The Distinguished Visiting Professorial Fellowship is available through the International Ethics Research Group.  

Expressions of Interest are sought from world-leading local and international scholars who have made outstanding, internationally recognised contributions in the broad area of International Ethics. 

This extraordinary opportunity provides a platform for developing strong collaborative research relationships and the opportunity to be a part of UNSW Canberra’s vibrant inter-disciplinary research community.  

The opportunity

The Distinguished Visiting Fellow will be appointed for a negotiated period of up to three months. The host for the duration of the appointment will be UNSW Canberra’s International Ethics Research Group.  

The Fellowship involves being a valued member of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and includes: 

  • engaging with research students
  • engaging with members of the research group and the school
  • participating in regular international ethics research activities
  • delivering one or more public lectures. 

We welcome expressions of interest for up to three years in the future.  


Distinguished Visiting Fellows will receive up to $8,000 in travel expenses, $450 a week for accommodation, and a $6,000 research stipend.  

Please contact Dr Peter Balint for more information. 

Inaugural Fellowship  

Professor Mervyn Frost was awarded the inaugural Distinguished Visiting Professorial Fellowship in 2019.