Associate Professor/Professor, School of Law

Sydney, Australia
17 May 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Professor/Professor Positions
Western Sydney University, School of Law
Full-Time, ongoing roles

  • Do you want a career that can make a difference?
  • Are you passionate about Law and engaging in research?
  • 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! 

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 academics, 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 and technology potential.

The Opportunity:

Our school currently has opportunities for academics of outstanding capacity and proven excellent research and teaching records to join our team as Professor or Associate Professor of Law.

We are offering three roles, at Academic Level D/E.

We are looking for individuals with particular strengths and interest in corporate law, torts, public and/or constitutional law, criminal law, commercial law, clinical legal education, and space law to teach 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 considered, you will have PhD qualifications, as well as demonstrated excellence in research teaching, and curriculum development.

These are full-time, ongoing positions based at the Parramatta South Campus, with the flexibility to travel to other campuses as required.

Please refer to the position description for further information.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level D/E - $175, 136 to $223,946 p.a.

Academic Level D - $175,136 to $192,359 p.a. (comprising Salary of $148,395 to $163,116 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Academic Level E - $223,946 to $231,739 p.a. (comprising Salary of $190,113 to $196,774 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Professor Anna Cody, Dean, School of Law (+61 2) 9685 9123 or email: Dean.Law@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date:  11.30pm, Sunday 16 June 2019