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Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Academic Level B)

Adelaide, Australia
$109,074 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

Job Details

  • Based in UniSA Business at the City West Campus
  • Full-time, two year fixed term contract
  • Commencement Salary: $109,074 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

You will develop, deliver and coordinate courses within UniSA Business's undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the area of Economics. You will also contribute to program and course curriculum and continuous improvement in teaching practice across the Academic Unit.

You will contribute independently and as part of a team to support the UniSA Business’s teaching and scholarship outcomes and will carry out activities to maintain and develop your scholarly and/or professional activities.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate and deliver courses on campus, offshore, online or via other appropriate methods. This includes:
    • Maintaining the quality of the courses through course review and development (i.e. course materials and teaching methods) to meet industry / organisational needs, workplace safety standards, educational requirements and quality standards
    • Coordinating the timely teaching of courses including preparing and delivering lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials, facilitating online learning, assessment development and marking
  • Contribute to scholarly activity, independently and/or as a member of a team, which enhances scholarly teaching practice and maintains currency with the discipline/profession
  • Support the Academic Unit’s and University’s teaching and learning initiatives in ways that will enhance the student experience and ensure UniSA graduates are the preferred employees of their field
  • Create, foster and enhance links with relevant business, university and community bodies that assist the advancement of University and Academic Unit objectives

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Relevant doctoral degree/studies or a postgraduate qualification (at least one level higher than the program taught) and professional experience
  • Skills in contemporary teaching, learning and assessment with a demonstrated ability to undertake teaching duties including the design and preparation of teaching activities and resources
  • Current and relevant knowledge of developments in the discipline informed by continuing scholarship and/or continuing industry engagement
  • High level written and oral communication skills including demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with team members, external parties and colleagues
  • Demonstrated competence in using the necessary digital techniques required for effective curriculum delivery


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as: 

  • Access to great personal development opportunities 
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17% 
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees 
  • Corporate health insurance 
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership 
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

Start Your Unstoppable Career 

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Amra Delibasic, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 6093.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Tuesday 4 June 2024

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment. 

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How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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