Lecturer, Adelaide Law School

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Jun 2024

18 May 2024
Job Information

Research Field

Juridical sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

17 Jun 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Academic Level B $107,276 - $127,894 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation.

Full time, ongoing position.

The University of Adelaide, a world-class institution consistently ranking in the top 1% of world universities, is committed to delivering high quality and distinct learning, teaching, and research experiences. As one of Australia's leading law schools, the Adelaide Law School is committed to nurturing the next generation of legal scholars and practitioners while advancing knowledge in the field of law through innovative research and community engagement.

Our academics are renowned for their expertise across a diverse range of legal fields including Environmental Law and Natural Resources, Military and Space Law, Law Reform and Work and Employment Regulation. They are passionate educators who inspire and challenge students to think critically, engage ethically, and strive for excellence in their legal careers.

In addition to our commitment to academic excellence, Adelaide Law School is deeply engaged with the broader community, both locally and globally. The South Australian Law Reform Institute, based in the Adelaide Law School, plays a vital role in advancing law reform and promoting access to justice. Through our partnerships with government, industry, and civil society organizations, we address pressing legal issues and drive positive social change.

Our ideal candidate is an early career researcher who can carry out or lead research, scholarship, and professional activities and who has a clear research agenda that is complementary to the expertise within the School. They are highly motivated and comfortable in working independently with a proven track record as a reliable and trusted team player. They are dedicated to inspiring the next generation of legal professionals through their teaching and academic leadership.

The School welcomes applications from passionate and innovative scholars who share our commitment to excellence, diversity, and social justice. While we welcome all applicants, expertise in environmental law, climate change law, international law, equity and trusts, and technology and the law would be well regarded.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Completion of a doctoral qualification of law and a Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent).
  • Evidence of a high research potential demonstrated through high quality journal publications and a pipeline of papers targeting high-quality refereed journals.
  • Experience in effective teaching in law, mentoring and supervision of students.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work within academic teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote the organisational values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery, and a commitment to positively comply with the associated behaviour expectations.
  • The ability to take a role in outreach activities of the Law School, and to promote the Law School and the discipline of law in the University, amongst the legal profession, and in the wider community.
  • Expertise in the areas of environmental law, climate change law, or regulation of food and agriculture (desirable)

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership across a diverse range of disciplines. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and has strong connections with business and industry, including internationally.

Learn more at: able.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm AEDT, 17 June 2024.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Anjelika Vorel
Talent Acquisition Specialist, Human Resources
E: [email protected]

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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