Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor Cibel

at UNSW Sydney

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UNSW Law is Australia's leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research.

Ranked 16th in the world, UNSW Law is Australia's leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research. Inspired by principles of justice, UNSW Law through its teaching, research and community outreach, promotes a holistic understanding of law and its role in society. It has a strong and unwavering commitment to social justice, technical excellence and inter-disciplinary research, informed by the knowledge that law is a vital part of commerce and government, but that it can and does bear harshly and disproportionately upon sectors of the community.

About the role

  • $125K - $164K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Continuing
  • Full-time

UNSW Law's CIBEL Centre is a university-funded long term and strategic initiative to create research strength in the areas of international business and economic law of relevance to China in the twenty-first century. The initiative has recruited a core group of Chinese IEL scholars, each among the top in their fields. Through their and other CIBEL participants' work, the CIBEL Centre seeks to advance understanding and debate on Chinese IEL through wide-ranging research programs, publications and ongoing education initiatives.

The Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor is responsible for contributing to the School's teaching programs, research, and engagement activities of the School and to carry out the duties of a Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in their field of expertise. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a strong program of individual research and to participate actively in the Law School's research culture more generally.

The role of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor reports to the Head of School and the Co-Directors of the CIBEL Centre and has no direct reports.

About the Successful Candidate:

Specific responsibilities for this role include:


  • Develop and/or contribute to a program of high quality research that is consistent with the broad research aims of the CIBEL Centre;
  • Contribute to the teaching excellence of the CIBEL Centre and the Law School through the development of courses and curricula, preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars, consultation with students, participation in CIBEL and Law Faculty administration and coordination of courses, assessment of students, and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and theses;
  • Attract research funding from the Australian Research Council and/or international sources;
  • Contribute to the CIBEL Centre and the School's accomplishments in service within and beyond UNSW, and make a significant contribution to CIBEL and UNSW, the profession, and/or the discipline;
  • Involvement in professional activities and other forms of external engagement;
  • Broad administrative functions
  • Participation at school and/or faculty meetings and/or membership of several committees;
  • Provide leadership in CIBEL's research projects, including in funding applications and other activities;
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.


In addition to the above:

  • Supervise and mentor early career academics;
  • Engage in high quality research projects and attract competitive grants;
  • The conduct of research, including, where appropriate, leadership of a research team.
  • Contribute as a senior academic member of the Faculty to the collaborative research and teaching culture of the Faculty;
  • Take a senior role in the development/design of innovative teaching and learning, including blended and online/digital approaches, and in curriculum development at the Law School;

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

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Applications close: 14th Oct 2018

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