Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Law, Science and Technology

University of Queensland Law School


Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Law, Science and Technology

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Area:Faculty of Business, Economics & Law

Salary (FTE):Advertised at multiple classifications

Work type:Full Time - Continuing

Location: St Lucia

The University of Queensland Law School

Based at UQ St Lucia as part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, the School of Law is the oldest and most prestigious law school in Queensland.

Currently, the School employs 11 professional staff, 44 full-time academic staff and several adjunct professors. The School’s talented and committed researchers and educators include national and international scholars, distinguished alumni and leaders of the legal profession who are recognised for their research and teaching excellence both nationally and internationally, The School boasts world-class, state-of-the-art facilities, including one of Queensland’s largest law libraries and the Sir Harry Gibbs Moot Court.

About This Opportunity

As the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Law, Science and Technology you will teach and engage in high quality, collaborative research in the area of law, science and technology with a particular emphasis on cyber security. You will teach and contribute to the cross-disciplinary Masters of Cyber Security program and other subjects related to law and technology. You will have the potential to promote, impact and participate in national and international public debate, law reform, policy development and/or legal practice which elevates the Law School’s profile as a leader in this field.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. 

Our Ideal Candidate

You will hold a legal qualification in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) and will have an exemplary teaching record at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Candidates applying at Level C will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline. For Level B candidates, a PhD or PhD under examination or in the final stages of completion is desirable.  You will have the ability to relate well to students in an interactive learning environment and have an effective record of principal supervision of Higher Degree Research students. Experience in writing competitive research grant applications and a track record of peer-reviewed publications in leading journals and a pipeline of research-in-progress targeting high quality journals is essential. A full selection criteria for both Level B and Level C can be found in the Position Descriptions attached below.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at Academic Level B or C.

Level B: The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $97,590 - $115,888 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $114,181 - $135,590.

Level C: The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $119,548 - $137,846 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $139,871 - $161,280.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File PD_Lecturer in Law Science Technology_ Level B.pdf

Download File PD_Senior Lecturer in Law Science Technology_ Level C.pdf


To have a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Professor Patrick Parkinson at dean@law.uq.edu.au.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter (noting which level you wish to apply at)
  • Resume/CV (Curriculum Vitae), and;
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Advertised: 14 Oct 2020

Applications close: 11 Nov 2020 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

In your application, please refer to Professorpositions.com


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