Associate Professor/Professor, Law

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
Oct 07, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 04, 2019
Ref
273/2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND LAW
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • $146,917-$161,526 (ALEVD) OR $188,321 (ALEVE)
  • FULL-TIME, ONGOING

OVERVIEW

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large, multi-campus university serving both national and international communities. ECU is ranked in the Times Higher Education Top 500 universities worldwide and is Australia’s only public university with a 13-year long 5-star teaching quality rating. The School of Business and Law develops industry-ready graduates through high quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged, applied research. The School offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate, coursework and research Business and Law degrees designed to prepare our students with the relevant employability skills required by the industry. In 2019, the School of Business and Law was recognised as one of the top public university in Western Australia for Teaching Quality and Graduate Satisfaction in the undergraduate areas of Business and Management, and Law and Paralegal Studies.

THE ROLE

Currently the Law Discipline is seeking to appoint one Professorial appointment (Level E) or an Associate Professor (Level D) to bring strategic and leadership capability along with proven academic standing in the discipline of Law to contribute to the continued growth of the Discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and deliver across both Priestley and non-Priestley units; build the Doctorate intake and be actively involved in developing early career researchers within the discipline. The applicant will be expected to make a significant contribution to the Discipline’s research profile by producing high-quality research and actively participating in research communities.

Applicants should have a first degree in Law (L.L.B) and a doctoral qualification in Law. Applicants should be outstanding academics with an international reputation as leaders in their field. The applicants must also have a demonstrated ability to develop collaborations and secure external grants.

Benefits and Remuneration

In return, we offer an engaging and dynamic role, as part of a committed and collegial team. Our collaborative and supportive environment offers many benefits, including a competitive salary, a dynamic team, and opportunities for further training and development.

This full time, ongoing position attracts $146,917 – $161,526 (ALEVD) OR $188,321 (ALEVE) pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

CONTACT

If you need to discuss further about the role and expectations, queries regarding the Professor opportunity can be directed to Professor Maryam Omari (Executive Dean, School of Business and Law) at m.omari@ecu.edu.au

Enquiries regarding the Associate Professor opportunity can be directed to Associate Professor Joshua Aston (Associate Dean Law, School of Business and Law) at j.aston@ecu.edu.au

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your current academic CV and a concise expression of interest (maximum 5 pages) addressing each of the selection criteria.

CLOSING DATE

Applications for this position close Monday 4 November 2019 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.