Associate Lecturer, Law

Sunshine Coast, Australia
25 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Salary Level: Classification Level A (Salary range A$69,451 to A$94,041 gross per annum plus up to 17% employer superannuation contributions)
Appointment: Full-time, fixed-term (2 year appointment)
Location: USC Sunshine Coast

USC is one of Australia‚Äôs fastest-growing universities, experiencing exponential growth in student population and consistent five-star ratings for teaching quality in the Good Universities Guide. 

USC is committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to our students, delivering innovative research with real impact, as well as engaging with the community and contributing to the aspirations of our local regions.  Our vision is to be a university of international standing and an unsurpassed community asset, focusing on the region from Moreton Bay to Fraser Coast.

The School of Law and Criminology is currently seeking an Associate Lecturer, Law to positively contribute to the teaching, learning, graduate and research outcomes within the University community. 

Overview of School of Law and Criminology

The School of Law and Criminology's mission is to provide a personal, inspiring and rigorous learning environment that empowers graduates to be career and future ready and to be able to make a significant contribution to their communities. We are committed to quality teaching and learning that focuses on face-to-face classes, where students work independently, as well as with staff and peers, to navigate complex substantive, social and ethical issues.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Completed or currently enrolled in doctoral qualification in a relevant field or equivalent accreditation and standing.
  2. Effectiveness as a teacher including the capacity to conceive, develop and deliver higher education curricula and contribute to relevant areas of teaching including Torts, Equity and Trust, and /or Property Law.
  3. Research experience and potential including for example: refereed publications, participation in research teams and sound knowledge of research methodologies relevant to the discipline/field.
  4. Membership of and sound connections with relevant professional bodies and community groups and/or in professional practice.
  5. Strong personal qualities and collegial approaches that contribute to the development and maintenance of a positive academic environment which is conducive to engagement and achievement for both staff and students.
  6. The desire to participate in academic development activities and continue to learn and improve as an effective academic.

Contact for Further Information:

Professor Jay Sanderson
Head of School
School of Law and Criminology
Telephone: + 61 7 5456 5294

Closing Date:  Midnight, Monday 12 October 2020

To Apply:

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Job opening ID: 20093