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We are always interested in hearing from people working across various areas relating to the Responsible Innovation Lab’s research.  If you are a researcher or a practitioner interested in collaborating, or would like to register your interest in upcoming vacancies, please enter your details in the form below.


1 Faculty position (Lecturer , Level B)

The successful candidate has a passion for teaching and researching socio-technical systems, responsible innovation, and socio-ethical considerations in technology.

The candidate will have a PhD in Science Communication, Engineering in Society, Technology studies, Information Systems or a related area and teaching/research experience in areas such as systems science and responsible innovation.

For more information, please contact Dr Ehsan Nabavi,


To learn more:

Deadline for this position closes on July 17, 2023.  



3 Faculty positions

The National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) is seeking applicants for three different positions: 

    • A Research Fellow/Lecturer will play a role in the evolution of the Centre’s research, teaching and outreach activities. They are expected to collaborate with other researchers at CPAS and with colleagues at a national and/or international level. They will create a strong culture for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching, research and engagement. To learn more: for this position closes on January 29, 2023. 

    • Two continuing academic faculty members at Academic Levels B, C, or D (equivalent to Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Associate Professor). Candidates whose research and teaching is focussed on one or more area of science communication – e.g., responsible innovation, science and public policy, and the science/society relationship will be considered on their merits, with the primary criteria for selection being academic excellence. To learn more: Deadline for this position closes on February 19, 2023.  




2 Research Assistant Positions

There are at least two casual research assistant positions available at RI-Lab.

The successful candidates need a background in science and technology studies (STS) or a related discipline.

The working hours will be flexible based on the candidate’s availability (7-15 hours per week).

Please send your EOI to no later than October 20,2022.

Please send your application  as one pdf document. Your application must consist of: 

(i) CV , (ii) a motivational letter (max. 1 page),  (iii) a pertinent work sample (e.g. a seminar paper, a webpage you have created etc.)



5 Casual Sessional Academic Positions 

There are at least five casual sessional academic positions available at ANU.

The successful candidates need wide range of technical skills and experience, particularly in systems thinking, and science and technology studies (STS) or a related discipline. If you have the ability to engage, educate and enjoy working as part of a team, we would like to hear from you.

Please send your EOI to

Review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until all positions have been filled.

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

      • Up to 2 page statement including: a brief summary of your teaching experience, either at the ANU or another institution and include any relevant industry experience.
      • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least two references.

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