Applications for RegNet's next Director now open

30th June 2019

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Applications are now closed

The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) is seeking an internationally renowned scholar and accomplished academic leader as our new Director.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Asia and the Pacific, the Director will be responsible for the overall operational management, research and educational leadership of the School, consistent with the strategic plan of the School, College and ANU. This will include leading national and international research collaborations, international policy outreach and partnership with multiple stakeholders.

Highly developed communication skills and the capacity to influence effectively should be complemented by the ability to engage across the School, College and ANU to encourage integrative research, teaching and outreach frameworks. Excellent people management capability should be combined with effective financial planning skills. The ability to build relationships while engendering a positive culture of collaboration will be essential.

About RegNet

RegNet undertakes research and education in governance and regulation associated with major social, environmental and health challenges. Our work is based on principles of social justice, environmental sustainability and human wellbeing. We test and develop theory; provide rigorous qualitative and quantitative empirical evidence on important issues, and proactively engage in the policy debates in Australia, the Asia Pacific region and internationally.

RegNet’s world renowned approach to interdisciplinarity draws critically upon theory and methodologies from a range of fields including anthropology, criminology, economics, international relations, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, public administration, public health, and sociology. Currently we work in the following thematic areas: Climate, Energy & the Environment; Law, Justice and Human Rights; Society, Safety & Health; Trade, Investment & Intellectual Property. We welcome new areas.

Our most recent Annual Report is available online.

Applications close July 31, 2019.

More information on the position and application process is available on ANU Jobs online.

For confidential enquiries and further information about the School please contact Professor Michael Wesley (

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