ANZSOG WA Government Chair

Company:Curtin University

Location:Australia / Bentley

Discipline:Public Administration and Policy

Employment Type:Full-time – fixed term 5 years


ANZSOG WA Government Chair in Public Administration and Policy

Job No: CURTIN267
Location: Bentley, Western Australia
Full-time – fixed term 5 years
$185,736 plus 17% superannuation (ALE)

ANZSOG and Curtin University are pleased to announce this new position and joint appointment, which is also supported by the Western Australian Government.

ANZSOG – the Australia and New Zealand School of Government – is recognised globally as a leader in executive education and research for the public sector. It has a genuine care for good public administration reflecting the aspirations of, and close relationships with, its government owners.

Curtin University is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (ARWU 2017) and in the top 50, under the age of 50 (QS World university rankings 2017). In recent years Curtin has climbed significantly in global league tables and was named a rising star and the most collaborative of Australian universities. Curtin is industry facing, highly engaged with relevant partners and globally has well integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai and Mauritius. Curtin University also has a bold vision to be one of the leading institutions in the Asia-Pacific region and is now entering an exciting phase as it focuses on further building its research capacity, and improving its already strong reputation for innovation in learning and teaching.

Your role

The Chair will be based at Curtin University in Western Australia in the Faculty of Business and Law, within the John Curtin Institute of Public Policy (JCIPP). It will work closely with ANZSOG Academic Deans, the Pro Vice-Chancellor and senior academics within the Faculty of Business and Law at Curtin University, and the Western Australian Government. Its key purpose is to provide teaching, research, outreach and stakeholder engagement across Western Australia, Australia, New Zealand and the Indian Ocean region, and to develop links between governments and universities.

The successful candidate will provide teaching in a range of ANZSOG core executive development programs and conduct research of benefit to teaching programs and the Western Australian government. You will engage with strategic stakeholders and work closely with academic faculty, the scholarly community and senior practitioners across domestic and international spheres.

What you will bring to the role

  • A doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated scholarly activity and a research profile of international standard
  • Exceptional teaching skills
  • Outstanding relationship building, stakeholder engagement and collaboration strengths
  • Ability to generate research income
  • Demonstrated leadership in teaching and innovation

What we offer

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Valuing diversity and inclusion

Curtin University is committed to aboriginal reconciliation, gender equity, diversity and social justice and aims to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process, please advise us if you require access assistance.

How to apply

For further information and to be considered for this position please apply directly on Curtin University's website,

Contact details

For further information please contact Professor John Phillimore, Executive Director, John Curtin Institute of Public Policy (JCIPP) – 08 9266 2849 or email

Applications close: 5pm, 20th September 2018.


Curtin University reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time.

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