2022 Academic Appointment Round

Job Description & Qualification

Classification: Academic Levels B to C
Salary package: $103,841 –$138,583 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, continuing

The ANU College of Law currently has multiple vacancies and invites applications from forward-thinking academics who are ready to thrive in one of the world’s best law schools. The ANU College of Law is interested in all areas of legal research and legal education.

As an academic in the ANU College of Law you will ensure our students and scholars are not just equipped to respond to the challenges of today, but are ready to capture the opportunities of tomorrow. You will be dedicated to legal education and research at the highest level, and strive towards continuous improvement in the law for the benefit of national and international communities. You will also share the commitment the College places on supporting staff to reach their full potential in an environment of collegiality and respect for diversity.

We welcome applications from candidates pursuing research
in the following areas:
• Defence Law/Military Law (including a focus on autonomous
weapons and nuclear capacity regulation)
• Property Law (including equity)
• Law of Obligations
• Law and Technology
• Indigenous Legal Studies
• Intellectual Property Law
• Public Law
• International Law in the areas of climate, energy or trade law
• Law and Economics

For all enquiries please contact Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean, ANU College of Law, T +61 2 6125 4070 or E Sally.Wheeler@anu.edu.au.

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities at the ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/humanresources/respect-inclusion/aboriginal-torres-strait-islanderemployment. ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/business-units/humanresources-division/equity-and-diversity.

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

● A statement addressing the selection criteria.
● A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes details of education, professional training and qualifications, full list of publications, positions held (including relevant dates, titles, responsibilities and key achievements), details of teaching and/or research experience, and any other relevant information such as contributions to professional associations and learned societies, and community activities.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Application Procedure

In order to apply for this role, please make sure that you upload the following documents via ANU Recruit jobs.anu.edu.au

A statement addressing the selection criteria. Respond to each of the selection criteria, taking into account experience, past roles and expertise. Selection criteria found on advertisement at https://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/545123/2022-academic-appointment-round

A current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
● Details of education, professional training and qualifications.
● Full list of publications.
● Positions held, including relevant dates, titles, responsibilities and key achievements.
● Details of teaching and/or research experience.
● Any other relevant information such as contributions to professional associates and learned societies, and community activities.

Selection process

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide two written references in support of their application prior to the interview. It is the candidates’ responsibility to ensure referees provide a report that can be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a video presentation on a topic, which will be provided upon notification of being shortlisted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to supply the College with PDFs of their two best publications in the last three years prior to interview.

Candidates will be provided with a deadline to provide the above information which will fall prior to the interview.

Interviews will be held via Zoom for all shortlisted candidates.

About the Organization

Since 1960, ANU College of Law has stood as a leader in legal research, addressing contemporary legal, social and political challenges in Australia and around the world. Balancing global outlook with local focus, we have a long-standing reputation for excellence in legal education, research and community outreach.

This, coupled with our role as the national university, means we have a responsibility to be ambitious, bold and transformative in our research and teaching. Our campus is located at the heart of the national capital, alongside foreign missions, the Australian Parliament, other national institutions, research organisations and government departments. Across undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees, we provide our students with a unique understanding of current law and policy.

As Australia's national law school, we provide national research leadership on the most important legal, regulatory and governance challenges facing Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and the world. ANU leads the nation in research excellence, confirming our reputation as a world-class university for law and legal research by receiving the highest possible ranking in the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). ANU legal scholars have received a five-star rating in all four rounds of the ERA since it began in 2010. The ERA results recognise the University’s continuing tradition of global excellence in legal research.

Our capital city location links us with the nation’s key law-making and legislative bodies. Our researchers work closely with government departments, research agencies, NFPs/NGOs, other universities and the wider legal community to support and enhance legal education, research and policy in Australia and around the world.

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Job ID

ID: J10777