Multiple Academic Vacancies (A, B & C) Newcastle Law School

Job Description & Qualification

About the role
The University of Newcastle sees a bright future for the Newcastle Law School and is investing heavily in its growth with ongoing positions available for Senior Lecturer, Lecturer and Associate lecturer levels on a part time and full time basis.

Newcastle Law School is Australia’s leading clinical law school. Their academic staff are world-class professionals, who are researching across various fields of legal endeavor. Their research aims to develop legal and regulatory solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing our community, region and world. With a genuine commitment to high quality teaching and learning it’s considered an important part of our overall educational philosophy in producing consummate legal professionals who have sound disciplinary knowledge, excellent analytical and research skills, and a clear understanding of ethical and professional standards.

What will you do?
The Newcastle Law School is seeking a Senior Lecturer (3908), Lecturer (3904) and Associate Lecturer (3902) to commence in 2019. All positions are expected to:
• Demonstrate educational leadership in Teaching and Learning at a course level and contribution to law programs
• Build research productivity and develop recognition for the Newcastle Law School
• Maintain membership of professional associations/industry networks and build partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities
• Actively contribute to the School through a range of administrative functions including committee roles, course coordination and proactive involvement in University activities/initiatives as appropriate.

About you
We are seeking motivated people, interested in applying their experience and knowledge to make a difference in the justice system. You will have expertise in a range of law areas that will include at least one of the following; constitutional law, health law, elder law, environmental law, company law, contracts law, technology law, Intellectual property law, family law, criminal law, torts or tax law.
You will be passionate about higher education, enjoy working in a collaborative environment and place a high level of importance on teaching and supporting students. You’ll be focused on creating an experience that is innovative, professional and heavily linked with Industry needs. Key to your success will be your prior experience in working within a similar academic role within the higher education sector with a successful research track record commensurate with your current position level.

Application Procedure

Follow the below link to apply for the Senior Lecturer (3908), Lecturer (3904) and Associate Lecturer (3902) positions.
Your application will be assessed on selection criteria. Read all information about the role so you understand what is required. In addition:
• Follow all directions and complete all necessary fields of the application; and
• In your selection criteria demonstrate clearly how your skills and experience meet each point and should be a maximum of four pages.

Closing date: Sunday, 21 April 2019

About the Organization

About Us
The University of Newcastle has an international reputation for research excellence and we continue to build on our research strengths, engagement with industry and partnering with outstanding international universities. Our commitment to the Student Experience and positive outcomes for graduates is fundamental to all aspects of our learning and teaching.
Our Law School is located in NeW Space - a $95 million landmark education precinct in the heart of Newcastle’s CBD - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.
Newcastle is a vibrant, thriving community that boasts the perfect lifestyle. There’s a certain feeling you get from working at the University of Newcastle. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here.

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Job ID

ID: J4882