The ARC is seeking applications from talented individuals with skills from a variety of backgrounds who aspire to work on a range of meaningful projects and tasks. 

Why Work for the ARC?

Workplace Diversity 

ARC supports the principles of workplace diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds and people with disability. This is supported by the ARC's Reconciliation Action Plan 2018–March 2019

Safe and Fair Workplace

ARC is committed to providing a safe, healthy and fair workplace free from discrimination and harassment. This is supported by the ARC Discrimination and Harassment-free Workplace Policy – PDF Format (646KB) – Word Format (1MB).

Work/Life Balance

The ARC assists its employees to balance their work and lives through the provision of flexible working arrangements and conditions, flexible leave arrangements, health & wellbeing and employee assistance programs.

Salary Arrangements

ARC also offers a generous remuneration and superannuation package. Our pay scales and conditions can be viewed in detail in the ARC Enterprise Agreement 2017–2020  – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (388KB).

Current Vacancies

Below is a list of the vacancies available at the ARC. Applicants are encouraged to read through the selection documentation linked to the vacancy to gain an understanding of what the job entails before submitting your application.

How to Apply

Our Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process is all about getting the right people into the right jobs. We are looking for motivated, agile and resilient people from a variety of backgrounds, academic disciplines and private sector who want to help make our organisation a better place.

You must read the ARC Recruitment: Information for Applicants document before submitting your application. This will help ensure that you include all relevant information in your application and give you an understanding of the assessment and selection methods used at ARC.

To submit your application, please complete the following and email through to recruitment@arc.gov.au:

  • Application Cover Form  – PDF Format (120KB) – Word Format (32KB).
  • Your Response (Minimum Font: 10pt - Maximum Words: will vary—please check selection documentation)
  • Resume

Please include the reference number and position title in the subject of the email to enable us to clearly identify which position you are applying for.