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Associate Lecturer or Lecturer in Law - Indigenous Fellow

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Balanced Research/Teaching

Associate Lecturer or Lecturer in Law – Indigenous Fellow

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links with relevant Aboriginal communities  
  • Full-time, ongoing role
  • Receive excellent remuneration & benefits, including 17% super

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. 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.

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 Faculty 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.

About the University

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social, and cultural future of Tasmania and, from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. The University recognises that achieving this vision depends on the people we employ and on creating a people-centred University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused. We are an inclusive workplace committed to ‘working from the strength that diversity brings’ reflected in our Statement of Values. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing our people and are committed to inclusive principles. We celebrate the range of diverse assets that gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age, and life course bring.

What you will need to succeed

This is an Identified Position. You must be an Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander person to be considered for this role. Candidates must provide eligibility documentation with their application. Please contact to discuss the documentation required.

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. 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 position, with a competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation. In addition, we offer a myriad of staff benefits and discounts for health, fitness, accommodation, and banking to name a few.

COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

How to Apply?

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. To apply online, please provide your up-to-date resume and a 1–2-page cover letter outlining your motivation for the role, and full responses to the success criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Applications Close Applications Close Sunday 10th July 2022.

For further information about the position please contact Professor Gino Dal Pont, Acting Head of School of Law,

Download File Lecturer in Law – Indigenous Fellow position description.pdf

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.

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