Senior Lecturer, Law

Swinburne University of Technology

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Level C salary starting from $118,172 + 17% super
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About the job
Based in our Swinburne Law School, we are currently seeking a Senior Lecturer for our law discipline. As our Senior Lecturer, you will be excepted to prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and workshops and to assess students in the law discipline. This includes making a significant contribution to the initiation and development of academic programs and working with the academic team in the development of program change and innovation. You will also mentor and counsel students on academic matters and supervise PhD students. Whilst teaching is a focus to the role, we would expect that you will be contributing to the faculty’s research output, income and impact. There will be an element of administrative tasks associated with normal teaching duties and will also contribute to faculty management and administration generally. To build your own career, we will give you opprotunities to participate in activities that foster and build further existing links with government, business, communities and the law profession in Australia and internationally.

About Swinburne Law School
The Swinburne Law School teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in law, including the Bachelor of Laws, which has a distinctive orientation towards commercial law with a unique specialisation in intellectual property law, and the new Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice. The school has an agenda of building a strong research culture that includes international collaboration, competitive grants and high-quality publications.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

• An earned doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline or a related field

• Experience in undertaking teaching, associated administrative duties, coordination and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In particular, demonstrated capacity to teach in at least two of the key areas of law offered by the faculty

• Demonstrated excellence in and commitment to innovative education, including blended learning formats, online teaching and the use of case studies, role-plays and/or simulations in the learning environment

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


• Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn.

• Participate in regular staff and management development programs

• Flexible working arrangements

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. Theres news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.
For further information about the position, please contact Professor Daniel Hunter (Dean, Swinburne Law School) via

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 29 April 2019


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