Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Constitutional Law

Sydney, Australia
Jan 23, 2019
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Feb 20, 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Western Sydney University, School of Law
Full-Time, ongoing position

  • Do you want a career that can make a difference?
  • Are you passionate about Constitutional Law?
  • Do you want to help students forge careers as world-class legal professionals?

Sounds like you? Then join our dedicated team of academics in the School of Law at Western!

School of Law - Introduction Video

Western Sydney University:

Western Sydney University values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. Ranked in the top 2 % of universities worldwide, we are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact on the communities we engage with. We are a university of the People, confident in our ability to make a real difference to the lives of our students and our community.

Spread over ten campuses in Greater Western Sydney we have a strong connection to our region, which is one of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. We are culturally diverse, with 3,500 employees and over 45,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.

At Western, we recognise the important role our employees play in driving the University to realise its vision, achieve its goals and deliver on our promise to students and our region. We are committed to providing a flexible, supportive and diverse working environment that encourages our employees to live a balanced lifestyle, combining work and family responsibilities.

School of Law:

Law at Western embraces the fundamental concepts of justice.

The School of Law is an integral part of the University with a reputation for excellence in research, teaching and community engagement at the local, national and international levels.

Established in 1995, the School has quickly grown as an institution preparing some of the best legal minds in the profession. Over the past 20 years we have perfected our Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Programs to focus on practical, professional training and active student participation in the community. Our courses are a unique alternative to more traditional law schools, giving our students real-world experience.

When it comes to our teachers, we handpick the best in Australia. Our remarkable academic team is dedicated to educating our students to meet the undoubted challenges of the 21st Century.

The Opportunity:

Our school currently has an opportunity for an academic of outstanding capacity and a proven publications and teaching record to join our team as a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Law (Academic Level C/D).

We are looking for someone with a particular strength and interest in Australian Constitutional Law to teach primarily in the School’s undergraduate LLB programs, as well as any interdisciplinary law teaching that may be required from time to time. You would also have the capacity, experience or willingness to teach into other Priestley core law units as required.

To be successful in this position, you will have PhD qualifications, as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching and curriculum development.

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at the Parramatta Campus, with the flexibility to travel to other campuses as required.

Please refer to the position description for further information.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level C/D - $143,550 to $188,588 p.a.

Academic Level C - $143,550 to $164,668 p.a. (Comprising Salary $121,424 to $139,474 p.a., 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Academic Level D - $171,702 to $188,588 p.a. (Comprising Salary $145,486 to $159,918 p.a., 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Professor Steven Freeland, Dean, School of Law (+61 2) 9685 9617 or email: Dean.Law@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Monday 25 February 2019

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