and secure external funding including leading the preparation and leadership of major multi party collaborative research proposals, e.g. Centres of Excellence. • Make a significant contribution to the teaching activities of the School at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This includes, but is not limited to, the preparation and delivery of lectures and tutorials, the preparation of online material, marking and assessment, consultations with students, acting as a subject coordinator, the initiation and development course/subject material and actively lead overall curriculum development in the discipline and across the College. • Supervise students working on individual or group projects at undergraduate, honours, graduate-coursework levels. Supervision of research students. • Lead, supervise and develop less senior academic and research support staff in the School and College. • Proactively contribute to all aspects of the operation of the School, College and University more broadly. This may include taking on senior leadership and broad supervisory roles. • Lead and initiate major community outreach activities including to prospective students, research institutes, industry, government, the media and the general public for the broader benefit of the University. • Maintain and actively promote high academic standards in all education, research. • Comply with all ANU policies and procedures and in particular those relating to work health and safety and equal opportunity. • Other duties as allocated by the Director of the Centre or the Vice-Chancellor consistent with the classification of the position.
We are seeking inspirational scientific leaders with equity agendas from any area of research covered by the Centre, who can grow ANU’s leadership across all areas of gravitational wave astronomy. To excel in this role, you will have: - A strong track record in any areas related to gravitational wave research - A strong track record in leading research teams at national and international levels - An agenda for promoting equity and diversity and positive culture in workplace Selection Criteria 1. A PhD in Physics or Astrophysics, with an outstanding track record of independent research in the field as evidenced by highly cited publications in leading peer-reviewed journals and conferences, a record of developing and maintaining collaborations with world leading researchers and institutes and by other measures such as prestigious awards, invitations to give keynote addresses at leading conferences, elite membership of professional institutes etc. 2. An outstanding track record of articulating and prosecuting innovative research in the field and a compelling vision for the activities they will undertake and lead at the ANU. 3. An extensive record of leading and winning bids for competitive external funding to support individual and collaborative research activities, and the demonstrated ability to identify similar opportunities for others to pursue and to provide mentoring in the process. 4. Evidence of effective teaching at all levels and the demonstrated ability to set the education agenda of the School in the applicants area of expertise. 5. An outstanding track record of successfully supervising and graduating high quality PhD/Masters research students as evidenced by, for example, the subsequent positions held by these students. 6. Proven success in academic leadership, including mentoring and developing academic colleagues to achieve goals. Excellent oral and written English language skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of staff and students in a cross-disciplinary academic environment and to foster respectful and productive working relationships with staff, students and colleagues at all levels. 7. A demonstrated high-level understanding of equal opportunity principles and a commitment to the application of these policies in a University context.
Classification: Academic Level E Salary package: $176,614 - $187,079 per annum plus 17% Superannuation Term: Full-time Continuing - Excellent employer superannuation contributions - On campus childcare facilities - Attractive start-up package
Canberra, ACT In order to apply for this role, please make sure that you upload the following documents: - A statement addressing the selection criteria, and - A current curriculum vitae (CV). Please note the successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. For more information about the position please contact Prof. David McClelland on T: +61 2 6125 9888 or E: [email protected] Applications close: 22 Apr 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time