First listed on: 10 September 2019

Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer in Policing Studies


  • Build professional relationships and engage with industry
  • Apply your teaching and subject development skills
  • Multiple positions available for commencement in January 2020

The Role

  • Fixed Term (up to 3 years), Full Time
  • AU$67,481 to AU$114,117 p.a. (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Teaching focussed
  • Goulburn

The School of Policing Studies is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals in various areas of specialisation of policing and law enforcement including; operational policing, investigation (investigative interviewing and practices); criminal law and procedure; road safety; drug enforcement and harm minimisation; policing and society; community policing, professional ethics; communications; leadership and management and information and intelligence.

To be successful you will have:

  • A relevant qualification greater than an associate degree appropriate to the discipline
  • Current knowledge and understanding of policing through industry engagement or scholarly activity
  • Willingness to undertake annual field placement as part of ongoing development
  • Commitment to building strong professional relationships internally and externally

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences covers a diverse range of disciplines and is comprised of 6 Schools, 1 Centre and CSU Engineering - the School of Management and Marketing, School of Accounting and Finance, School of Computing and Mathematics, School of Policing Studies, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, School of Psychology, Centre for Customs and Excise Studies and CSU Engineering.

Our Faculty are leaders in their fields of teaching and research and combine significant professional experience with academic expertise. Our schools continue to grow through close collaboration and consultation with private industry, regulators, professional bodies, community engagement, partnerships and global networks.

The School of Policing Studies - Charles Sturt University and the NSW Police Force have formed a unique partnership to design, develop and deliver tertiary courses in policing. The partnership is an important strategy in the development of police recruit level training in NSW. The resources of both a large residential police academy and a responsive and progressive university have been brought together to provide a balanced, innovative service in police recruit level training and education.

The School of Policing Studies has staff located at Goulburn who primarily teach and undertake subject development in the undergraduate policing program for on-campus and online students studying to be a Police Officer with the NSW Police Force. In addition, an integral component of an academic staff members workload is dedicated to professional industry liaison, by maintaining sound relationships with industry agencies.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Ken Probert | Head, School of Policing Studies | Ph: (02) 4824 2570

Closing Date: 11pm AEST, 08 October 2019

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