Lecturer in Criminology
School of Law
Continuous, Full time position
ACLEB | $92k-$109k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
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Murdoch Law School is Western Australia’s premier undergraduate law school, with a world-class learning environment and a resolute commitment to excellence in legal education. Proud in tradition, the School of Law has produced a Rhodes Scholar, a Fulbright Scholar, a Lionel Murphy Scholar, several winners of the Rotary Graduate Fellowship and numerous alumni who went on to become leading academics and practitioners in many fields and around the world.
The School of Law is home to a dedicated team of criminologists and an established and successful criminology degree program. From 2018, the new Bachelor of Criminology will be offered with a number of majors to choose from. The core task is to ensure the continued success of our new degree programs and to develop the research footprint of criminology at Murdoch in line with Murdoch University’s new Strategic Plan. In order to do that the successful applicant will have a PhD, the willingness and potential to begin developing a research track record commensurable with the level of appointment and the ability, together with the colleagues, to continue to develop our program with regard to teaching, curriculum, research, competitive grant applications and outreach to the relevant professional communities and stakeholders. The successful candidate must be able to supervise honours and higher degree students.
The position is a teaching focussed position, which means that activities around teaching and curriculum are particularly important. However, there will be time for the successful candidate to start developing a research record.
For more information about the degree and the scope of teaching that needs to be covered see http://handbook.murdoch.edu.au/courses/details/?us=63053&year=2018
For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.
Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will have:
A PhD in Criminology or related relevant field.
Demonstrated experience in teaching in the field of Criminology
Willingness and ability to develop a research agenda and participate in joint research projects with colleagues.
Demonstrated ability and commitment to successfully supervise Honours and HDR students.
Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary approaches to curriculum and pedagogy.
With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.
Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There has never been a better time to join us.
Please submit the following documents via the Apply Online button below:
A cover letter
Your most recent resume (CV)
A statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description)
Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted.
Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.
Position contact: Professor Jürgen Bröhmer, Dean School of Law on +61 8 9360 6820 or at email@example.com
Closing date: 22 January 2018 (please note that the University will be on Christmas shutdown from 22 December – 3 January 2018 Inc)