University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
LECTURERS IN GENDER STUDIES AND CULTURAL STUDIES
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SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO. 2327/1013
Applications are invited for one continuing position and one two-year fixed term position in Gender and Cultural Studies at the level of 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.
For each position, the department is seeking an applicant with an outstanding research profile in Gender Studies, Cultural Studies or a related discipline. Area of research specialisation is open, though we are particularly interested in appointing candidates who specialise in gender and sexualities; spaces and practices of intimacy; and/or ethnicity, race and multiculturalism (an emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region would be an advantage). The appointee will be expected to teach large undergraduate units of study in one or more of the following units: Intimacy, Love and Friendship; Sex, Violence and Transgression; Masculinities; and/or Sexualities; and to supervise honours, masters 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 PhD in Gender Studies, Cultural 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. Experience in supervising honours, masters and higher research students is 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.
One position is full-time continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. The second position is a fixed term contract for two years, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Membership of a university approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment.
Remuneration package Lecturer (Academic Level B): $104,644 to $124,263 (which includes a base salary $88,426 to $105,004 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 2327/1013 for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 08 January 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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Women, Gender, and Sexuality