Law Academic

The University of Sydney - Sydney Law School

Reference No.1744/0817 

  • Work with internationally renowned colleagues at Sydney Law School
  • Teaching and research, full-time, continuing, located at Camperdown Campus
  • Full-time, continuing, $84K - $195K package, which includes leave loading and up to 17% super 

About the opportunity
We are calling for applications from scholars who can teach into our Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Juris Doctor (JD) compulsory teaching units. 

About you
The University of Sydney seeks to recruit people whose own values align with the University’s stated values of “scholarly courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity”. The Law School is looking to recruit scholars who can teach into our Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Juris Doctor (JD) compulsory teaching units; with preference given to candidates who can teach in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Civil and Criminal Procedure
  • Equity
  • Real Property, and
  • Private International Law.

You will engage with and contribute to faculty learning and teaching activities and processes and pursue a research agenda. 

You will have previous teaching experience and demonstrated potential to take responsibility for curriculum development and design, course coordination, and assessment, as well as the potential to conduct scholarly research. You will have a proven scholarly research track record, or proven potential to develop a scholarly research track record, and while preferable it is not essential that your research interests be in the above areas. There will be a requirement for you to be committed to teach in one or more of the above compulsory units on an on-going basis. 

Successful candidates will: 

  • demonstrate talent and enthusiasm for teaching in one or more of the compulsory law subjects in the LLB and JD programs, particularly Civil and Criminal Procedure, Equity, Real Property, and Private International Law.
  • hold a research degree in law, or demonstrated equivalent research capacity. Successful applicants will generally hold a PhD.
  • demonstrate capacity and ability in teaching, research and governance. 

About us
Sydney Law School attracts high calibre students to its combined Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Juris Doctor (JD) programs, and has an extensive postgraduate teaching and research programs. 

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff  who support over 60,000 students. 

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website. 

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 8 October 2017 11.30pm

Interview date: 5 December 2017 

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. 

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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