Lecturer in Law

Perth, Australia
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time
  • $99,043 - $117,312 (ALEVB)


Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large, multi-campus university serving communities nationally and internationally. ECU has been ranked in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old and for 12 years in a row, ECU’s graduates have given ECU a 5-star rating for teaching quality.

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 Laws degrees designed to give students relevant theory, practical work experience, and key employability skills.

In 2018 and for the second year in a row, ECU received the top student experience rating of all public universities in Australia’s Federal Government’s Quality Indicators in Learning and Teaching (QILT) results. In the areas of Business and Management, ECU ranked number 1 public university for: overall quality of education experience; teaching quality; skills development; and student support. In the areas of Law and Paralegal, ECU was top ranked public university in the areas of: overall quality of educational experience, and teaching quality.

The School’s overarching priorities over the next five years are to reposition and grow. In a fast-evolving global economy it is vital to remain innovative, with an agenda to demonstrate continuous improvement.

The Role

The School is seeking to appoint two Lecturers (Level B, Teaching and Research Scholars) in the Law discipline. These appointments provide an exciting opportunity for dedicated teaching and research specialists to work in an established and successful law program that provides students with legal knowledge and skills relevant for their chosen career pathways in law.

The successful candidates will have a strong commitment to quality teaching and learning; demonstrated research outputs; and experience working with both domestic and international students. In addition, the successful candidates must possess a PhD; have demonstrated expertise in law; and have the ability to teach both on campus and online.

All ECU staff also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

These full-time, ongoing positions attract remuneration of $99,043 - $117,312 (ALEVB) 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 website Employment Opportunities.


Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Associate Dean for Law, Krishna Prasad on k.prasad@ecu.edu.au for more information and to discuss these opportunities before 21 December, 2018.

How to Apply

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

Please note that from 22 December 2018 to 6 January 2019, ECU only operates essential student services, therefore shortlisting and candidate contact will occur after this period.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Monday 7th January, 2019 11.30pm (AWST).

ECU is 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.