Working at USSC

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney recognises the value of diversity and inclusion and we strongly support a culture where everyone can thrive. We welcome applications from women, people of all ages and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQ+ individuals, people with disability, refugees and veterans.

The Centre is committed to providing a safe, respectful place of work and learning that fosters positive mental health and wellbeing. Maintaining our health and wellness, and supporting the health and wellness of those around us, is an important part of our daily life at USSC.

The Centre is also committed to improving accessibility in its hiring processes, so if you would like to request support or reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please contact the hiring manager.

Current opportunities

We are currently advertising the following roles:

Casual tutors

If you are interested in a role as a casual tutor for the United States Studies Centre, please fill out the Casual Tutor Expression of Interest form.


Learn more about the United States Studies Centre's internships and placements for students.


JF-USSC Japan Australia Dialogue and Exchange for Next Generation

The Japan Foundation and United States Studies Centre have established two parallel and interrelated Australia-Japan fellowship programs to strengthen connections between Australian and Japanese policy experts and research institutes and to cultivate the next generation of policy-savvy Japan experts based in Australia and Australia experts based in Japan. Read more

Non-Resident Fellows

Non-Resident Fellows contribute to the Centre’s mission of deepening Australia’s understanding of the United States through the development of research, analysis and policy advisement in coordination with the Centre’s core team of researchers.

Visiting Scholars

The Centre offers Visiting Scholars shared office space, library borrowing privileges, as well as full access to research libraries, university facilities and Centre events.