Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Law
University of Tasmania Faculty of Law

Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Law - Indigenous Fellow

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart, Launceston
Categories: Academic - Teaching & Research

Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Law – Indigenous Fellow  

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links with relevant Aboriginal communities  
  • Full-time, ongoing role based in Hobart or Launceston

Your new role  

The position of Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Law Indigenous Fellow is located in the Faculty of Law within the College of Arts, Law, and Education. This is an Identified position. The appointee is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.  The University of Tasmania Identified Position Confirmation Documentation Guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment provides appointment detail including the requirements for confirmation of identity.  

A balanced academic role, this position delivers across teaching, research, and service. Teaching includes scholarly curriculum design and development, and teaching and assessment delivery in law units including units with significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content. You will actively engage in research and in-service activity that enhances engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues and knowledge. With a focus on working with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, you will make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.

About the College  

The School of Law, one of Australia’s premier law schools, has a long and distinguished history and strong reputation nationally and internationally for high-quality research and success with competitive grant funding. The School has a number of staff and programs recognised nationally for excellence in teaching. With strong engagement with the community, the Faulty supports and helps to shape the law reform agenda through hosting the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. The School seeks to promote a broad-based student experience, with an internationalised curriculum, including exposure to and opportunity to participate in social justice and community service activities. The School provides a supportive, vibrant and collegiate environment, rich in diversity, promoting a high-performance culture for students and staff and strongly engaged with the community. 

What You’ll need to succeed 

You will bring to the role an understanding of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues and the impacts of these issues on Indigenous societies and cultures including Tasmanian Aboriginal society. You will apply this understanding in educational contexts including curriculum development and continuous improvement in a higher education setting.  As an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person (Please refer to the Identified Position Confirmation Documentation Guidelines for required documentation), you will demonstrate continuing commitment to research that has made worthwhile contributions to the field of Law, demonstrated by a record of publications and/or presentations at conferences. 

What’s on offer 

The University of Tasmania is one of the largest employers in the State and people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create nurturing, inclusive, and collaborative working environments, enabling us to nurture a vital and sustainable community. On offer is a full-time ongoing opportunity, with a competitive remuneration package at Academic Level A or B including 17% superannuation.  

How to apply 

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. Please provide your up-to-date resume, a cover letter outlining your motivation for the role, and full responses to the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. As this is an Identified Position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants, please refer to the Identified Position Confirmation Documentation Guidelines for details of the information that is required to be provided with your application. 

If you have any questions, please contact 

Applications close at 11:55 pm Sunday 17th October 2021.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

Download File Position Description - Associate Lecturer-Lecturer, Indigenous Fellow.pdf

Advertised: 17 Sep 2021 Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close: 17 Oct 2021 Tasmania Daylight Time

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