- Based in the Justice and Society Unit at the City West campus
- Two (2) Full-time, three year fixed term contracts
- Commencement Salary: Level A $90,421 / Level B $101,784 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
About the Roles
This Teaching Academic position is primarily focussed on the preparation and delivery of teaching activities within the Unit’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs. This position will contribute to the development of curricula and will utilise contemporary professional/discipline-related expertise to deliver high-quality teaching. This position is responsible for carrying out a range of activities to develop and maintain scholarly expertise related to the discipline.
The Lecturer: Law will also create, develop and manage effective systems and processes and establish and maintain key relationships with external service providers within, and connected to, the legal community. The role will involve daily supervision of client files, supervision of students and monitoring of legal advice provided by students to clients.
The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.
Developing new knowledge and multi-disciplinary solutions to some of society’s most pressing issues, UniSA Justice & Society offers a wide range of programs and conducts world-class research in the fields of law, psychology, social work, human services and social sciences. UniSA Justice & Society is also home to the Australian Centre for Child Protection, Australia’s premier research centre focused on the development of new solutions and approaches to the critical problem of child abuse and neglect.
- Design and implement learning activities including lectures, tutorials, assessment and provide timely feedback to students
- Adopt appropriate teaching approaches (including face-to-face, online and blended learning) to promote student learning
- Contribute to the design and development of engaging course curricula and materials, and ensure that teaching is informed by relevant research in the field
- Undertake teaching as part of the teaching team, including co-ordinating moderation of marking exercises
- Act as a student advisor by providing academic counselling, mentoring and advice to students
Essential Skills and Experience
- Post-graduate teaching qualification or relevant industry/discipline experience in Law
- (Level A) Demonstrated ability to undertake a range of teaching duties including the preparation of appropriate teaching materials and resources, or (Level B) A doctoral qualification or a Masters qualification in Law, or equivalent professional/industry/teaching (law) experience
- (Level A) High level written and oral communication skills including demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with team members, external parties, colleagues and students, or (Level B) Demonstrated expertise, knowledge and a commitment to the contemporary practice of Law
In addition to the above, one Lecturer: Law role will focus on legal practice and requires the below essential skills and experience:
- 5 years post admission experience as a legal practitioner
- Qualified to hold an unrestricted and unconditional Practising Certificate under the Legal Practitioners Act 1981 (SA)
Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:
- Access to great personal development opportunities
- Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
- Employee assistance and development programs
- Corporate health insurance
- Staff study support
As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.
How to Apply
For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.
Please address your cover letter to Emma Kelvin, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 0482 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 4045.
Applications close: 11:30pm Wednesday 4 May 2022
Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.
How to apply:
Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.
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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.
For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email [email protected] and you will receive a response within one working day.