Lecturer in Indigenous Studies

Melbourne, Australia
07 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Social and Political Sciences
Salary: $105,232 - $124,958 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 17% super

Only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic).

The Faculty of Arts promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. People from Indigenous, culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities are encourage to apply, and if seeking support in submitting an application are welcomed to contact the Faculty by emailing their contact details and position number to arts-hr@unimelb.edu.au

About the Faculty of Arts - School of Social and Political Sciences

The School of Social and Political Sciences is at the forefront of teaching and research in the social sciences in Australia. The School has a team of dedicated academic and professional staff in the disciplines of Political Science, Criminology, Anthropology, Development Studies and Sociology as well as allied research centres providing a dynamic and rewarding environment for staff and students.

About the role

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Indigenous Studies will contribute to the teaching of Indigenous studies in subjects available across the four disciplines within the School of Social and Political Sciences. The Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Indigenous Studies will be a committed, engaging teacher and researcher and must be able to teach at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. They will be expected to make a significant contribution to the research reputation of the School and will supervise research higher degree theses, honours and postgraduate coursework theses. They will also be required to actively contribute to the Faculty‚Äôs overall plan for further developing and diversifying Indigenous curriculum and research.

This position is open to Indigenous Australians only. Current PhD students are able to apply and will be supported through to completion of their candidature by way of a part time appointment (0.5 FTE). Current PhD students will be considered at Level B; PhD qualified candidates will be considered at a level commensurate to their experience.

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have a demonstrated specialisation in Indigenous Studies, have an emerging record of innovative research, and a demonstrated capacity for collaborative teaching and research. You will also have a capacity to attract research grants, an ability to supervise research higher degree theses and have experience in community engagement.

How to Apply

Please click apply and provide a cover letter, CV and a response to the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Position Description


Applications close: 03 Jan 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time