Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Law

Armidale, Australia
$ 115,785 to $ 133,330 per annum (Level C) to $ 139174 to $ 153,205 per annum (Level D)
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

School of Law

3 positions (Levels C/D)

  • Continuing, full-time positions
  • $ 115,785 to $ 133,330 per annum (Level C) to $ 139174 to $ 153,205 per annum (Level D)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation.  Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have ongoing full-time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

The School of Law is seeking 3 Level C/D academics who can contribute to and build on our strengths, extend our recognition as a centre of legal scholarship, and strengthen our internal capacity to embrace the challenges of an increasingly competitive higher education environment.

University of New England

The University of New England (UNE), Armidale is a regionally based university that pioneered teaching to external students making UNE the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education. UNE is the only university to score five starts for student satisfaction every year for 12 years.

The Faculty of SABL and the School of Law

The Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law includes four Schools; Environmental and Rural Science, Law, Science and Technology and the UNE Business School.  The School of Law was established in 1993 and is known as the largest online provider of legal education in Australia and boasts very high satisfaction rates from its students – both on-campus and online.  As a community of highly qualified scholars, the School combines genuine collegiality and friendship with a strong commitment to research.

The School of Law also hosts The Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law, which provides innovative scholarship on laws and institutions affecting rural communities, to develop policies and strategies that improve rural sustainability and social justice.

The Roles

As a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Law you will join a collegial and mutually supportive law school located within a rural city. A substantial part of the School’s teaching is online, within a supportive pedagogic framework for students, therefore potential applicants will need to possess a demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and a willingness to adapt to new software environments, especially in the area of the delivery of teaching to external students. Assistance will be provided to acquire the necessary technical skills to use the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at UNE.

The School has an energetic research culture, and as a new staff member you will contribute to high quality publications and other research outputs. All staff are expected to make a service contribution to the institution.

There are three positions available at Levels C or D. While applicants with teaching or research interests in any area of law are welcome to apply, preference will be given to candidates with:

  • A strong track record in research in the area of natural resource governance and regulation, social justice and agricultural technology governance issues
  • Technology-fluency and a commitment to leading a project to embed technology in the law curriculum.
  • Expertise in teaching professional legal conduct and ethics.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Professor Mark Lunney, phone: 02 6773 3976 or email: To find out more about the School visit:

Closing Date: 2 December 2018

Reference No: 218232

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to excellent shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights.  You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property. To find out more, visit: and/or

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.