Postdoctoral positions at ANU

Please see below details of some exciting postdoctoral positions currently being advertised at ANU. 

The first role (Level A, 3 years) is to work on an ARC Discovery Project called “Thwarted Identity: The missing link between prejudice and psychopathology” (in collab with Michael Platow, Cath Haslam and Alex Haslam). Broadly speaking, this project will re-examine the link between prejudice and mental health from a social identity perspective. This would best suit a recent or soon-to-be PhD grad in social psychology with experience applying social identity theorising to intergroup relations, prejudice, or mental health.    

The second role (Level A, continuing contingent funded for a minimum of 18 months) is to work in on an NHMRC Investigator Project called “Unlocking the social cure: Innovations in basic and translational science of the social determinants of mental health”. This project is focused on social cure research broadly construed and would best suit a recent or soon-to-be PhD grad in social, clinical, or health psychology who has expertise in social identity theorising in the context of mental health.

Finally, we also expect to have a third role available (Level B, 12 months fixed term commencing late July 2024) on an ACT Wellbeing Framework government partnership (in collab with Kate Reynolds). This may be appointed from a merit list from the advertisements above if suitable candidates are identified. This role would ideally suit someone with expertise in social/structural approaches to wellbeing and/or research partnerships.

Interested parties will find the position descriptions, selection criteria, and application requirements at the links above and are welcome to contact  for more details.