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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Antarctic Law and Governance

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

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Antarctic Law and Governance

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Based on the Hobart Waterfront
  • Contribute to the major themes of climate change, ocean-Earth systems, and oceans and Antarctic governance.

IMAS is an internationally-recognised centre of excellence for marine and Antarctic research and education. Our vision is to develop environmental understanding and facilitate sustainable development for the benefit of industry, governments and communities in Tasmania, Australia and the world. IMAS has three core areas of research focus, in fisheries and aquaculture, ecology and biodiversity, and oceans and cryosphere; and collaborates across the major themes of climate change, ocean-Earth systems, and oceans and Antarctic governance.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Centre Head, Oceans and Cryosphere the position Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Antarctic Law and Governance is a Research and Teaching appointment, with responsibilities for research, postgraduate recruitment and supervision and undergraduate teaching. The appointee will contribute meeting IMAS objectives in research, teaching and community engagement.  While based in Hobart the successful applicant will be required to engage in cross campus teaching.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level B or Level C.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate and postgraduate coursework teaching of a high quality.
  • Increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.


Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • A good/strong record of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of Antarctic law and governance, demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences and preferably success in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • A record of good contributions to successful research higher degree supervision and completions.
  • Experience and demonstrated achievement in University-level teaching and learning.
  • A record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B or Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $158,046 comprising base salary within the range of $98,537 to $135,082 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Professor Neil Holbrook, Centre Head, Oceans & Cryosphere, or 6226 2027.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Monday, 26 August 2019, 11.55pm.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer in Antarctic Law and Governance.pdf

Download File Position Description - Senior Lecturer in Antarctic Law and Governance.pdf

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