Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Law

Perth, Australia
12 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time
  • $99 043 - $117 312 (ALEVB), $120 961 - $139 228 (ALEVC) 


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 2019 the School was recognised as the top public university in Western Australia for Teaching Quality and Graduate Satisfaction in the undergraduate fields of Business and Management, and Law and Paralegal Studies.

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 of Business and Law is seeking to appoint a Teaching and Research Scholar (ALEVB/C) with expertise and experience in:

  • Australian Tax Law
  • Property Law 
  • Torts Law

The successful candidate 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 candidate 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 a salary of $99 043 to $117 312 (ALEVB) or $120 961 to $139 228 (ALEVC) 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 this opportunity.

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.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 15th September at 11:30 pm (AWST).

ECU is a 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. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.