University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
SENIOR LECTURER IN GENDER AND CULTURAL STUDIES
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SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO. 1035/0513
- Vibrant research and teaching environment
- Join a supportive team of interdisciplinary colleagues
- Full-time, continuing, remuneration package: $128K - $147K p.a. including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super
The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7,500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students.
The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history of intellectual rigour and offers a vibrant research and teaching environment. The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of five schools in the Faculty, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia. The University is recognized for research excellence in Cultural Studies, having received the highest ranking for this field of research in the last two ERA exercises.
Applications are invited for a continuing position in Gender and Cultural Studies at the level of Senior Lecturer in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies. The Department has a vibrant interdisciplinary research culture and a reputation for excellence at all levels of teaching. It offers a dynamic undergraduate curriculum with majors in both Gender Studies and Cultural Studies.
The department is seeking an applicant with a demonstrated international research profile in Cultural Studies or a related discipline who can demonstrate a high level of excellence in undergraduate teaching and in research. We are particularly interested in appointing a candidate who specializes in the cultural dimensions of globalization, questions of everyday life, home and belonging, and cultural approaches to the environment and material culture. Expertise in ethnographic and/or qualitative research methods is highly desirable. The appointee will be expected to teach large undergraduate units of study in gender, communities, belonging and everyday life and to supervise Honours, Master’s and PhD students on a range of topics of departmental interest and need. In addition, they will be expected to pursue an active research program, participate fully in the Department’s research culture and undertake appropriate administrative roles and curriculum development as required.
Applicants must have a doctorate in Cultural Studies, Gender Studies or a related field, and be able to provide evidence of research publication and current research activity in their field. Demonstrated experience and excellence in teaching large units at an undergraduate level is essential as is experience in supervising Honours, Masters and Higher Research students. A demonstrated ability to attract competitive research funding is required. Evidence of professional service and leadership in the field of Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, or related fields is highly desirable. Applicants must also have excellent communication skills, a sense of collegiality, and a commitment to teamwork in curriculum development and other areas of administration in the humanities and/or social sciences.
Remuneration package Senior Lecturer (Academic Level C): $128,185 to $147,672 p.a. (which includes a base salary $108,318 to $124,898 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1035/0513 for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 28 July 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)
The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.
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