Associate Professor/Professor of Criminal Law/Evidence

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
31 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2017
Ref
BUE_0764_A_E
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the job 

The University of South Australia Business School is the largest in South Australia and one of the premier business schools in the country. The School of Law forms part of the UniSA Business School and provides leading-edge legal education to suit the diverse needs of today’s law students. The School operates a highly flexible trimester program and offers a comprehensive range of double degree options, as well as research degrees.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar in the area of Criminal Law who can make exceptional contributions to all activities in the School of Law, and will play a strategic leadership role in scholarship through teaching, research and professional activities. With a strong academic track record in both teaching and research, the ideal candidate will be able to cement criminal law, procedure and evidence as significant legal sub-disciplines within the School.

Skills and Experience 

You will have a completed doctorate in Law or cognate discipline, and capacity to provide academic leadership in both research and teaching programs through mentoring, supervision and leading teams in the context of a high-trust, high-performance academic culture. You will also have demonstrated experience leading research as evidenced by international publication and funding record which is as a result of developing and publishing high quality, high impact journal papers; writing research grants and generating research income.

A University of Enterprise 

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer 

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Katruina Gillespie, Senior Human Resources Consultant on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 25 September 2017 

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.

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