Lecturer in Indigenous Studies

Wollongong, Illawarra, Australia
$95,143 - $110,028
07 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Full Time, Fixed Term (1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018) Appointment

The Indigenous Studies Program is located in the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts. It offers a major in the Bachelor of Arts and contributes to the Bachelor of Social Sciences and Bachelor of Social Work. It has an active honours and postgraduate program.

The position is designed for someone with a strong commitment to high quality teaching and research in Indigenous studies. You will contribute to teaching at undergraduate levels, as well as curriculum development and administration of subjects and courses.

Indigenous Studies at UOW is designed to equip students to think incisively about issues that impact on Indigenous individuals and communities on a local, national and global scale. This includes a focus on cultural, political, economic and social factors that have shaped and continue shape, the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Teaching will include international Indigenous experience and engagement with a range of Indigenous perspectives and organisations on a global scale.

UOW considers that being of Aboriginal descent is a genuine occupational qualification or requirement for this position under relevant anti-discrimination legislation. This position has the possibility of converting to a continuing appointment. In applying for this position you should address the selection criteria (itemised in the position description) in your application.

As part of the online application process, you will be prompted to respond to the selection committee which is based on the position description below.

For further information about the role please contact Professor Fiona Probyn-Rapsey on Fiona_probyn-rapsey@uow.edu.au