Senior Lecturer, School of Liberal Arts

Wollongong, Australia
17 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointments (January 2021 to December 2027)

The School of Liberal Arts invites applications for two Senior Lecturers for which the principal duties are to deliver specific subjects within our Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation degree. These positions will be offered for a 7-year fixed-term period.

Applicants should have strong Liberal Arts or Humanities credentials with a relevant background in Philosophy, possibly coupled with Literature and/or Classics and/or Religious Studies, as required to fulfil specific teaching needs. Appointees will have a demonstrated track record in research leadership and in, producing influential, high quality publications and participating in grant applications which feature in an active, forward-looking, impactful program of research.

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is in the top 2% of universities worldwide and was the highest ranked university in NSW by the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) in 2016.

Joining UOW's School of Liberal Arts presents attractive terms and an exciting opportunity for outstanding people to contribute to the creation of a high-quality degree program while becoming part of a unique, research-rich academic unit. Successful candidates will join an already strong, existing academic team which will be further enhanced by another two academic appointments in coming years. We encourage applications from qualified candidates who are not only committed to delivering student-centred learning and personalised approaches to teaching but who also aspire to producing world-class research. You will be expected to be able to work independently but also as an excellent team member. You will contribute to undergraduate teaching and curriculum development as well as postgraduate supervision. You will actively participate in the governance activities of the School including community, promotional and professional engagement activities.

All positions have an expected start date of 11 January 2021.

Candidates will be prompted to address the essential selection criteria within the online application.

Enquiries should be directed to Sally Cole, Administrative Assistant to Senior Professor Daniel D. Hutto, Senior Professor and Head of the School of Liberal Arts.

Further information about the School of Liberal Arts can be found at:

The University of Wollongong is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, and a recognised leader in gender equality, we encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and people including: culturally and linguistically diverse, women, disability, LGBTIQ+, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 12/04/2020, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level C: $121,839 - $137,412 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 200288
HR Contact: Alison Miller
Contact Email:

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