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Lecturer -Property and Contracts Law

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Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

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.

UNSW Law is seeking to appoint a scholar at Lecturer level with expertise in property and contracts law.  The Lecturer 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 Lecturer 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.

About the role

  • $103,047K - $121,478K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • 3 year convertible tenure track contract
  • Fixed Term- Full Time

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 Law School

• Contribute to the teaching excellence of the Law School through the development of courses and curricula, preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars, consultation with students, participation in administration and coordination of courses, assessment of students, and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and theses

• Contribute to the School’s accomplishments in service within and beyond UNSW, and make a significant contribution to UNSW, the profession, and/or the discipline

• The conduct of seminars

• Initiation and development of subject material with appropriate advice from and support of more senior academics

• Course coordination, marking and assessment

• Consultation with students

• Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects

• The conduct of research

• Involvement in professional activity and other forms of external engagement

• A range of administrative functions the majority of which are connected with the subjects in which the Academic teaches

• Participation at faculty meetings and possibly membership of a number of committees/working parties

• 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.


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.


Penny Spencer, Talent Acquisition Consultant


Applications close: 28 October 2018 11pm

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