AAL is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee whose members are all Australian universities and research organisations with a significant astronomy research capability. Its core business is to manage programs which provide astronomers with access to national astronomy infrastructure, including data and computing infrastructure.
AAL finances a portfolio of infrastructure projects and facilities from Australian Government funding. AAL oversees the progress of these projects and reports regularly on them to the Government.
AAL is seeking nominations from members of the astronomy community and other suitably qualified individuals keen to serve in one of several capacities.
AAL is looking to appoint:
Detailed descriptions of all the available positions can be found by clicking on the blue bolded links in the list above. If you have any questions, please contact our Director of Programs, Dr James Murray.
Do you share AAL’s vision of wanting Australian astronomers to have access to the best research infrastructure? There are many benefits of serving on AAL Committees, including:
See more about AAL’s committees here.
While serving on an AAL committee, you’ll have the chance to make connections with other members of the astronomy community – including some that you may not meet any other way! It is an opportunity to share your valuable expertise and experience, while influencing the direction of Australian astronomy.
AAL encourages you to serve your profession and the astronomy community by nominating yourself and/or a colleague for the positions available. Anyone with the appropriate skills and expertise will be considered.
To apply, please email AAL at [email protected] with a maximum three-page application that includes:
Applications for all positions close on Monday 30th October 2023, 8:00 PM AEDT.
If openings remain after all applications received and completed by the deadline have been considered, late applications will be accepted.
AAL is committed to equity and diversity and endeavours to provide a flexible and supportive environment for its committee members.
We offer general and case-specific support to those whose personal circumstances may otherwise limit their ability to participate in AAL’s committees, including those with caring responsibilities and people living with disability. This support includes flexible travel allowances, enabling AAL’s committee members to defer membership if required, or participate in committee activities while on parental leave.