Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Criminology

Location
Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
Posted
14 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2022
Ref
508400
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • An exciting opportunity to contribute to the UWA Law School’s teaching and research, teaching into the School’s Criminology programs.
  • Full time, ongoing tenurable position.
  • Commencing 1 January 2023.
  • Salary range: Level B $102,983 - $121,864 or Level C $125,639 - $144,532 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

UWA Law School

Established in 1927, UWA Law School is the fifth oldest Law School in Australia and is Western Australia’s premier Law School.  We have a long and proud history of academic excellence, providing a broad range of education programs and leading research projects with impact. We are committed to contributing to our local, national and international communities with the continuing valued support of our alumni and national and international partners.

The Law School comprises over fifty scholars engaged in teaching and research in law, socio-legal studies and criminology. Continually evolving to meet current and future challenges, we have particular focus on internationalisation and multi-disciplinarily. Faculty have been drawn from top universities around the world including Australia, North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Africa and have broad ranging expertise delivering quality teaching programs.

Scholars within the Law School are engaged in a diverse range of legal and socio-legal research areas covering public, private, international and domestic law, as well as law and society, justice studies and criminology. Our research projects are focused on producing valuable scholarship with real-world impact through a variety of written outputs (books, journal articles, research reports, submissions) as well as through conferences, public lectures, workshops and seminars.

About the opportunity

As a a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the UWA Law School, you will be responsible for contributing to the School’s teaching programs, research, research supervision and engagement activities and for carrying out the duties of an academic in their field of expertise.  You must be motivated to teach and develop a research profile whilst contributing to the UWA Law School more generally.

You will teach into the School’s Criminology programs including its new Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, with a particular focus on offending behaviour and effective treatment interventions.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

Level B

  • A PhD, or equivalent, in Criminology or a related field;
  • Experience in teaching Criminology, ideally at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level, with a particular focus on offending behaviour and effective treatment interventions;
  • An emerging research profile in Criminology;
  • Ability and willingness to supervise research students;
  • Ability to relate well to staff and students at all levels and evidence of a commitment to equity and diversity;
  • Ability to liaise and effectively communicate with relevant sections of the community, professional bodies, government departments and other external organisations;
  • Independent initiative and leadership; and
  • Evidence of high level interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication

Level C

  • A PhD, or equivalent, in Criminology or a related field;
  • Significant experience in teaching Criminology, ideally at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level, with a particular focus on offending behaviour and effective treatment interventions;
  • Significant contributions to research in Criminology;
  • Ability and willingness to supervise research students;
  • Ability to relate well to staff and students at all levels and evidence of a commitment to equity and diversity;
  • Ability to liaise and effectively communicate with relevant sections of the community, professional bodies, government departments and other external organisations;
  • Independent initiative and leadership; and
  • Evidence of high level interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying.

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: Monday, 14 February 2022

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered. 
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021). 
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.
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