Lecturer, School of Law

Sydney, Australia
12 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
02 Feb 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region. Boasting 10 campuses - many in CBD locations – and more than 170,000 alumni, 44,000 students and 3000 staff, the University has 10 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and courses carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. The University is ranked in the top two per cent of Universities worldwide and as a research leader, 80 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above.

The School of Law is committed to excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement. It has a research focus on Human rights and Social Justice issues.

The School offers LLB and combined LLB degrees, as well as providing law teaching for business degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. LLB programs are taught at Parramatta and Campbelltown, while Law teaching in business degrees is taught across the University. There are approximately 1,600 EFTSL in the Law School.

An opportunity exists for a Lecturer to join the team.

In this position you will be expected to make contributions to the teaching effort of the institution and to carry out activities to maintain and develop their scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession or discipline.

You will be expected to be involved in a range of academic activities including the coordination and teaching of units in relevant areas across the school.

Interest from applicants with expertise in commercial, corporate, property or contract law is particularly encouraged. The appointee will be expected to conduct research and supervise undergraduate (Honours) and postgraduate (Masters by thesis and doctoral) students in their area of expertise, work co-operatively and collaboratively with the Director of Academic Program, and maintain and develop their scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the Law School and the legal profession.

For further information please refer to the attached Position Description.

This is a Full-Time, Ongoing position based at Parramatta Campus.

Remuneration Package : Academic Level B $122,848 to $144,960 (comprising Salary $103,808 to $122,578 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation, and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Professor Anna Cody, Dean, School of Law via email a.cody@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date : 8:30pm, Tuesday 2nd February 2021

To be eligible to apply for this position, you must provide evidence of your full-time Working Rights in Australia at time of application.