Free open Job in Australasia Distinguished Visiting Mentor 2020 at The Australian National University

The University seeks applications for its Distinguished Visiting Mentor scheme within the ANU College of Law. This prestigious fellowship is one of the College’s flagship programs and supports visits from world-class academics who are leading scholars in their field and whose diverse intellectual interests encompass fields within law, legal theory, or interdisciplinary studies. DVM’s normally visit for 2 – 4 weeks, giving a College seminar on their recent research and engaging, in a master class or through face-to-face conversations, with a wide range of the College’s academic staff and post-graduate students. The College is committed to the scholarly trajectory of all its members and welcomes applications from leading scholars who share our commitments.

The DVM program has attracted many major international scholars over the years.

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The Australian National University is one of the world’s leading universities. It is highly regarded in law and has strengths across many disciplines in humanities and social sciences, including anthropology, politics and international relations, history, sociology, literature and philosophy. In addition to a very broad spectrum of research, ANU College of Law hosts centres in Commercial Law, International & Public Law, Military & Security Law, and in Law, Arts & the Humanities, and has a vibrant program in Law Reform and Social Justice.

Canberra is Australia’s capital, and the ANU has forged strong connections with key institutions in politics and government, as well as with major cultural institutions including the Australian National Library, the National Gallery of Australia, and the National Museum of Australia.

DVM’s are invited to be in residence at a time of their convenience during the academic year. The fellowship will fund economy airfares, accommodation and transfers, and some living expenses, while you are based at the ANU.

Please provide a full CV and a brief covering letter outlining your interest in becoming a DVM in the ANU College of Law and saying something about your current or recent research projects, to Closing date for expressions of interests is 31 March 2019.

Professor Desmond Manderson FRSC FAAL Chair, Visitors Committee, ANU College of Law

Professor Sally Wheeler OBE MRIA FAcSS FAAL

Dean, ANU College of Law




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