Senior Lecturer, Law

Perth, Australia
16 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Nov 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time
  • $122,561 - $140,828 (ALEVC)


Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large, multi-campus university serving both national and international communities. ECU is ranked in the Times Higher Education Top 500 universities worldwide and is Australia’s only public university with a 13-year long 5-star teaching quality rating. The School of Business and Law offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and higher degree by research programs across the business and law disciplines, with all degrees delivering relevant theory, practical experience and employability skills. The School is committed to developing industry-ready graduates through high quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged, applied research and to achieving ECU’s vision to be recognised for our world ready graduates and leading edge research. A School culture of collaboration, innovation, engagement and a forward thinking approach underpin the commitment to achieving ECU’s vision and purpose.

The Role

Currently the Law Discipline is seeking to appoint one Senior Lecturer (ALEVC) with teaching and research expertise and experience to develop and deliver Priestley Units. The applicant is expected to make a significant contribution to the Discipline’s research profile by producing high-quality research and actively participating in research communities. Applicants should have a first degree in Law (L.L.B), and a PhD in Law. The applicant must have a demonstrated ability to develop collaborations, secure external grants and have engagement with the legal industry.As part of the ECU community, the applicant must demonstrate personal attributes that corresponds with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits and Remuneration

In return, we offer an engaging and dynamic role, as part of a committed and collegial team. Our collaborative and supportive environment offers many benefits, including a competitive salary, a dynamic team, and opportunities for further training and development.

This full-time, ongoing positions attract a salary of $122,561 to $140,828 (ALEVC) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may 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 Employment Opportunities website.


If you need to discuss further about the role and expectations, you can address your queries to Associate Professor Joshua Aston, Associate Dean Law, School of Business and Law at

How to Apply

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

Closing Date

Please send your application no later than Wednesday 6th of November at 11:30 pm AWST.

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have either permanent residency or Australia Citizenship.

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.