Lecturer in Gender Studies

Melbourne, Australia
02 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Social and Political Sciences
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary, cross-Faculty Program within the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. It has been taught for over twenty years and draws upon expertise from across the humanities and social sciences. The program nurtures a critical intersectional approach to the study of gender and sexuality and is dedicated to exploration of gender relations, identities, practices and institutions.  This lectureship is in the School of Social and Political Sciences and while the successful applicant will have primary teaching, research and administrative responsibilities within the Gender Studies Program, they will be located in the School.

Applications for this position are sought from Gender Studies specialists with a social science background, and with suitable teaching and research experience. The successful applicant will be expected to teach, research and administer at levels commensurate with the level of the position. The person appointed will be expected to teach existing and develop new subjects at undergraduate level, and actively participate in the development of new curricula and help develop and grow the profile of the Gender Studies discipline within the University.  They will assist with the administration of the Gender Studies Major and Honours program and supervise Honours, Graduate Coursework and Higher Degree Research students. The incumbent will undertake high quality research and will be expected to foster engagement links with external networks nationally and internationally. They will take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment.

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Arts Human Resources team by emailing their contact details and position number to arts-hr@unimelb.edu.au

Position Description

Applications close: 01 Sep 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time