Lecturer in Law (Cyber)

Hamilton, New Zealand
22 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Te Piringa Faculty of Law

Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences

  • Inspire the next generation of Law students
  • Passion for Cyber Law and New Technologies in Law
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

Ko waikoe? - Who are you?

You will use your proven track record in teaching and researching in law, and also legal professional experience, is required. An LLB or JD degree or equivalent, and/or LLM with equivalent professional experience, as you educate and teach our students. You will be a clear communicator as you share and build your knowledge from your research. Subsequently you will undertake postgraduate supervision as you assist our students through their academic journey.

Ideally you will hold or be enrolled to complete a PhD. It will be essential that you have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, as well as being able to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Ngā kōrero mōtetūranga - About the role

The successful applicant will be required to produce high quality research outputs in the discipline of law, and teach in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate law papers. Specific expertise in the fields of Cyber Law, and New Technologies and the Law is essential. As is the ability to contribute research-led teaching in any one of the core undergraduate law subjects — Legal Systems, Public Law, Contracts, Torts, Crimes, Land, and Equity and Trusts. Teaching should be research-led, and the successful applicant will be expected to attract external research funding. Supervision of postgraduate students is also an important part of the role.

Salary will be in the range of $80,837 to $97,051 per year based on skills, knowledge and experience brought to the position. For more information please the position descriptionor visit our website: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/law/

Ko waimātou? - Who are we?

Te Piringa translates as “the coming together of people”. Te Piringa Faculty of Law is based in a state-of-the-art building surrounded by the lovely sweeping grounds of the University of Waikato. Founded in 1991 Te Piringa Faculty of Law is one of New Zealand's leading law schools consistently ranked highly internationally and nationally.

He aha ngā take me tonomai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

We want you to be part of our success! Our University stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education and an active player in global research. Our rankings reflect these strengths. Working with us means you'll enjoy a satisfying work environment with many benefits.

At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, the University of Waikato, we embrace equity and diversity; therefore, we strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply.

Applications close on March 22, 2023

Requisition Number 1000236

To apply visit: www.waikato.ac.nz/vacancies/