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Lecturer, Sydney Law School

University of Sydney

Job Description

Lecturer, Sydney Law School

2 x full time, continuing academic positions

Opportunity to engage with one of the best law schools in the world

Base Salary $113,184 - $134,403 per annum (Academic Level B) + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney Law School is one of the best law schools in the world for teaching and research, our students learn from globally recognised legal educators and highly respected professional practitioners. Our internationally renowned researchers are working to deliver real-world change in Australia and overseas. The school is ranked 16th in the QS World Universities Rankings 2022 for the discipline of law.

Sydney Law School is seeking to appoint two outstanding academics at the level of Lecturer (Level B) to contribute to teaching and research in the fields of Corporate Law; Tax; Legal Practice and/or Evidence Law. The successful applicants will play a significant role in contributing to the academic endeavours of Sydney Law School. Both positions will contribute to fostering a culture of excellence by encouraging the successful candidates to bring their own expertise in the above fields and through guiding academic staff and students towards success.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • delivery of outstanding teaching and learning outcomes
  • contributes to knowledge within discipline or area of expertise including undertaking original research (either independently or as part of a team)
  • contributes to the research, education and administrative activities of University of Sydney Law School
  • actively supports the strategic direction of the University
  • engages beyond the University through conferences, seminars and outreach activities.

About you

  • a completed PhD in a relevant field (or near completion)
  • demonstrated success in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives in the areas of Corporate Law; Tax; Legal Practice and/or Law Evidence
  • developing network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders
  • experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • developing research profile evidenced by original, high-quality and independent research in the discipline or area of expertise
  • deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings
  • a developing knowledge and understanding of the key strategic issues in the discipline and higher education sector.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter addressing the above "About You" section, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Paulina Rojas (Mon-Wed) and Nicole Feain (Thurs-Fri), Recruitment Operations at recruitment.ablc@sydney.edu.au

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Wednesday 19 October 2022 11:59 PM

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