Senior Lecturer in Business Law

Sippy Downs, Sunshine Coast
Level C, $125,988 - $145,184
23 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer in Business Law

  • School of Business and Creative Industries | Sunshine Coast Campus
  • Level C, $125,988 - $145,184 p.a., plus 17% employer superannuation
  • Full-time, ongoing

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity available for a high-achieving, innovative, and resourceful Business Law Senior Lecturer to join our School of Business and Creative Industries at Sippy Downs, Sunshine Coast.

You will be based at our award-winning Sunshine Coast campus set on 100 hectares of flora and fauna reserve and featuring some of Australia's most innovative learning and visualisation facilities. For more information about our campuses, please visit

This position will contribute to the development and delivery of business law courses in the School’s business degrees and support research and HDR supervisory activities in business law and cognate disciplines. Teaching will involve a range of blended and online delivery methods, including seminars and workshops. You will be expected to contribute to the design and development of blended learning materials and assessment.

Additionally, you will contribute to the research profile within the School by participating in research activities and developing or maintaining an active research profile.

You will:

  • contribute to the teaching practice and leadership in teaching within business law;
  • undertake high-impact research; supervise honours students and HDR candidates; 
  • play a part in successful research grant applications; and 
  • contribute to governance, coordination of and participation in school capacity-building activities, and activities that contribute to the student experience.

About UniSC

As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, UniSC is ripe with opportunities for passionate, skilled and determined leaders who want to make an impact in higher education.

We are one of the most respected universities in Australia for our teaching quality, as acknowledged by our five-star rating in the Good Universities Guide - a title we have held for 16 consecutive years.

On the world stage, we are a recognised global leader when it comes to sustainability principles. In the 2021 Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings, UniSC was ranked as third in the world for our research, outreach and stewardship when it comes to conserving and protecting life underwater. For life on the land, we were ranked fifth– both titles a welcome recognition of our work in these specialty areas of research and stewardship.

The standings come alongside the Australian Research Council’s recognition of UniSC as a producer of world-class research in 26 areas, including environmental impact, mental and medical health, technology, and human behaviour.

UniSC’s impact in national and international research continues to be fast-growing and, since 2013, we have more than tripled our annual research income to $26 million.

While these results are impressive, they are just the start of our story. We are young, agile and determined to become Australia’s premier regional university.

We warmly encourage you to join us on this journey.

About you

You contribute to a positive and engaging academic environment, enabling excellence for both staff and students. Your well-developed interpersonal skills and exceptional written and verbal communication enable you to successfully deliver a superior student experience to a diverse student cohort. You collaborate cohesively and share your expertise to contribute to the ongoing success of the school’s teaching and research outcomes.

You will possess:

  • completion of a doctoral qualification in a relevant field or equivalent accreditation and standing;
  • strong personal qualities and collegiate approaches that contribute to the development and maintenance of a positive academic environment conducive to engagement and achievement for both staff and students; and
  • evidence of a research track record and commitment to teaching excellence.

At UniSC, we have a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, genders, abilities, and experiences. Should you require additional support, email or phone +61 7 5430 2830.


For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact:

Professor Lorelle Frazer, Dean
School of Business and Creative Industries

07 5459 4450 or

Please apply by Midnight, Monday 17 October 2022

All applications must be lodged through our website, by visiting

A completed application includes:

  • your current Academic CV
  • a statement of suitability not to exceed three pages. This statement should demonstrate how your qualifications, skills, knowledge and attributes align to the requirements found within the selection criteria of the position description (found on our website) to make you a success at UniSC.

Benefits of working at UniSC

UniSC is a community which recognises and embraces diversity among our staff, students and community partnerships. We provide an inclusive environment where each person feels they belong and are respected, connected and empowered.

UniSC is a proud recipient of the prestigious Athena SWAN Bronze Award, granted as part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative which aims to address and improve gender equity in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) disciplines. Attaining an award is recognition of our ongoing commitment to improving gender equity and ensuring that women from diverse backgrounds, as well as underrepresented groups, are best positioned to reach their full potential.

UniSC offers career enhancement opportunities such as professional development and specialised leadership and management programs. We are an inclusive employer offering flexible work options, extensive and generous leave options and a 36.25 hour working week for our professional staff. For more information, visit our website/