University of Melbourne
Job no: 0056227
Role type: Full-time; Fixed term until Dec 2024
Department/School: School of Social and Political Sciences
Salary: Level B – $114,645– $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super
Calling all Sociology fanatics to apply now and join our collaborative team!
Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
About the Role
As the Lecturer in Sociology, you will be expected to coordinate and teach compulsory, core and elective subjects in the undergraduate major in Sociology and the Master of Social Policy. You will contribute to curriculum development and supervise student research projects at the honors and graduate coursework levels. It is likely that some teaching responsibilities will be delivered intensively and in teams.
Your responsibilities will include:
Active engagement with the Faculty’s Arts Teaching Innovation and Arts eTeaching teams to enable effective curriculum development in subjects and programs
Scholarly activity that supports, enables and disseminates teaching practice within the discipline
Design and delivery of overseas subjects and other student mobility programs when required
Who We Are Looking For
We are seeking a Lecturer in Sociology who is an active contributor to the discipline and school and can successfully coordinate and deliver subjects in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Sociology and Social Policy. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and can laisie with various stakeholders from all diversities.
You will also have:
A completed PhD in Sociology, Social Policy or a closely related discipline
Demonstrated specialisation in a research field that complements the Sociology discipline’s existing research profile and practice at the University of Melbourne
Ability to supervise honors and graduate coursework theses
For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.
This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.
Your New Team – Arts
The Faculty of Arts is a leading academic community dedicated to exploring and understanding the complexities of our ever-changing world. With a rich history since 1855, we foster bold critical thinkers and effective communicators who can navigate global challenges and delve into the essence of humanity.
Our five schools, including the Asia Institute, School of Culture and Communication, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics, and School of Social and Political Sciences, house renowned researchers and intellectually engaged students. We embrace diversity and inclusion, actively welcoming and valuing the unique contributions of individuals from all backgrounds to achieve our vision.
What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!
About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.
We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.
For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit –https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:
- Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
- The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact us via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.
If you have any particular questions regarding the job, please follow the details listed on the Position Description.
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