Lecturer in Politics/Public Policy/International Relations

Brisbane, Australia
02 May 2019
End of advertisement period
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The School of Government and International Relations has integrated world-class research and teaching into a specialist degree program that is small enough to ensure every student receives the attention they deserve. In 2017, the School's political sciences courses scored a top 100 worldwide ranking in the QS World University Rankings by subject and Academic Ranking of World Universities. The School actively influence Australia's political landscape with public debate and advice to decision makers, and are proud founding partners of the ANZSOG -a non-profit organisation which aims to develop future public sector leaders and promote public administration as a profession. The School of Government and International Relations has a close and long-standing relationships with the Centre for Governance and Public Policy and the Griffith Asia Institute.

The opportunity

As a Lecturer in Politics/Public Policy/International Relations, you will be expected to develop a research profile, engage in teaching activities, and contribute to the service and external engagement profile of the school. In the position, you will be required to deliver high quality publications in your area of expertise; supervise Honours and research higher degree students and contribute effectively to the service and external engagement agenda of the School.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Nathan campus.

About you

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Politics, Public Policy or International Relations and have demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in teaching at the tertiary education level. You will have the demonstrated ability to deliver high quality research and publish in leading international journals and/or book presses. In addition, the person will have effective communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a collegial manner and contribute to the positive culture and aspirations of the School.

Salary range

Lecturer, Level B: $94,361 - $112,057 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $110,403 - $131,108 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For position queries, please contact Associate Professor Robyn Hollander, Head, School of Government and International Relations on +61 (0) 7 3735 7652.

For application queries, please contact Ms Aneta Fijal, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7664.

Closing date: Friday, 24 May 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.