Lecturer in Archaeology

Adelaide, Australia
$106,403 - $125,917 p.a.
11 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Archaeology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Position Details

  • Fixed term until 2027 | Full-Time
  • Academic Level B | $106,403 - $125,917 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
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About the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

At the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences we inspire ground-breaking ways of viewing the world.  Encompassing teaching and research activities in history and archaeology, social sciences, language, literature and culture, and the creative arts, the College aims to bring together high profile interdisciplinary and disciplinary projects dedicated to major cultural, environmental, geographical, historical and social challenges of our time.

About the Role

Flinders University has a new and exciting opportunity for an inspiring and innovative Lecturer in Archaeology. Working within the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, you will be joining a successful team of talented academics, where you will be required to contribute to excellence in teaching and learning across the Archaeology program including teaching subjects relating to the ‘Archaeology of the First Australians’ and ‘Cultural Heritage and the Law’.

The Lecturer in Archaeology will produce quality research and deliver undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching in Archaeology. The teaching component includes the development of innovative teaching materials, multi-mode teaching delivery and other innovative and contemporary teaching and learning strategies. You will also make high quality contributions to research through activities such as quality publications, external grant acquisition and research student supervision.

You will be accountable for:

  • Contributing to the organisation, planning, delivery and evaluation of teaching primarily within the suite of undergraduate and/or postgraduate topic/courses in Archaeology, through topic coordination, delivery of lectures, tutorials, laboratories, placements or other contemporary teaching strategies.
  • Delivering inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience and support students with academic challenges.
  • Focusing and contributing to supervision of research student programs.

About You

You will be an experienced and passionate tertiary educator, with professional experience in the field of Archaeology. The Lecturer in Archaeology will have a relevant and strong research track record in Archaeology, supported by evidence of quality publications and attraction of external competitive grants.

To be the successful Lecturer in Archaeology, you will possess:

  • Completion of a PhD, or equivalent qualification.
  • Demonstrated evidence of, or capacity to undertake high quality teaching in a tertiary environment, including involvement in topic coordination and curriculum design.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research and scholarship.

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 servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

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


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

08 Oct 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.