Lecturer (ALEVB) - Law

Updated: 25 days ago
Deadline: 25 Jul 2022

  • $102,253 TO $120,814 PER ANNUM (ALEVB)
  • Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup Campus
  • Open to candidates with the relevant work rights

$102,253 TO $120,814 PER ANNUM (ALEVB)

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is WA’s top multi-campus university serving communities nationally and internationally. For 15 years in a row, ECU has achieved a 5-star rating for teaching quality in the Good Universities Guide. School of Business and Law courses are ranked as having the best overall educational experience in WA. ECU is also ranked in the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings. The School’s Law courses are ranked as having the best full-time employment rate and highest median salary in WA. For 6 years in a row, ECU is the top public university in Australia for undergraduate teaching quality according to Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT).

The School of Business and Law develops industry-ready graduates through high-quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged applied research. The School offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research Business and Law degrees designed to give students relevant theory, practical work experience, and critical employability skills. The School is a Member of the International Association of Law Schools and its Law Program is accredited by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia. ECU is the first and only University in WA to offer a fully accredited online Law degree.

As part of an exciting expansion plan, the School of Business and Law will move into its brand-new world-class city campus in Yagan Square in the Perth CBD in 2025. This Creative Industries, Law, Business and Technology Campus will be where innovative thinkers, adaptive learners and global citizens meet to develop into the leaders of tomorrow. ECU’s CBD campus will bring together streams of teaching and research with unique synergies for growth and development. This is unequivocally the most exciting time of all to join the university as it embarks on this further growth and transformational journey.

The Law discipline will reap immediate benefits from ECU’s move to the Perth CBD. Students will hone their skills in the most up to date moot court in the state, complete with enhancements for instantaneous video recording facilities and feedback, roaming cameras with sound sensitive tracking, and facilities for remote participation. Those from remote locations will experience a level of engagement as rich as that experienced by an on-campus student. At the same time, the geographical proximity to the metropolitan courts and libraries will enable on-campus law lecturers and students to expect an unsurpassed level of engagement with the legal profession.

The Role
The Law Discipline is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (ALEVB) with teaching and research expertise and experience to develop and deliver Priestley Units in the main. The successful applicant will contribute to the Schools teaching and research profile.   

Applicants must have a degree in Law (LLB), and a PhD in a related discipline.  Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to develop collaborations, secure external grants and engage with the legal profession.

Incumbents may be required to teach a range of Elective Units and at least two or more of the following Units in a semester:

  • Legal Process
  • Equity
  • Law of Trusts
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

As part of the ECU community, the applicant must demonstrate personal attributes that correspond with the University's Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence values.

In return, we offer an engaging and dynamic role as part of a committed and collegial team. Our collaborative and supportive environment provides many benefits, including a competitive salary, a dynamic team, and further training and development opportunities.

Benefits and Remuneration
This full-time, ongoing position attracts a salary of $102,253 - $120,814 p.a. (ALEVB) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements are available for negotiation to meet your circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program, and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.
If you need to discuss further about the role and expectations, you can address your queries to Associate Professor Joshua Aston, Associate Dean Law, School of Business and Law on 0415 143 330.  

How to Apply
Please upload your academic CV and a concise expression of interest (maximum five pages) addressing the Selection Criteria. 

Closing Date:
Applications close on Monday 25th July 2022 at 11:30 pm AWST.


ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


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