Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Law

at Griffith University

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable. We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation. Griffith Law School is consistently ranked as one of the world's top 100 law schools. The School is committed to social justice and offers a curriculum that is practical, critical and global in outlook. We offer an interdisciplinary legal education with a diverse range of double degrees, and students gain extensive practical skills through mooting, negotiation, research and other skills-based learning opportunities. The Griffith Legal Clinic program enables students to engage in legal practice, policy work and community legal education, working with real clients and cases with our clinic partners. Students have many opportunities to gain an international perspective on the law through exchanges with partner institutions abroad, a wide range of international law courses, and international competitions. Griffith Law School is home to internationally renowned scholars who are at the forefront of legal research and reform. Our legal research has been consistently recognised by the Australian Research Council as 'above world standard'. Griffith Law School has been certified as meeting the CALD Standards for Australian Law Schools as determined in the initial certification process conducted by the Australian Law Schools Standards Committee.

The opportunity

A range of positions exist across three levels: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor. As an academic within the Griffith Law School, you will have an outstanding research profile, be highly committed to teaching excellence, and effectively supervise honours and postgraduate research student projects. Applications are particularly sought from academics with expertise in:

  • Law and technology
  • Public Law, including constitutional and administrative law
  • Private Law, including contracts, torts and corporate law
  • Canadian Law

These are continuing, full time positions based at either the Nathan or Gold Coast campus.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will have a PhD in a relevant discipline with demonstrated experience in teaching at tertiary level and an ability to publish high quality research. For candidates wishing to apply for the higher grades, you will be required to have a history of attracting research grant funding combined with the ability to lead and mentor junior staff in learning and teaching and/or research.

Salary range

Associate Professor, Level D: $136,454 - $150,331 per annum. Salary packing including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $159,652 - $175,888 per annum. Senior Lecturer, Level C: $113,326 - $130,675 per annum. Salary packing including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $132,593 - $152,891 per annum. Lecturer, Level B: $92,511 - $109,860 per annum. Salary packing including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $108,239 - $128,537 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position information pack.
  • Please address the selection criteria for the level for which you are applying.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
  • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
  • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
  • Research interests and list of publications;
  • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position information pack by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position information pack. Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world. At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people. Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Associate Professor Therese Wilson, Dean of Law and Head, Griffith Law School on +61 (0) 7 373 53590.

For application queries, please contact Ms Corinna Gartrell, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 373 56548.

Closing date: Sunday, 3 March 2019 at 5pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all. Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

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