Positions in Law and Law and Society at the University of Western Australia

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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor Law and Law and Society

Job no: 492453
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Law


Up to 5 tenurable appointments to commence at or before February 2014

  • Salary range:  Level B $85,470 - $101,496 p.a.
  • Salary range:  Level C  $104,699 - $120,727 p.a.
  • Salary range:  Level D  $126,068 - $138,889 p.a.
  • Level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

The University of Western Australia hosts one of Australia's premier Law Schools. The School runs a JD graduate-entry law degree, Master of Laws, specialist postgraduate courses in mining and resources law, research higher degrees (SJD and PhD), and undergraduate majors in Law and Society and Business Law. Further information is available from the Faculty of Law's website: http://www.law.uwa.edu.au.


The Law School is seeking to appoint academics from any field of law strongly committed to research and teaching. Some of the appointments will be made in international law, mining and energy law, and private law. We welcome strong applicants in any other area of law.


As a result of its successful introduction of a new BA Major in Law and Society in 2012, The University of Western Australia Law School is seeking to appoint an academic with interests in socio-legal studies/law and society/empirical studies in law.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in research. Applicants with teaching experience are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part of their application if they are tempted by a beautiful city, warmer weather, a strong economy, high achieving students, and a collegial atmosphere within a research-intensive university, ranked in the World's top-100.

To discuss or clarify any aspects of the position please contact Professor Erika Techera, Dean and Head of School, on (08) 6488 2949.

Benefits include generous superannuation and leave provisions and fares to Perth (if applicable) for appointee and dependants along with a removal allowance.  These and other benefits will be specified in the offer of employment.

Application Details:  Applications must be submitted online.  Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria. 

Deadline for applications is 14 June 2013, 11.55pm Western Australia Standard Time.

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