First listed on: 11 August 2017

UNSW Law seeks expressions of interest from leading researchers in law

UNSW Law welcomes expressions of interest from world class legal and interdisciplinary scholars seeking employment at the level of Professor. This forms part of a decade long University wide global recruitment drive that will build the research and teaching strengths of UNSW Law.

About UNSW Law 

UNSW Law is Australia’s leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research. Ranked 14th in the world among all law schools, UNSW Law is grounded in black letter skills and inspired by principles of justice. UNSW Law through its teaching, research and community outreach promotes a holistic understanding of law and its role in society. The Faculty’s strong sense of social responsibility embodies a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and social justice while actively engaging in law reform and policy development domestically, regionally, and globally. Our teaching is student-centred, experiential, research-based and outward-looking. Our graduates have flexible skills, critical perspectives and broad horizons.

UNSW Law is committed to workforce diversity and strongly encourages Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander legal scholars to apply.

About the role

We are seeking expressions of interest from world leading researchers in law suitable for appointment at the level of Professor. Full time and part time (minimum 0.4 fraction) employment options are available.

Next steps

If you think that a career at UNSW Law is right for you, please express interest by providing your CV, copies of or links to up to three leading publications and details of three referees. Please include a brief statement outlining:

  • your field of law;
  • your post-graduate qualifications;
  • your record of high impact research;
  • evidence of actual or potential engagement with law reform, the legal profession or similar; and
  • how you would contribute to the Faculty’s teaching and research, including by way of supporting the work of early career researchers and building the Faculty’s strengths in your field of law.

This expressions of interest process forms the initial round of recruitment for positions within the Faculty. Successful applicants will be nominated to the University for appointment.

All expressions of interest will be treated in confidence.


Please forward your expression of interest and/or any questions to:

Sandra Cepeda, School of Law
T: (+61 2) 9385 9683

Expressions of interest close: Monday 4 September 2017

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