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Lecturer in Indigenous History

Job no: 498848
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Arts, Indigenous Studies

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education

School of Humanities

  • Level B ($96,210 - $114,250)
  • 4 year appointment
  • Opportunity to contribute to teaching and research in Indigenous History

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to 'innovate and inspire' there is no better time to join Western Australia's top University.

About the opportunity

The Discipline of History, within the School of Humanities at UWA, and the School of Indigenous Studies, are currently seeking a Lecturer (Level B) in Indigenous History. The successful candidate will specialise in the history of Aboriginal Australia. They will have an established track record of research and publication, teaching experience, and a record of applying for external grant funding.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate

  • Doctoral qualification in Indigenous Australian History.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching Indigenous Australian history in higher education environments.
  • A developing reputation in historical research including an active publication record in Indigenous Australian history.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality, team work, and administrative duties.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying for external research grants

Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description

Closing date: 31 August 2017

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File Lecturer in Indigenous History_Position_Description.docx

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.


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