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University of Wollongong - School of Liberal Arts


  • Fixed Term, full-time appointment (6.5 years: July 2021 to December 2027)
  • Academic position, Literature and/or Classics, Level B-D 
  • Level B ($100,306 - $115,840 + 17% superannuation)
  • Level C ($121,839 - $137,412 + 17% superannuation)
  • Level D ($146,956 - $157,712 + 17% superannuation)

The School of Liberal Arts invites applications for an academic staff member (Level B-D) for which the principal duties are to deliver specific subjects within our Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation degree. The position will be offered for a 6.5-year fixed-term period.

Applicants should have strong Liberal Arts or Humanities credentials with a relevant PhD in Literature and/or Classics, with some working knowledge of/background in philosophy, as required to fulfil specific teaching needs. The appointee will have a demonstrated track record, appropriate to level of appointment sought, in research and in, producing influential, high quality publications and acquiring grant applications which feature in an active, forward-looking, impactful program of research.

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is in the top 2% of universities worldwide and was the highest ranked university in NSW by the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) in 2016.

Joining UOW’s School of Liberal Arts presents attractive terms and an exciting opportunity for outstanding people to contribute to the creation of a high-quality degree program while becoming part of a unique, research-rich academic unit. The successful candidate will join an already strong, existing academic team.

We encourage applications from qualified candidates who are not only committed to delivering student-centred learning and personalised approaches to teaching but who also aspire to producing world-class research. You will be expected to be able to work independently but also as an excellent team member. You will contribute to undergraduate teaching and curriculum development as well as postgraduate supervision. You will actively participate in the governance activities of the School including community, promotional and professional engagement activities.

The position has an expected start date of 5 July 2021.

Further information about the School of Liberal Arts can be found at:

School of Liberal Arts    Work with us

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire within the online application.

Enquires should be sent to: Sally Cole, Administrative Assistant to Senior Professor Daniel D. Hutto, Senior Professor and Head of the School of Liberal Arts.

The University of Wollongong is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion.  We value and acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of attracting and retaining talent in our workforce. The creation of a diverse and inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential, enhance our success and achieving our vision of being in the Top 1% of universities globally.

Position Description - Level B Lecturer

Position Description - Level C Senior Lecturer

Position Description - Level D Associate Professor

Closing Date: 31 January 2021, 11:59PM 


The University of Wollongong was born with a mission to transform our region: to educate and empower the people of the Illawarra. Our commitment to a better future has shaped our direction and impact since our inception.

 Over the years, we have grown to be a global diverse and inclusive civic university, working to solve global challenges and promoting harmony and social cohesion. We are proud to be a globally recognised and respected university, opening doors for our students, staff and partners.

Location: Wollongong - Australia
Salary: AU$100,306 to AU$157,712
£57,128.28 to £89,823.29 converted salary* + 17% superannuation (Level B-D)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th January 2021
Closes: 31st January 2021
Job Ref: 1037
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