Professor / Assistant Professors in Law

Gold Coast, Australia
$124,516.38 to $197,866.85
15 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

About the position

Professor of Law (1) Full-time, Continuing Appointment. 

Assistant Professors (Level A or B), (2) Full Time, Fixed Term Appointments for 5 Years.

As Australia's first private University, Bond University, based at Robina, Gold Coast, seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence, and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

Join Australia's number one University for student experience*, and enjoy staff benefits including:

  • Free car parking
  • Salary packaging options for FBT and Non-FBT items#
  • Staff Wellbeing Program
  • Study Assistance for Staff and Dependents
  • Up to 18/26 weeks of parental leave#
  • Corporate discounts with financial institutions and health providers
  • Onsite Medical Centre 
  • Onsite Sports Centre, including pool#

The Faculty of Law at Bond University has some of the country's best law teachers and scholars delivering innovative programs using world-class teaching facilities. We are committed to providing an exceptionally high-quality learning experience characterised by a professional and practical emphasis, a global focus, small classes, and personal attention. National and international legal experts in a variety of fields contribute to the delivery of programs at the cutting edge of contemporary legal scholarship and practice.

The Faculty of Law is seeking to appoint to Teaching and Research positions three academics who are inspirational legal educators with excellent academic records who value the importance of engaging with and training law students; who will serve as models of professional integrity and will demonstrate by way of distinguished legal scholarship a commitment to continuing improvement of the legal system, locally, nationally and internationally; and who will contribute to the collegiality of the Faculty.  

About the person

Specifically, The Faculty is seeking:

  • (1) one new appointment at the level of Professor with expertise and an international reputation in public law, administrative law, constitutional law and/or criminal law.
  • (2) two new appointments at the level of Assistant Professor (A or B) with expertise and an emerging reputation in one or more areas of legal specialisation.

The successful candidates will contribute to the faculty's teaching and research activities, engage in related professional activities, and provide service support to the Faculty and University. They will be a recognised leader and exemplars in their area of expertise, with a teaching, research, and service record commensurate with the level of appointment.

Salary details

The salaries for these positions are outlined below and will be negotiated commensurate with skills, qualifications, and experience.Salary packaging options are availablefor eligible employees.

Bond University Academic / Australian Public Sector Descriptor / Salary (base) Full-time Equivalent / Plus, Superannuation per annum

  • Professor
    • Professor (Level E)
    • $197,866.85
    • 17.5%
  • Assistant Professor A
    • Senior Lecturer (Level C)
    • $147,679.63
    • 11%
  • Assistant Professor B
    • Lecturer (Level B)
    • $124,516.38
    • 11%

Additional information

Position related enquiries can be directed to the Executive Dean, Professor Nick James, at

Application and submission details

Please refer to the position descriptions and selection criteria documents below for further details regarding these appointments. 

Position Descriptions

Selection Criteria Documents

Applicants can apply using the Apply Now button.  All candidates are required to register online via our candidate portal prior to submitting an application.

If you require any assistance with your application submission, please visit Applying for jobs at Bond.

For current Bond University staff, apply directly via HR Connect, log in with staff credentials from the Home dashboard select Careers, select the role and apply.

Applications close at 5:00 pm, Sunday 15 October 2023. 

Applicants should have current work rights at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC).

Please note, that the successful applicant will be required to produce a certified copy of their highest qualification received prior to commencement of duty.

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University's values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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