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Multiple Post-Docs Positions available at the Global Institute of Women's Leadership

22.05.2021, by Tina Keil

Australian National University
Application deadline: June 27th, 2021

Logo: Australian National University
Logo: Australian National University

We are looking to recruit multiple post-docs to join our multi-disciplinary team at the Global Institute of Women's Leadership at The Australian National University, Canberra.

  • Outstanding opportunity to work with world-leading expert Professor Michelle Ryan for an Institute that aims to create a world where being a woman is not a barrier to becoming a leader in any field.
  • Develop evidence frameworks, models and theories which support a better understanding of and address the causes of women's under-representation in leadership positions across sectors and the Asia Pacific.
  • Work on challenges aligned to GIWL ANU’s research priorities including barriers to women’s representation in leadership, the gendered nature of career trajectories, the intersectional nature of workplace gender discrimination and the role of social and organisational culture in sharing and constraining women’s career trajectories.
  • Supportive and enriching workplace, with flexible work arrangements.
  • Excellent employer superannuation contributions.

Position overview

Chaired by the Hon. Julia Gillard AC, the Global Institute for Women's Leadership (GIWL) brings together research, practice and advocacy to better understand and address the causes of women's under-representation in leadership positions across sectors and countries. Led by inaugural Director, Professor Michelle Ryan, GIWL ANU is the first international base for the Institute established at King’s College London. Through this partnership, ANU helps drive change and seeks to improve gender equity in Asia and the Pacific.

GIWL ANU seeks to recruit multiple Research Fellows to take part in research of international standing. A Level B academic (research intensive) is expected to carry out collaborative and independent research aligned with GIWL’s strategic priorities and to carry out activities to develop their research expertise relevant to the respective field of research. A Level B academic is expected to make an independent contribution through professional practice and expertise. The Research Fellow will work collaboratively as part of a small team and report to the Director of GIWL.

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Feel free to contact Michelle to discuss the role (