University of Wollongong-Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Law (4 x positions)

Mon, 2016-08-01 17:15 -- manager

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Law (4 x positions)

SCHOOL OF LAW
 
POSITION TYPE Continuing, Full Time Appointment (2 x positions) 
Fixed Term, Full Time Appointment (January - December 2018) (2 x positions)
CLOSING 21 August 2016
REF NO. 25824

The School of Law delivers a high quality award-winning LLB degree program, specialist postgraduate course programs, and supports a strong cohort of research students.  It has an established reputation for innovative, applied and interdisciplinary law-related research across law, culture and society. The appointees will contribute to the teaching, research, governance and community/professional engagement activities of the School by strengthening the Faculty’s expertise base in the teaching program and by adding research expertise and experience to the School’s Legal Intersections Research Centre.

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is in the top 2% of universities worldwide and was the highest ranked university in NSW by the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) in 2016. The School of Law has been at the top of the QILT rankings in 2015 and 2016 and has achieved  ‘above world standard’ (4) in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings in both 2012 and 2015.  It has an excellent reputation for the quality of its legal education and scholarship in the field of interdisciplinary research across law, society and culture.

The UOW School of Law is offering the opportunity for outstanding people to contribute to delivering high quality law programs, providing students with an exceptional experience, and engaging in world-class legal and interdisciplinary research. There are a number of positions available and appointment may be made at either Level B or C. These positions present an exciting opportunity to be part of a School which has a deep commitment to social justice, student-centred learning and personalised approaches to teaching.

We are looking for individuals who have a strong and demonstrated commitment to high quality research and an enthusiasm for teaching. Individuals with the following teaching expertise will be highly regarded criminal law, torts, legal skills, property, trusts, evidence and intellectual property and traditional knowledge.

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to work independently as well as being an excellent team member.  You will contribute to undergraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision, as well as to curriculum development. You will actively participate in the governance activities of the School including promotional and professional engagement activities.

Candidates must address the Selection Criteria specified in the Position Description. 

Please Note: In your application please indicate if you would like to be considered for either a fixed term or permanent continuing appointment.