The University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
LECTURER IN AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
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SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
REFERENCE NO. 1021/0514
- Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
- Excellent career development opportunities
- Full-time, continuing: $107K - $127K 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 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 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 Department of History at the University of Sydney, founded in 1891, is one of the leading centres for research and teaching in history in Australia and the region. The department offers wide opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate study in many fields of history. The main areas of the department’s current expertise are American, Australian, Chinese, Medieval, Early Modern and Late Modern European history.
The department invites applications for a Lecturer (Level B) in Australian History. The candidate must have been awarded a PhD in any aspect of Australian history and demonstrate the potential for outstanding scholarly achievement in her/his area of specialisation. The successful candidate will teach at all levels of the department's program, from first year and senior undergraduate units to the supervision of students at postgraduate level. Demonstrated ability to teach history units in twentieth-century Australian society and culture is essential. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a commitment to teamwork in curriculum development and other areas of administration. Desirable attributes include experience in the supervision of research students and a commitment to innovation in learning and teaching, including blended learning environments.
Remuneration package: Lecturer (Academic Level B): $107,679 - $127,867 p.a. (which includes a base salary of $90,990 - $108,049 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 1021/0514 for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 30 June 2014 (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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|Primary Category:||Australian and New Zealand History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Contemporary History