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Careers at CDU

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Career opportunities

At CDU, we believe in empowering individuals to pursue their passions and make a positive impact. Our diverse job opportunities span various industries and captivating locations throughout the Northern Territory and Australia. 

Dive into our current vacancies and commence your adventure with CDU today.

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Early Careers @ CDU

The Early Careers @ CDU program includes both Trainee and Graduate programs to provide employment and training opportunities for people entering the workforce. While working at CDU, participants will be exposed to various areas and facets of working in a modern university.

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Affirmative action priority recruitment

Charles Darwin University is committed to improving various aspects of support and opportunities for Aboriginal people with a strong focus on recruitment, retention and career development opportunities.

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Our value proposition

Our values of Courage, Kindness, Openness, Innovation and Leadership inspire and guide us to give our best efforts every day.

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Working at CDU

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    We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff.

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    Safety and emergency

    We provide a safe and healthy workplace and learning environment with a primary duty of care to ensure the health and safety of all staff, students, visitors or anyone who could be potentially affected by our operations.

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    Equity, diversity and inclusion

    We celebrate our diversity and know the value it brings to our university. We are committed to being a supportive, inclusive and welcoming culture where all CDU staff, students and visitors can be exactly who they are.

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    Enterprise agreement

    Our CDU Enterprise Agreement sets out all terms and conditions of employment, including leave entitlements and flexible working arrangements.

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    We invest in our staff's emotional and mental wellbeing by creating a safe place to work and building safer communities.

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    Salary guide

    Our salary guide provides insight into the pay structure for professional, research and academic staff.

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Moving to the Northern Territory

Come for the lifestyle, stay for the opportunities and a welcoming community and a chance to make a real impact.

Living in the NT

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    Read about the latest news and research at Charles Darwin University.

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    Our locations

    From our Darwin, Casuarina and Palmerston locations down to Alice Springs and Sydney, find out what our campuses and centres have available to you. 

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    CDU events

    Stay up to date on all upcoming events at CDU.

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