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Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Law - Indigenous Fellow

Apply now Job no: 496331
Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Balanced Research/Teaching

Associate Lecturer or Lecturer in Law – Indigenous Fellow

  • Full-time, ongoing role
  • Receive excellent remuneration & benefits, including 17% super
  • Be a part of one of Australia’s premier Law schools

Your new role

As the Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Law - Indigenous Fellow, you will work within the Faculty of Law in the College of Arts, Law, and Education. In this balanced academic role, you will deliver across teaching, research and service. Teaching includes scholarly curriculum design and development, and teaching and assessment delivery in Law units, including those 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. In 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 Faculty of Law has a long and distinguished history and strong reputation nationally and internationally for high-quality research and success with competitive grant funding. With strong engagement with the community, the Faculty helps to shape the law reform agenda, through hosting the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. It 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 Faculty 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

With our unique location and complex history, we have both an obligation and opportunity to make a global contribution. People are at the heart of that contribution. We focus on building a workplace culture where we come together in a way that empowers us all to connect, belong and grow. The University is one of the largest employers in our State, with campuses in three distinct regions: Hobart, Launceston, and Burnie. We are building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social and culture future of Tasmania, and from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage.  The University recognises that achieving this vision is dependent on the people we employ as well as creating a people-centred University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused.

What you will need to succeed

With 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 knowledge in educational contexts including curriculum development and continuous improvement in a higher education setting. You will have experience in university-level teaching and learning in the field of Law and the ability to deliver dynamic and relevant learning experiences for students across all delivery modes. With a record of and continued commitment to research that has made worthwhile contributions to the field of Law, you will have a record of publications and/or presentations at conferences.

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.

What’s on Offer?

On offer is a full time, ongoing position with a competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation and assistance with relocation, if required. With our unique location and complex history, we have both an obligation and opportunity to make a global contribution. People are at the heart of that contribution. We focus on building a workplace culture where we come together in a way that empowers us all to connect, belong and grow. We provide more than a great place to work. Our people enjoy a wide verity of benefits and services including flexible work arrangements, salary packing options and substantial paid leave entitlements to name a few.

Considering a move to Tasmania?

Offering a breath of fresh air, our island State’s wild landscapes, unique towns and fascinating history have something for everyone. Tasmania has crafted a unique brand of creativity and adventure; case in point: world-famous MONA and the exceptional mountain bike tracks of Derby. Our high-quality food and wine come from a growing number of local providers that celebrate farm-fresh produce. From our island shores, our research extends to the great Southern Ocean and down to the Antarctic.

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 success criteria outline in the Position Description. For further information about this position, please email

We celebrate the strength that diversity brings. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. Tell us how we can make this job work for you.

Applications close 11:55pm Sunday 5th February 2023

Download File Associate Lecturer in Law Indigenous Fellow Level A Position Description.pdf

Download File Lecturer in Law Indigenous Fellow Level B Position Decription.pdf

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.

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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