Lecturer in Government (Teaching and Research)

Adelaide, Australia
$101,724 - $120,380 p.a.
06 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Details

  • Full-Time | Continuing | 3 positions available
  • Academic Level B | $101,724 - $120,380 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park

About the College of Business Government and Law 

The College of Business, Government and Law fosters future-oriented research and training. With a reputation for academic achievement and innovative thinking in business, commerce, health care management, politics and public policy, international relations, law, and criminology, the College is a forward-thinking place to research, study, and work, supported by practical work-ready opportunities, innovative teaching and industry connected researchers. 

About the Role

The Lecturer (Teaching and Research) contributes to the planning, delivery and evaluation of lectures, tutorials, and laboratory-based teaching strategies, primarily within the suite of undergraduate and/or postgraduate topics/courses in the Government discipline. You will harness your expertise in Political Science, International Relations, Public Policy, Public Administration and/or Comparative Politics to deliver inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience.

You will also have a focus on ethical, high quality and innovative research and evaluation through activities such as scholarship, quality publication, external grant acquisition and presentation that aligns with the College areas of research strength. Your strong understanding of the nexus between teaching, learning, research, and scholarship will be reflected in your ability to develop and maintain strategic relationships with a range of stakeholders, including industry and professional associations and organisations.

About You

With your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will maintain strong relationships with diverse staff, students, and industry stakeholders. Your natural ability to collaborate and engage with relevant external professional domains, will develop productive partnerships that can provide opportunities to students and promote graduate employability. With your comprehensive knowledge of industry needs, and demonstrated experience in tertiary teaching, you will harness your high-quality written communication skills to develop curricula, and coordinate topics. Your keen attention to detail will allow you to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines while always demonstrating a commitment to high quality service delivery.

To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced lecturer in a tertiary environment, with a completed PhD, or equivalent qualification. You will have a strong research track record in various areas within the Government discipline.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Rodrigo Praino.

Late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

19 Mar 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.