Associate Professor in Law

Melbourne, Australia
13 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Aug 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

SALARY RANGE: $139,700 to $153,659 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and continuing
LOCATION: Melbourne Burwood Campus


Deakin Law School are seeking to recruit academics to join a team of established researchers in the areas of Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law and Constitutional Law.

This will include:

  • Providing leadership which enhances the achievement of the School's strategic plan in research, teaching and external engagement.
  • Contributing to the School's teaching programs at undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision at honours and/or doctoral levels.
  • Undertaking and publish high-quality research in journals of national and international reputation.
  • Actively contributing to the development of the School's research agenda, including a strong performance in Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).


  • PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision at honours and/or doctoral levels.
  • A sustained research reputation in internationally recognised research and scholarly publications
  • Evidence of success in obtaining competitive external research funding.
  • Commitment in fostering relationships with research, community, industry, government and professional partners and with other higher education institutions.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Professor Jenni Lightowlers, Dean, Deakin Law School, Tel +61 3 9244 6003, Email

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 12 August 2018

We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Further information on Deakin's workplace benefits can be found here:


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Deakin University values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

Deakin University is an employer of choice for women and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.