Early Career Development Fellow in Law

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
02 Dec 2016
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sydney Law School
Reference no.

  • Work with internationally renowned colleagues at Sydney Law School
  • Level A, teaching and research role
  • Full-time, 5 year fixed term initially with conversion to a continuing appointment possible after 5 years, remuneration package: $103K (which includes base salary $87K, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation)

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

Sydney Law School attracts high calibre students to its combined Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Juris Doctor (JD) programs, and has extensive postgraduate teaching and research programs.

We are calling for applications for an Early Career Development Fellowship being offered to an early career academic who can teach into our LLB/JD compulsory teaching units; with preference given to candidates who could teach in one or more of the following areas:

  • Property Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Private International Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Remedies (Torts & Contracts II)

You will engage with and contribute to faculty learning and teaching activities and processes and pursue a research agenda (the position’s workload allocation is 40% teaching, 40% research and 20% service).

Under the Early Career Development Fellowship rules you must be able to provide verification that you satisfy the following criteria:

  • have casual or a combination of casual and fixed term employment experience totalling at least 12 months in one or more Australian universities over the preceding five years
  • have been awarded or have submitted a PhD in Law
  • do not hold, or have previously held, any continuing academic appointment in a university.

You will have previous teaching experience and demonstrated potential to engage in high quality teaching and student assessment as well as the potential to conduct scholarly research.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 11:30pm 15 January 2017 (Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.