Lecturer, School of Law

Sydney, Australia
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Are you passionate about a career that can make a difference?
  • Do you stand up for what’s just?
  • Do you want to help students forge careers as world-class legal professionals?

Sound like you? Then join our dedicated team of academics in the School of Law at Western! 

Western Sydney University:

Western Sydney University values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. Ranked in the top 2 % of universities worldwide, we are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact on the communities we engage with. We are a university of the People, confident in our ability to make a real difference to the lives of our students and our community.

Spread over ten campuses in Greater Western Sydney we have a strong connection to our region, which is one of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. We are culturally diverse, with 3,500 employees and over 45,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.

At Western, we recognise the important role our employees play in driving the University to realise its vision, achieve its goals and deliver on our promise to students and our region. We are committed to providing a flexible, supportive and diverse working environment that encourages our employees to live a balanced lifestyle, combining work and family responsibilities.

School of Law:

Law at Western embraces the fundamental concepts of justice.

The School of Law is an integral part of the University with a reputation for excellence in research, teaching and community engagement at the local, national and international levels.

Established in 1995, the School has quickly grown as an institution preparing some of the best legal minds in the profession. Over the past 20 years we have perfected our Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Programs to focus on practical, professional training and active student participation in the community. Our courses are a unique alternative to more traditional law schools, giving our students real-world experience.

When it comes to our teachers, we handpick the best in Australia. Our remarkable academic team is dedicated to educating our students to meet the undoubted challenges of the 21st Century.

The Opportunity:

Our school currently has an opportunity for an academic of outstanding capacity and a proven publications and teaching record to join our team as a Lecturer of Law (Level B).

We are looking for someone to teach primarily into the School’s undergraduate LLB programs, as well as any interdisciplinary law teaching that may be required from time to time. You will also have the capacity, experience or willingness to teach into other Priestley core law units as required.

To be successful in this position, you must have a postgraduate law degree or have made significant progress towards completion of PhD degree, as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level in Law.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate would be available to commence in July 2018, although this can be subject to negotiation.

Please refer to the position description for further information.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $118,078 to $139,331 p.a. (Comprising Salary $99,777 to $117,818 p.a., 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading.)

Position Enquiries: Professor Steven Freeland, Dean School of Law (+61 2) 9685 9617 or email: Dean.Law@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 11:30 pm on Sunday, 10 June 2018