Associate Professor or Professor in Corporate Law

Sydney, Australia
14 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Sydney Law School

About the opportunity

Sydney Law School is seeking to appoint a senior academic in the field of corporate law and regulation, to lead a team of scholars in this field, and to develop Sydney Law School’s reputation for excellence in teaching, research,and professional engagement in corporate and commercial law. Sydney Law School is the home of the Ross Parsons Centre for Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law, and the appointee will be expected to play an active role in the Centre. The School also offers an extensive range of post-graduate units of study, many of which are taught by visiting international faculty, and adjunct staff from the profession, so this position offers the opportunity for the incumbent to develop a wide network of international and professional affiliations.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we expect our academic leaders’ to embrace these values.We are seeking a scholar with a strong research record of their own and an ability to mentor early career colleagues;an enthusiasm for teaching at both undergraduate and post graduate levels; strong administrative leadership skills; and the capability to develop effective relationships with professional communities.

The position is a teaching and research position (with a workload allocation of 40% teaching, 40% research and 20%service). There will be a requirement for you to be committed to teach in one or more compulsory units of study on anon-going basis.

Successful candidates will:

  • hold a research degree in law, or demonstrated equivalent research capacity
  • demonstrate talent and enthusiasm for leading and mentoring a teaching team in the area of corporate law
  • demonstrate a commitment to research excellence, and strong publication record
  • be enthusiastic about taking on a leadership role, as appropriate to the level of appointment. Appointment may bemade at Level D or Level E

Term and remuneration

The successful applicant will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

How to apply

For more information on the position, school and University, please view the candidate brochure available on the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 2484/1217 for more information and to apply.

Closing date:11.30pm (AEST), Sunday 29 April 2018

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion.  We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,  people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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

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